Tag archive for ‘Yahoo’
By insider On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Tried To Blow Up The Yahoo-Tumblr Deal In May

  Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg tried to ignite a bidding war with Yahoo over Tumblr as reports of the impending acquisition started to trickle out to the press. According to Nicholas Carlson’s More...

By insider On Friday, February 8th, 2013

Bing falls in the rankings, is replaced by Russian search engine

  It’s an embarrassing day for Bing, with the search engine officially falling in ranking under the apparently not-completely-obscure Russian search engine Yandex, which now holds steady as the fourth largest More...

By insider On Monday, January 21st, 2013

New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro Hints at the Future of the Web Portal

Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro, right, in conversation at the DLD Munich conference. Yahoo’s problem: It’s a king of the portal age of the Web, in a time where we’re shifting away from reliance on the More...

By insider On Friday, January 18th, 2013

A Source Met With Marissa Mayer’s Acquisitions Team, And This Is What They Said They Want To Buy

A source of ours met with Yahoo’s corporate development team sometime during the past few months. This source said the team was open about the kinds of startups and companies CEO Marissa Mayer would More...

By insider On Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Flickr Photos Now Show Up in Yahoo Image Searches

Photos from Flickr are now showing up in Yahoo Image searches, the company announced on Thursday. Yahoo is making “tens of millions” of Flickr photos available, which are available for reuse and More...

By insider On Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Judging By This Angry Email, Marissa Mayer Hasn’t Yet Wowed ALL Yahoo Employees

Most of the noise out of Yahoo since it hired ex-Googler Marissa Mayer to be CEO itself has been positive. But not all of it. Last week, for example, we got an angry, anti-Mayer email from an anonymous reader More...