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A fat check from an Internet giant can be a blessing - or a curse. In a recent blog post, 37Signals looks at four start-ups that withered on Yahoos vine. Read more ». A fat check from an Internet giant can be a blessing - or a curse. In a recent blog post, 37Signals looks at four startups that withered on Yahoos vine. Read more »
New YAHOO Mobile Development Suite Seduces App.
Today at Yahoos first mobile developer conference, the tech giant unveiled its new Yahoo Mobile Development Suite that combines Yahoo App Publishing for monetization, Search In Apps, and App Marketing with its Flurry��.
Yahoo Data Shows Depth of Challenge Mayer Faces
Analysts and shareholders are eager to see whether Marissa Mayer can lure back advertisers, reinvigorate a muddled brand and improve morale.. Marissa Mayer faces challenges as Yahoos new chief executive, with analysts and shareholders eager to see if she can lure back advertisers, boost a muddled brand and improve company morale; Yahoo reports second quarter earnings that beat analysts expectations, but revenue was was flat at $1.22 billion; net income for the second quarter fell 4.2 percent from a year earlier, to $228.5 million, or 18 cents a share.
As Silicon Valley Cheers Yahoo Chief, Wall Streets Reaction Is Muted
. Across Silicon Valley, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and former colleagues broadcast their enthusiasm for Marissa Mayer, the new chief executive of Yahoo, even as investor reaction was tepid.
Yahoo announces on demand passwords so users never.
Yahoo has introduced a new on demand password system that allows you to log into your account anytime using an individually generated unique code that the company will text to your phone. Its essentially two factor��.
Apocalypse Soon: Tom Hanks Discusses His Web Series Electric City
. The actor and producer talks about the creation of “Electric City,” an animated series for Yahoo, which is shaped from his colorful memories of sci-fi culture past.
Yahoos brutal corporate re-alignment - Business Insider
Last week, Yahoo fired about 100 people. The firings were part of a strategic realignment. Over the weekend, we heard a story from two sources thats a reminder of how painful such corporate realignments can be for��.
Yahoo Says It Plans to Cut Another 2,000 Jobs
The Internet company said it would lay off 2,000 out of 14,000 employees as part of a broader restructuring effort under Scott Thompson, the new chief executive.. Yahoo says it will lay off 2,000 employees, or about 14 percent of its work force, as part of a broader restructuring effort.
Review: Sin City Saints, a Yahoo Basketball Comedy
Yahoos attempt to make its video offerings more televisionlike ��� which is to say more like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu ��� began last week with the premiere of the sixth season of ���Community,��� a show that had been canceled by NBC. But a better test comes.
China: Dissident in YAHOO Case Released, Wife Says
The wife of the dissident Wang Xiaoning said that he had been released after serving 10 years in prison on a state subversion conviction that was supported by evidence from the Web portal Yahoo.. Yu Ling, the wife of Chinese dissident Wang Xiaoning, says that he has been released after serving 10 years in prison on a state subversion conviction that was supported by evidence from the Web portal Yahoo.
Furor Over Yahoo Mail Changes
. An upgrade to Yahoo Mail has longtime users summoning their online pitchforks.
Ilya Kovalchuk eyeing NHL return in 2016-17 season: Report
From Yahoo Sports: Whats the future hold for him? A source tells Finlands Iltalehti that Kovalchuk has had discussions with SKA management about returning to the NHL for the 2016-17 season.
YAHOO Resists Marissa Mayer Deposition in $1 Billion NCAA Bracket Lawsuit
What are the odds that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer knows something about a contest that offered to pay $1 billion to whomever correctly picked all the winners of the 2014 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament? According to SCA Promotions, a Texas company .
Roxanne Chalifoux, Villanovas crying piccolo player, speaks out
Chalifoux spoke with Philadelphias WIP radio station on Monday morning and said she was crying because shes a senior and it was her last time performing with the schools pep band. She said she was aware the cameras were on her, but that viral fame .
Tired of forgetting your password? YAHOO says you dont.
Company rolls out new ���on-demand��� phone-integrated password service at SXSW festival, and nods to future encryption service.
YAHOO shows off password-free logins and new encrypted.
Thats why Yahoo is taking a new approach, called on demand passwords. Like two-step authentication, youll be sent a unique time-sensitive code through an app or a text message to your phone when you want to log in.
Why It May Take More Than Former Google Stars to Turn YAHOO Around
. Marissa Mayer has done much to revive Yahoo, but the Internet company, write Richard Beales and Robert Cyran of Reuters Breakingviews, still has a fundamental problem.
