Yahoo hires ex-Microsoft exec to run news channel (AP via Yahoo! News)

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Yahoo Inc. said Monday that it has hired former Microsoft Corp. executive Jeff Dossett to oversee the Internet company’s news and entertainment sites in the United States.

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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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