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Singapore Press Holdings sues Yahoo over copyright

Reuters – 2011-11-23

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), which has a near monopoly of newspaper publishing in the city-state, said on Wednesday it filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Yahoo...

Yahoo hopes to reach readers with iPad magazine

Boston.com – 2011-11-03

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad.

Yahoo unveils digital magazine designed for tablets

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad.

Yahoo to launch 'game-changer' Livestand for mags

Media Week – 2011-09-19

Yahoo is gearing up to launch an HTML 5-based system called Livestand for magazine publishers wanting to cut the costs of getting onto iPad and Android apps.

Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL team up on ads

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-09-15

Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft are joining up to sell each other's advertising inventory, according to published reports

Carol Bartz Wants to Stay On Yahoo's 'Doofus'-Filled Board

AdWeek – 2011-09-10

Ousted Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz may not have the company's top spot any longer, but that’s not stopping her from hanging onto her seat on the board. In an interview with Fortune on Wednesday night,...

Yahoo, Gannett Expand Local Ad Tie-In

AdWeek – 2011-08-31

Embattled media companies Yahoo and Gannett are getting even cozier. Facing revenue declines, the Internet giant and the country’s biggest newspaper publisher are hoping they can boost their bottom...

Yahoo Ad Network Rolling Out Publisher-Friendly Features

AdWeek – 2011-07-28

Even though ad exchanges and networks were created to lubricate the buying and selling of digital ad inventory, the system is still far from slippery. One lingering issue is that of transparency:...

Suellentrop quits NYT Magazine to join Yahoo! News

Poynter. – 2011-06-29

The Cutline Chris Suellentrop has been named deputy editor of Yahoo’s network of news blogs. He tells Joe Pompeo: The Internet’s always been the most interesting thing in the world to me during my...

Arrivals and Departures: 'The New York Times', Yahoo News, National Geographic

The New York Observer – 2011-05-25

• Recent investigations into the accuracy of Scott Horton's National Magazine Award-winning story on the Guantanamo Bay suicides have some questioning the value of the MPA prize. Snagging an Ellie...

Yahoo Confirms Purchase of 5to1 [Voices]

AllThingsD – 2011-05-19

As tipped a week ago by ATD's Kara Swisher, Yahoo is buying 5to1, a self-serve premium advertising platform for major media publishers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a figure of $25...

YouTube Co-Founders Acquire Delicious From Yahoo

Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-28

San Francisco - YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen announced on Wednesday that they have acquired social bookmarking service Delicious from Yahoo (NASD: YHOO).read more

Yahoo to 'sell Delicious for $1m'

Guardian – 2011-03-18

StumbleUpon believed to be in the running to acquire bookmarking serviceYahoo is believed to be on the verge of selling its bookmarking service Delicious, possibly to the social "discovery engine"...

Yahoo follows News Corp, announces Livestand 'magazine' for tablets

Betanews – 2011-02-11

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Yahoo on Thursday announced that it will soon debut a new magazine-style method of digital content delivery especially aimed at touchscreen mobile devices like tablets and...

Yahoo! to launch Livestand, a personalization platform and digital newsstand

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-11

Yahoo is to launch a digital newsstand and personalization platform called "Livestand from Yahoo!" sometime in the first half of this year, paidContent reported. According to Yahoo's corporate blog,...

Yahoo plans digital newsstand for tablets

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-10

Yahoo unveiled plans Thursday to launch a digital newsstand for tablet devices, distributing content from a broad range of publishers to users in exchange for a cut of advertising and subscription...

Yahoo to launch tablet-based news and magazine service

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-10

The service -- dubbed 'Livestand' by Yahoo -- will initially feature popular Yahoo content such as Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports.

Biz Break: Is Yahoo killing Delicious? Plus: Silicon Valley jobless rate rises

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

Today: Can bookmark site Delicious find a new home outside Yahoo? Plus: Silicon Valley's jobless rate rises in November.

Yahoo to close more services after cutting 600 jobs

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

Yahoo confirmed it will phase out several services in the coming months, possibly including Delicious, MyBlogLog, Yahoo Buzz, Yahoo Picks and Yahoo Bookmarks.

How is Yahoo!'s New Content Farm Working Out?

Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Two months ago, Yahoo! acquired Associated Content for an estimated $90-100M . Over the past few years, Associated Content has become one of the most prolific content farms (companies that churn out...

Newspaper publisher Gannett to partner with Yahoo on local advertising sales

Yahoo – 2010-07-16

MCLEAN, Va. - Gannett Co., the largest U.S. newspaper publisher, is partnering with Yahoo Inc. to sell local online advertising. It's a deal that could help Gannett boost revenue as its traditional...

