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Yahoo shareholders revolet

SEVEN shareholders have decided to sue Yahoo for bungling the takeover bid by Microsoft Yahoo's board claimed that Microsoft's offer, originally valued at $446 billion, is...

Yahoo sweats as Microsoft turns up the heat

Things continue to heat up in Microsoft's bid to take over Yahoo: the latest move being a plan by Microsoft to nominate its own board of directors, hoping shareholder support of...

Yahoo playing hard to get

WHILE the world plus dog is saying that the Microsoft merger with Yahoo is as certain as taxes, it seems that the search engine outfit is being a little coy about the Volish...

Yahoo Profits Slip; To Cut 1,000 Jobs

After a fairly challenging year, struggling web media company Yahoo posted a 23 percent decline in fourth-quarter earnings and announced plans to cut 1,000 jobs, or roughly 7...

Yahoo accused of lying to Congress

YAHOO'S chief executive Jerry Yang has been summoned to Washington to explain why one of his top execs lied to Congress about the Internet giant's role in a Chinese human rights...

Yahoo buys Right Media

SOFTWARE FIRM Yahoo said it will buy Right Media It will pay a piffling $680 million for the firm It's had a 20 per cent interest in the outfit since last October Right Media...

Yahoo China guilty of piracy

A CHINESE COURT has dubbed Yahoo's Chinese operation music piracy and demanded it pay the record companies the grand sum of $27,000 in damages The International Federation of...

Yahoo names click fraud czar

Yahoo has promoted one of its staff attorneys to an executive-level position that is akin to being click fraud czar at the second largest Web search provider For seven years,...

Startup vet to run Yahoo’s greenhouse

Yahoo hasn't officially announced its Brickhouse program dedicated to launching innovative new products, but word has leaked that it has hired a startup veteran to head up the...

Yahoo Integrates IM into Web E-Mail Client

Following the lead of Google, which has integrated its instant messaging application within Gmail since February of last year, Yahoo on Monday added similar functionality to allow...

Yahoo Offers up to $1 Billion For Facebook Buyout

Analysts claim that Yahoo needs a bigger presence in the social networking scene Social networking site Facebook may be bought by online search giant Yahoo for $1 billion,...

Music labels sue Yahoo China

Music industry lawsuits: they're not just for the West anymore The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the international body charged with protecting...

Yahoo censors more Chinese than the Chinese

SEARCH ENGINE outfit, Yahoo! is more ruthless at censoring its content in China than the locals, a media watch dog has barked Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said their tests...

Yahoo Ships Customized IE7 Beta 2

Yahoo! on Friday released its own customized version of Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2, which sets Yahoo as the default search provider and makes the browser load up the portal's...

Yahoo launches video search

Yahoo has launched a movie search service in order to capitalize on the growing popularity of A/V content Available at videoyahoocom as of last night, the video search features a...

Yahoo: Microsoft Wanted a Search Stake, Not an Acquisition

Did they or didn't they Only Terry Semel (Yahoo chairman and CEO) really knows, it seems Did Microsoft attempt to acquire Yahoo, to the tune of $80 billion or any other amount...

Yahoo to become a techie mag

SEARCH ENGINE outfit outfit Yahoo says that it is going to release its own tech magazine Called Yahoo Tech, this will provide news and information on gadgetry in 18 categories,...

Yahoo helps China arrest another journalist

A SUBSIDIARY of the search engine outfit Yahoo, seems to have helped the Chinese government lock away an online pro-democracy supporter Reporters Without Borders says it has...

Yahoo Adds Satellite Imagery to Maps

Following in the footsteps of Google and Microsoft, Yahoo on Wednesday rolled out a new Yahoo! Maps beta complete with satellite and ariel imagery The company says the service now...

Yahoo Launches US VoIP Services

Yahoo shipped enhancements to its Messenger with Voice client on Wednesday, adding support for US users to place and receive phone calls to and from traditional phones Calls to US...

Yahoo: Create Apps for Our Services

As the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference gets underway this week, "mashup" has become the buzzword of the Web Yahoo is opening up four APIs for developers to create mashups,...

Yahoo Wins First Round in IP Theft Case

Yahoo won a restraining order against wireless content company MForma late Wednesday, preventing the seven former Yahoo employees it hired from disclosing or using any proprietary...

Yahoo, Cingular Link on Mobile Content

AT&T said Tuesday that it had reached a deal with Yahoo to bring its Yahoo! Go service to Cingular customers that live within the 13-state region AT&T serves Also, select stores...

Yahoo Refreshes Music Engine to 1.1

Yahoo has released the first major update to its Yahoo! Music Engine software since the product's launch in August of last year Atop the list of new features is a streamlined user...

Yahoo pleads for US to bale it out on human rights

ONLINE FIRM Yahoo will get an onion or two out of its corporate waistcoat today and ask the US government to give it clear guidance on what it should do when totalitarian...
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