Yahoo! to Hold Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call October 20, 2009 (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, October 5th, 2009

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—-Yahoo! Inc. :

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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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Yahoo Takes Turn In Front Of House Subcommittee (WebProNews)

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Yahoo wants you to know that it values your privacy as much as – or possibly more than – Google.  Yesterday, the Mountain View-based giant got a bit of a head start in terms of describing a hearing titled “Behavioral Advertising: Industry Practices and Consumer Expectations,” but Sunnyvale has now published its take.  Anne Toth, Vice President of Policy and Head of Privacy at Yahoo, testified in …

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Yahoo Hires Experienced Adobe Exec (WebProNews)

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Yahoo’s found someone new to manage a collection of its most important offerings.  Bryan Lamkin, who previously worked at Adobe and two venture capital firms, will join the Sunnyvale-based corporation with the title “senior vice president of Applications Products.”   Bryan Lamkin “Applications Products” sound unfamiliar?  Try Yahoo Mail, Flickr, and Yahoo Answers, instead, as they’re all part of …

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Yahoo Cutting 20 Percent Of French Staff, Developers Bear The Brunt (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Yahoo is cutting about 52 staff from its 251-strong French operation under the group-wide reductions announced from the company’s Sunnyvale HQ in October. Engineering staff are taking a big hit from the restructure as Yahoo’s French sites carry proportionally engineers than other locations, the company told AFP: “The category of engineers is the most affected by the cuts at the global level … …

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Sinking shares could renew Yahoo deal (The News Journal)

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

SEATTLE — When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon.

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Yahoo: A bargain at half the price? (Lexington Herald-Leader)

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

SEATTLE . When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised that brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon. Now the market collapse has helped drive Yahoo’s value to a fraction of what Microsoft originally bid. If Microsoft or another buyer were to float a new offer, the acquisition would come much cheaper, and …

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Yahoo could again be a target (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised that brighter days in Sunnyvale, Calif., were just over the horizon.

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Sinking shares could make Yahoo a target again (AP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, October 10th, 2008

When Yahoo Inc. co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang spurned Microsoft Corp.’s rich buyout offer this spring, he promised brighter days in Sunnyvale were just over the horizon.

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In Hindsight: Yahoo, a 9.375% sales tax and other innovations (San Jose Mercury News)

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Here’s some news you may have missed last week, based on staff and wire reports. Monday After Yahoo’s annual meeting the week before, the math didn’t add up for Capital Research Global Investors, one of the Sunnyvale Internet content powerhouse’s largest shareholders.

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