Yahoo Settles Mary Kay Trademark Lawsuit Over Online Ad Logos (Bloomberg)

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) — Yahoo! Inc. settled a lawsuit by cosmetics distributor Mary Kay Inc. that accused the Internet search firm of letting unauthorized resellers of Mary Kay makeup products use its logos in pop-up advertisements.

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Google, Microsoft Increase Search Share in U.S.; Yahoo Declines (Bloomberg)

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. boosted their share of the U.S. Internet search market in September, while Yahoo! Inc. lost ground, according to research firm ComScore Inc.

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Google pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Internet search giant Google paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Friday on the 140th anniversary of his birth, replacing the ‘G’ in its colorful logo with a picture of the Indian independence hero.

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Yahoo, Microsoft defend deal (LA.com)

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

A day after unveiling a new Internet search partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft defended it against criticism that Yahoo could have done better, but investors have pushed the stock down 15 percent.

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Yahoo, Microsoft defend deal (Denver Post)

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

A day after unveiling a new Internet search partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft defended it against criticism that Yahoo could have done better, but investors have pushed the stock down 15 percent.

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Justice to Review Microsoft-Yahoo Deal Further (New York Times)

Friday, September 11th, 2009

Microsoft and Yahoo have been asked by the U.S. Justice Department for more information on a proposed Internet-search partnership, expanding the agency?s review of the deal.

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Yahoo shares up on ad recovery, positive outlook (AP via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Shares of Yahoo Inc. soared Thursday after an analyst upgraded the stock based on his expectations of an advertising recovery and positive longer-term outlook for the Internet search giant.

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Amazon.com makes its case against Google book deal (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Online bookseller Amazon.com Inc. is warning a federal judge that Internet search leader Google Inc. will be able to gouge consumers and stifle competition if it wins court approval to add millions more titles to its already vast digital library.

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Yahoo investors unimpressed with Microsoft deal (PhysOrg)

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

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.

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Will antitrust probe keep Microsoft, Yahoo apart? (USA Today)

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Yahoo and Microsoft hope that by joining forces, they can tilt the balance of power in Internet search away from Google. First, however, Yahoo and Microsoft have to convince regulators that their plan won’t hurt online advertisers and consumers.

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