Some Yahoo email accounts hacked in China, Taiwan

Reuters – 2010-04-02

BEIJING/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo email accounts of some journalists and activists whose work relates to China were compromised in an attack discovered this week, according to rights groups...

Yahoo loses revenue chief to Web content start-up

Reuters – 2010-03-15

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's head of North American revenue and market development is leaving the company to join private online content start-up Demand Media, becoming the latest executive...

Yahoo! and Twitter strike content-sharing deal

CNN – 2010-02-24

Yahoo! and the micro-blogging site Twitter have struck a content-sharing deal, they announced Wednesday -- a plan that will share real-time tweets with the 600 million users in Yahoo's global...

Yahoo Renews Deal to Use A.P. Material

New York Times – 2010-02-02

It was not clear whether The Associated Press won more money from the deal, or what it might mean for the company’s talks with Google and Microsoft.

The Associated Press Strikes Deal with Yahoo

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-01

The Associated Press has signed a licensing deal with Yahoo Inc. that gives the news cooperative a steady stream of revenue at a time less money is flowing in from newspapers and broadcasters.

Yahoo CEO interested in social networks, search

Reuters – 2009-03-03

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Carol Bartz said social network sites are a key area of interest for the Internet media company, even as it tries to figure out how to boost its...

DealBook: Microsoft Chief Still Stuck on Yahoo

New York Times – 2009-02-24

Yahoo may have a new chief, but Steven A. Ballmer appears to be getting the same cold shoulder.

Yahoo News Head Khemlani Departs for Hearst as VP Digital Media

AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-23

Neeraj Khemlani, Yahoo's general manager and executive editor of news, is set to leave his job--right in the midst of a major restructuring of its media unit--to work at Hearst Corp.

Yahoo Content Model Gets Remixed, As Product Development Is Globally Centralized

AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-20

Will Yahoo's media properties fall flat with sweeping new changes that are afoot that will drastically change the way the company bakes its content offerings? According to many sources inside and...

Hearst lures Wood from Yahoo for digital role

Media Week – 2009-02-05

LONDON - NatMags' Hearst digital has named Yahoo executive James Wood as head of technology.

Yahoo ends Ads in RSS service

Media Week – 2009-02-03

LONDON - Yahoo has decided to stop running its Ads in RSS service, which enabled advertisers to insert contextual advertising into syndicated content

Yahoo Shuts Down Publisher Network RSS Ads

Search Engine Land – 2009-02-02

The next Yahoo program to be discontinued are the Yahoo Publisher Network RSS ads. Here is an email I just received from Yahoo: We wanted to let you know that we are closing our Ads in RSS program...

Former Chief of Autodesk Takes Reins at Yahoo

New York Times – 2009-01-14

Yahoo said that it had named Carol Bartz, the chairman and former chief executive of the software maker Autodesk, as its new leader, succeeding its co-founder Jerry Yang.

Yahoo Shuts Down Content Match In UK

Search Engine Land – 2009-01-14

The PPC Hero blog said they received an email from Yahoo that they are shutting down Yahoo’s contextual network ads in the United Kingdom. This product is named Content Match , which allows Yahoo...

Yahoo! Buzz Rolls Out New Publisher Landing Pages

Search Engine Journal – 2008-12-16

Aside from the new features of its various online products, Yahoo is also rolling out some for Yahoo! Buzz. Specifically, Yahoo Buzz Publisher can now have new landing pages that they can use to...

Ex-AOL boss seeks funds for his firm, not Yahoo: report

Reuters – 2008-12-03

Former AOL Chief Executive Jonathan Miller is trying to raise capital for Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focused on digital media where he is a partner, and not for buying Yahoo Inc,...

Journal Calls Report of Yahoo-Microsoft Deal Baloney

SYS-CON Media – 2008-12-01

According to the Times of London, Microsoft is in talks to acquire Yahoo's search business. The Wall Street Journal says the story is utter hokum. The British paper puts the price at $20 billion –...

Ballmer dismisses Yahoo buyout but open on search

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-19

Microsoft Corp. is no longer interested in buying all of Yahoo Inc., CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday, though he told shareholders that the company would still be "very open" to a collaboration on...

Big decisions for the new Yahoo CEO

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-19

As one of the Web's most popular sites, Yahoo should be in its prime. It enjoys huge traffic and makes money - no small feat in this economy. Despite those facts, the Sunnyvale Web portal is...

Internet shake-up: Yahoo's Yang to step down as CEO

USA Today – 2008-11-18

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is stepping down as chief executive, ending a rocky reign marked by his refusal to sell the Internet company to Microsoft for $47.5 billion more than triple Yahoo's...

