Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Pulls Out of CES Keynote (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has pulled out of doing a keynote at January’s Consumer Electronics Show due to a change in her schedule, a Yahoo spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

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Microsoft, Yahoo Join Google Books Opposition (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Microsoft Corp and Yahoo! Inc are joining a group of opponents to a class action settlement that gives Google Inc the right to digitize millions of books, the companies said on Friday.

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Yahoo Revamps Mobile Home Page, Adds Sync (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Yahoo has begun revamping its mobile home page, although Apple iPhone users will be the only ones to receive the new functionality. Good news, though: a new desktop-to-mobile sync function will be available to 400 devices in 17 countries, according to Yahoo.

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Google to Launch Google Wave Public Beta in Sept. (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Google will open its Google Wave service up to the public on Sept. 30, the company said this week.

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Yahoo Allows Users to Opt Out of Mobile Ads (PC Magazine)

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

Yahoo has unveiled a new mobile feature that lets users opt out of interest-based advertising from the company right from their mobile devices, in an effort to make each user’s privacy choices more accessible and transparent.

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Yahoo: No Pressure For Deal Despite Bing (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Yahoo Inc CEO Carol Bartz elaborated on her views on a potential Internet search partnership with Microsoft Corp, even as she stressed that Yahoo was not under any pressure to do a deal and downplayed Microsoft’s newly-released search engine.

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How Wolfram Alpha Compares to Google, Wikipedia (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

In just a few days’ time, college students and amateur researchers will gain a new resource: Wolfram Alpha, which sits somewhere between Google and Wikipedia as a Web almanac or research tool. We asked Wolfram co-founder to explain Alpha’s nuances, and took it for a test drive.

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Microsoft CEO Still Sees Chance to Work with Yahoo (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer said he sees opportunities to work with Yahoo Inc to create a “better search product” but would not comment on discussions that the two may be engaged in.

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Yahoo Denies Cuts Are Focused on Flickr (PC Magazine)

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Yahoo acknowledged Thursday that its latest round of layoffs will impact the Flickr team, but denied suggestions that the photo service was the main focus of its 5 percent reduction.

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Track Swine Flu via Google Maps (PC Magazine via Yahoo! News)

Monday, April 27th, 2009

If you’re interested in tracking swine flu cases, there is now a Google maps app to help.

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