YAHOO Profit Rises, but Revenue Is Flat
The company said profit rose largely because of the sale of its HotJobs career site.
YAHOO Is Said to Move Toward Personalized Content
A new platform being built by Yahoo is meant to take advantage of the growth in tablets and smartphones.
Reports: Indiana coach Tom Crean said you suck to referee.
From Yahoo Sports: Frustrations boiled over for Indiana coach Tom Crean after a loss to Wichita State.
YAHOO lays off 200 in China, more than 700 total in 5 months.
Yahoo is laying off between 200 and 300 employees as it shuts down its operations in China, reports The Wall Street Journals Doug Macmillan. Yahoo has now cut between 700 and 900 employees since October.
Iran expands regional empire ahead of nuclear deal
BEIRUT (Reuters) - With Iran moving closer to a deal with world powers to constrain its nuclear program in return for an end to sanctions, Arab analysts and leaders are focused more on how Tehran is working unconstrained to tighten its grip on Arab.
After 22 years on death row, woman sees murder case tossed
PHOENIX (AP) ��� An Arizona woman who spent more than two decades on death row in her 4-year-old sons killing saw her murder charge dismissed Monday, bringing an end to a controversial case that relied almost entirely on the work of a detective with a .
NHL Playoff Death Watch: LA Kings in trouble; Bostons big.
From Yahoo Sports: Since were down to the final moments of postseason life for teams in contention, Puck Daddy solemnly begins a daily countdown to annihilation.
Police: No evidence of gang-rape at University of Virginia
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Attention YAHOO and Alibaba Investors: Watch Tumblr
Tumblr is a blogging service that allows bloggers to more easily follow others, and Yahoo is starting to ramp up contextual advertising in 2015, including app install ads. As such, Post projected Yahoo will improve its revenues generated by Tumblr to.
Celtics Marcus Smart ejected for punching Spurs Matt.
From Yahoo Sports: The rookie point guard is likely to receive a fine and suspension.
YAHOO’s Income Drops 5% in Struggle for Market Share
The company’s fourth-quarter income met Wall Street’s expectations of 24 cents a share.. Yahoos earnings announcement offers investors little hint as to what is next for the struggling search engine, making no mention of a new strategic direction under its new chief executive Scott Thompson; company’s net income in the fourth quarter dropped 5 percent, to $296 million, or 24 cents a share, from the year-ago quarter; revenue fell 3 percent, to $1.17 billion, excluding commissions paid to Yahoo’s partners; analysts had expected 24 cents a share, but slightly higher revenue of $1.19 million.
Drafting Speed in YAHOO Leagues, 2015 Fantasy Baseball
We are not only dealing with the differences in ADP from ESPN to Yahoo; slight changes to the projections since the last article have moved Leonys Martin up 15 spots and Starling Marte up 5 spots. Leonys Martins change��.
Password alternatives offered by YAHOO, Microsoft
Last week, Yahoo and Microsoft offered up some alternatives: Yahoo says it can text temporary passwords to users phones each time they want to sign into their Yahoo accounts. Microsoft says it is building facial-recognition and fingerprint.
NBA Power Rankings: An MVP candidate on the rise
Portland Trail Blazers (Record: 44-24; last week: 4): Struggling of late, Portland got some good news as LaMarcus Aldridge told Yahoo Sports he believes his latest hand injury is of the day-to-day variety. Oklahoma City. 9. Oklahoma City Thunder.
‘Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save YAHOO!,’ by Nicholas Carlson
In 2012, Marissa Mayer was tasked with reversing the fortunes of a struggling Internet pioneer.. Sheelah Kolhatkar reviews book Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! by Nicholas Carlson.
France faces unprecedented terror threat, say officials
Paris (AFP) - The threat of a jihadist attack in France has reached a level without precedent and new attacks are inevitable, according to top counter-terrorism officials. The threat is permanent, said one high-level official in the defence.
One Site Fits All, Except for Advertisers
As a something-for-everyone site, Yahoo has plenty of satisfied users. But that has not translated into strong ad revenue growth.
Bryce Harper responds to overrated tag with monster home.
From Yahoo Sports: One day after being voted the most overrated player in MLB, Harper crushed his first home run of the spring.
AP Analysis: Is Israel democratic? Not so clear
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2015 file photo, passengers sit in a bus driving past a billboard with the photo of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and late rabbi Ovadia Yosef, a long time spiritual leader of the Shas party, a day.
Wichita State earns a win to savor against Kansas
Mar 22, 2015; Omaha, NE, USA; Wichita State Shockers head coach Gregg Marshall (right) hugs guard Evan Wessel (3) after defeating the Kansas Jayhawks in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at CenturyLink Center. (Jasen Vinlove-USA .
