Google Strikes $750 Million Deal for AdMob (New York Times)

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Update | 2:05 p.m. Google has agreed to acquire AdMob , a fast-growing start-up that developed technology to place ads on mobile phones, for $750 million in stock, the company said Monday, The New York Times?s Miguel Helft reports from San Francisco.

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Microsoft and Yahoo challenge Google: Bing it on (The Journal News)

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft finally persuaded Yahoo to surrender control of the Internet’s second-most-popular search engine and join it in a daunting battle – taking on the overwhelming dominance of Google in the online advertising market.

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Yahoo Labs chief sees real-time search opportunity (Deepika)

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 1 (Reuters) Yahoo Inc is considering developing new real-time search capabilities, even as it outsources its existing Internet search technology to Microsoft Corp.

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Yahoo to test Google ads as defence vs. Microsoft (Tiscali)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc said on Wednesday it will carry Web search advertising from Google Inc in a test that could put pressure on Microsoft Corp to raise its bid to buy the company.

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Google Maps but With Graffiti (NBC Los Angeles)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

Watch out Google, someone has their eyes set on you. And the scary thing is they are trying to do a better job of impersonating Big Brother than you. A new car is going around San Francisco with a camera…

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Yahoo! loses Internet liability case (Business Insurance)

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO?Web site operators and Internet service providers that promise but fail to remove offensive material provided by third parties could find themselves liable for breach of contract, a federal appeals court ruled.

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Google Books Rival Objects to Settlement ( via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, April 20th, 2009

San Francisco’s Internet Archive wants to intervene in the $125 million settlement with authors and publishers that gives Google the rights to scan and sell books on the Internet. In a Friday letter to the New York judge handling the case, the digital library claims that if the settlement is approved, it would give Google a monopoly on “orphan works” — out-of-print books whose copyright owner …

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Icahn facing huge loss unless Yahoo stock rebounds (Washington Post)

Friday, December 5th, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO — If activist investor Carl Icahn is going to profit from his $1.8 billion bet on Yahoo Inc., the billionaire needs the struggling Internet company’s stock to more than double in value.

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(AFX UK Focus) 2008-08-31 14:20 CORRECTED-MySpace overtakes Yahoo in display ad views — report (Interactive Investor)

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Yahoo Inc has lost its lead of the U.S. market for online display advertising to MySpace and its parent company News Corp’s Fox Interactive Media and MySpace, new industry data shows.

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Intel, Yahoo to mesh TV and Internet (

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – After years of false starts aimed at bringing the Web to TV sets, Yahoo Inc has announced it is working with Intel Corp to create Web computer channels that run alongside TV shows.

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