Financier Carl Icahn, one of Yahoo Inc.’s largest stockholders, has sold 12.7 million shares to whittle his holdings in the slumping Internet company down a percentage point to a 4.5 percent stake.
Archive for August, 2009
Yahoo India has decided to shut down SpotM, the social network it launched less than a year ago in India. According to the site, SpotM. which never exited private beta, will be shut down on Sep. 1. Yahoo launched SpotM as a social network for the 16-24 age bracket in an attempt to capture the growing market in India. It appeared that SpotM had potential to take off due the popularity of social …
An engineer who chased after Google for 10 years while at Yahoo is returning to his mission at Microsoft.
Now that Yahoo! has freed itself from its fight with Google, it can return to its roots as a directory company that helped users make sense of the world around them.
SUNNYVALE, California?Yahoo Inc. said on Monday it has revamped its search to compete against Microsoft Corp?s Bing, even as it relies on the Redmond giant to power its queries.
Phil Blizzard talks to Keith Nilsson, Senior VP, Emerging Markets, Yahoo, on the agreement to acquire Maktoob.com as an entry point into the Arab world ‘online’ arena. The time frame of operations, the developing markets and possible future developments are also spoken about.
An Internet search and advertising partnership that Yahoo Inc. struck with Microsoft Corp. last month has so far failed to inspire the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company’s investors.
Yahoo! announced the appointment of Jack Madrid as General Manager of Yahoo! Philippines. Based in Manila, Madrid will strengthen Yahoo!?s position as the place where millions of Filipinos and the world go every day to see what is happening with the people and things that matter to them most.
Yahoo has unveiled a package of improvements to its e-mail, search and other products, hoping to become the foremost one-stop Internet hub and weave the world?s largest stable of e-mail users into a more cohesive social network.
If Google digitizes the world’s books, how will it keep track of what you read?