Yahoo, NFL players union settle lawsuit over use of fantasy stats (USA Today)

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Yahoo Inc. and the NFL Players Association have reached a settlement over use of players’ statistics, photos and other data in Yahoo’s popular online fantasy football game, but details were not immediately available Tuesday.

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Yahoo, NFLPA reach settlement (Sports Illustrated)

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yahoo Inc. and the NFL Players Association have reached a settlement over the use of players’ statistics, photos and other data in Yahoo’s popular online fantasy football game, but details were not released Tuesday.

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Bing passes Yahoo, steals share from Google? (ZDNet)

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

There are reports saying that Bing had an extremely successful launch — both stealing share from Google, and “leapfrogging” Yahoo at the same time. Can this actually be happening? We will know more once we see details from sources like ComScore in the near future. It’s hard to argue with statistics — so I guess we should look for an explanation for what may have happened. When a company like …

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Google Search Continues to Grow as AOL, Yahoo and Microsoft Regroup (Search Engine Journal)

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

New statistics from Nielsen Online point out that Google?s dominance of the search market is not going away anytime soon, as Google Search Engine usages has grown substantially over the past year by 16.7%. Google now holds an estimated 64.2% of the ?search share market.? Keep in mind, a lot of search users use multiple search […] Check out the SEO Tools guide at Search Engine Journal . Google …

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Former Yahoo Scientist Heads To Microsoft (WebProNews)

Friday, March 27th, 2009

It looks like Microsoft has won another round of the hiring game.  Jan O. Pedersen, who used to work for Yahoo and was more recently employed by Amazon subsidiary A9.com, has joined Steve Ballmer’s Redmond-based corporation as chief scientist of Live Search. Pedersen’s got quite a bit of experience in the search field.  After getting a BA in statistics from Princeton and a Ph.D. in the same …

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Google outpaces search market growth (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

Google’s quantity searches in the United States during July surged 16 percent over the last year, cementing the company’s lead at the top of the market, according to statistics released Tuesday by Nielsen Online.

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