YAHOO shutting down China office in latest cost-cutting move
BEIJING (AP) ��� Yahoo is closing its research and development center in China as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to placate shareholders pressuring the Internet company to cut costs while it struggles to bring in more revenue. The Beijing operations .
Mike Richards returns to save Kings playoff run? - YAHOO.
From Yahoo Sports: The Los Angeles Kings may have an ace, though they dont know yet if its considered low or high. Mike Richards has been recalled by Los Angeles to help with the Kings final playoff push. The Mike��.
The Chief of Yahoo Lifts Sales, and Spirits
Marissa Mayer’s first months as chief executive have impressed investors, and the company’s stock, recently at a four-year high, rose after hours.. Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer has impressed investors with her executive and engineering savvy; company’s stock, at four-year high, rises after firm reports fourth-quarter profit of $272.3 million, or 23 cents a share, compared with $295.6 million, or 24 cents a share, in year-ago quarter; revenue rose 1.6 percent to $1.35 billion.
Ferguson shooting suspect confessed on hidden camera, warrant reveals
Christmas told Yahoo News last week that Williams said ���he never fired a weapon��� and was recanting his confession. Christmas claimed that officers used excessive force ��� even pistol-whipped ��� Williams during the arrest, allegations the St. Louis.
YAHOO Profit Rises 36%, Exceeding Expectations
Despite improved profits, the company’s stock was down in 4 percent after-hours trading.. Yahoos first-quarter earnings beat analysts expectations, but the companys stock is still down 4 percent in after-hours trading; company reports a 36 percent rise in net income to $390 million, or 35 cents a share; revenue was $1.14 billion, down 7 percent from the year-ago quarter.
Proof That Working From Home Is Here To Stay: Even.
When newly hired CEO Marissa Mayer kicked off her turnaround at Yahoo, she banned employees from working from home. When Andy Mattes kicked off his turnaround at Diebold, the first thing the new CEO did was look for��.
Yahoo Is Closing Its Office In China And Laying Off.
Yahoo is bidding adios to China with the closure of its research center in Beijing ��� its only location in the country ��� as SCMP first reported. Hundreds of staff are expected to be laid off. ���We are constantly making changes to��.
YAHOO Reports Attack on Mail Accounts
. Yahoo said that attackers had attempted to gain access to Yahoo Mail accounts using usernames and passwords collected from a breach on a third party site.
Travel Search Site Hipmunk Cuts Yahoo Deal
. Hipmunk is a tiny company but it’s finding creative new ways to market itself that don’t require spending a fortune. On Tuesday, it plans to announce a deal with Yahoo.
YAHOO Creates Company to Profit From Hadoop Software
Recent successes at Yahoo are few and far between as it tries to overhaul a slumping business. One notable exception – at least for Silicon Valley’s engineers – is the company’s role in pioneering Hadoop, free software for managing supersized amounts of information.. Yahoo is creating a separate company to provide support and services for users of Hadoop, software it helped develop that manages large sets of data.
Yahoo Search Adds A Mortgage Calculator
Yahoo Search has quietly added a new quick answer to their search results for mortgage related searches. When you search for [mortgage calculator] or similar searches, Yahoo will show an interactive mortgage calculator at the top of the search results, .
Jerry Yang, ‘Chief YAHOO,’ Steps Down From Board
The co-founder of the once-dominant Web portal left as the company undergoes a wrenching examination of its future.. Yahoo says co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company he helped start 17 years ago; Yang will step down from the board of directors immediately and also step down from the boards of Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan; company is undergoing a strategic review under new chief executive Scott Thompson on whether it should sell off its Asian interests and focus on media assets.
For Katie Couric, Shift to Web From TV Is Complete
The former host of NBC’s “Today” show, who recently taped the last episode of her syndicated talk show, looks to continue exploring substantive topics for Yahoo.. Katie Couric, having taped final episode of her syndicated talk show, plans to shift focus entirely to her global anchor role at Yahoo; expresses some regrets about leaving television, but hopes that new platform will be a better home for substantial news topics than daytime television.
Cardinals sign Nathan Slaughter, first veterans combine participant
Well see if the veterans combine is a one-and-done event or if teams have interest in bringing it back next year. - - - - - - -. Eric Edholm is a writer for Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at email@example.com or follow him.
YAHOOs new on-demand passwords mean never having to.
Yahoo has announced some new initiatives that the company promises will make using its email service easier and more secure. At an SXSW session today, Yahoo launched on-demand passwords, which it says will��.