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Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Compromised In Major Hack

on September 23, 2016 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Compromised In Major Hack

Yahoo has just confirmed that their service has suffered a major hack – back in 2014, however now they have decided to inform users. Yahoo have gone on to say their believe this is a state-sponsored hack, and if found to be true can have real implications among international diplomatic relations. According to Yahoo, the […]

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Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

on July 26, 2016 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

Verizon – a large US telecommunications provider has agreed to acquire the main aspects of the Yahoo business for $4.8 Billion USD. Last year Verizon purchased AOL, which will now have key business units merged with Yahoo – while the websites will still operate independently. This seems like a good price for Verizon as Yahoo […]

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Yahoo Profit Up After 1 Year with Marissa Mayer At The Helm

on July 17, 2013 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Profit Up After 1 Year with Marissa Mayer At The Helm

Yahoo have just released their Q2 2013 Financial Results, 1 year after Marissa Mayer was appointed as the company’s CEO. The reaction from investors and commentators has been mixed but there are a couple key points to take away from this update: Net Profit up 46% from a year ago to $US331 Revenue fell 1% to $US1.07 […]

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Yahoo To Purchase Tumblr For $1.1 Billion USD

on May 20, 2013 | Tumblr Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo To Purchase Tumblr For $1.1 Billion USD

There are several reports coming out of the US that the Yahoo board has approved a deal to purchase Tumblr for $1.1 Billion USD. Update: This has now been confirmed by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer via her own Tumblr blog (how nice:) This is a big move on Yahoo’s part, to purchase a stand alone […]

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Yahoo Implements Google’s Rel = Author

on August 17, 2012 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Implements Google's Rel = Author

As I was running a few searches on Google yesterday, I noticed this interesting change for Yahoo News. It seems they have implemented Google’s Rel = Author markup on some of their news properties in the United States. Here is a pic of the search results: This is an interesting move by Yahoo, but not […]

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Marissa Mayer is the new Yahoo CEO

on July 17, 2012 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Marissa Mayer is the new Yahoo CEO

Can this be right? One of Google’s top executives poached by Yahoo? It’s happened, Marissa Mayer – the former VP of Maps and Local at Google is now CEO of Yahoo Inc. This is obviously going to be a very challenging position for Marissa, no doubt one of the main reasons why she has taken this […]

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Yahoo Adds Google+1 Button to News

on April 20, 2012 | Google +1 Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Adds Google+1 Button to News

We saw recently Google rolled out a new +1 button for their social network, Google+. Many webmasters around the world have added this button as it can now impact search results for Google web search users, especially people who run Google searches logged in to their Google account. In an interesting move, Yahoo Australia and […]

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Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns

on January 18, 2012 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns

Yahoo has announced that Jerry Yang, one of the origional Co-Founders of Yahoo over 17 years ago has resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors. Yahoo recently appointed a new CEO, Scott Thompson who was previously President of Paypal. Jerry Yang co-founded Yahoo in 1994 with Stanford friend David Filo. According to Alexa.com Yahoo is the […]

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Microsoft Acquire Yahoo, Take 2?

on October 6, 2011 | Microsoft Yahoo | Comments (0)
Microsoft Acquire Yahoo, Take 2?

There are rumors floating around that Microsoft may be looking to make another bid to acquire Yahoo Inc. In 2008 Microsoft put forward a bid of $44 Billion, which the Yahoo management team rejected. This lead to Yahoo stock price tumbling and Jerry Yang who was CEO (and also Founder of Yahoo) was removed from […]

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Yahoo7 builds and launches new Oztips site

on August 5, 2011 | Oztips Yahoo | Comments (1)
Yahoo7 builds and launches new Oztips site

Over the past couple of months it seems Yahoo has had some issues with the Oztips site. I’ve had many people come to me and explain their frustration with an unreliable and inaccurate tipping service. I have been told of tipping competitions that have been ruined by Oztips providing the wrong stats about games, players […]

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