Jerry Yang to quit as Yahoo boss

BBC – 2008-11-18

Jerry Yang, the co-founder of Yahoo, is to stand down as the internet portal's chief executive officer.

Yahoo! chief Jerry Yang quits after turmoil

Times Online – 2008-11-18

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo!, is to step down as soon as the embattled internet search engine group finds a successor.

Microsoft’s Chief Denies Any Interest in Buying Yahoo

New York Times – 2008-11-08

The comments by Steven A. Ballmer set off a 13 percent decline in Yahoo’s share price.

Google Won’t Pursue Yahoo Ad Deal

New York Times – 2008-11-06

The move, which came after antitrust regulators raised objections, leaves Yahoo scrambling for a plan for growth.

Yahoo and Google Offer to Revise Ad Partnership

New York Times – 2008-11-04

The two companies have offered to significantly narrow the scope of their advertising partnership in hopes of obtaining the approval for their deal from the Justice Department.

Yahoo does not violate rules on digital content: ministry

Vietnam Net – 2008-11-01

VietNamNet Bridge – Yahoo has not violated Vietnamese regulations on digital content supply as accused by the Vietnam Software Association (Vinasa), according to the Ministry of Information and...

Human Rights and Internet Companies: Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Principles

Electronic Frontier Foundations – 2008-10-29

For almost two years, EFF has been a participant in negotiations between human rights groups, investors, academics and Internet companies -- including Yahoo!, Google, and Microsoft -- aimed at...

Yahoo Improves Publisher Network Relevancy

Search Engine Roundtable – 2008-10-13

Yahoo has said they have improved the relevancy of their ads in the content network, or as you know it - the Yahoo Publisher Network. Yahoo's official forum representative, YahooPete, posted threads...

Yahoo worker accused of role in India terror

Guardian – 2008-10-07

Software engineer alleged to be part of 'media terror cell' who sent emails for Islamic Mujahideen

Advertising: Google Deal With Yahoo Draws More Opposition

New York Times – 2008-10-06

Resentment and fear of Google’s power is growing among some of the biggest players in the advertising industry.

Yahoo Overhauls System for Selling Display Ads

New York Times – 2008-09-25

For advertisers, Yahoo’s new platform would simplify the buying of display ads.

Chronicle joins Yahoo in online ad system

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-25

The Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News are partnering with Yahoo on APT, a system that will encourage the cross-selling of online advertising. The platform connects publishers, advertisers, ad...

Chronicle teams with Yahoo! for on-line ad system

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-24

The San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News are partnering with Yahoo! which Wednesday launched a digital ad platform called APT, a Web-based means to accommodate cross-selling of...

Yahoo adds apps and slicker news to its new homepage design

Guardian – 2008-09-18

Jemima Kiss takes a first look at Yahoo's redesigned homepage

Bits: Newspapers Worldwide (Minus U.S.) Oppose Google-Yahoo Deal

New York Times – 2008-09-17

A worldwide association of newspapers asked regulators to block the Google-Yahoo deal, even as its U.S.-based member said it has taken no position on it.

Newspapers say Google, Yahoo tie hurts competition

Reuters – 2008-09-15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deal by Google Inc and Yahoo Inc to share some advertising revenue will mean less money for newspapers and weaken Yahoo in the long run, the World Association of Newspapers...

Yahoo revamps sites to add third-party content

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-12

Yahoo executives pitched their plan to revamp the company's sites Thursday, emphasizing the addition of third-party content in an effort to become more of a destination for Web users. The...

Yahoo to open up web pages to Netflix, Amazon, others

BizJournals – 2008-09-12

Yahoo Inc plans to let other businesses like Netflix and Amazon run applications on its web pages. (YHOO) (NFLX) (AAPL) (AMZN)

Yahoo! oneSearch Comes to AT&T MEdia Net

Search Engine Journal – 2008-09-08

Yahoo and AT&T has reached an agreement that would bring Yahoo! oneSearch to AT&T’s on-deck MEdia Net portal. This would be the first time that a U.S. carrier is integrating Yahoo oneSearch...

Yahoo! revamps its online publishing network

Mad.co.uk – 2008-09-08

Yahoo! has unveiled the Yahoo! Network, its revamped online publishing network that includes BT, Eurosport, Five and Loot as well, as its own online properties.

Samsung teams up with Yahoo! to bring TV internet service to your sofa

Times Online – 2008-08-26

It may not seem like much, a matter of a few feet, negotiating a corridor and a couple of doorways, but it has become one of the technology industry's greatest challenges - dragging the internet...

Widget Channel: Yahoo promises to bring wonders of the web to television

Guardian – 2008-08-22

A new project by Yahoo and Intel will allow viewers to customise their TV screens with a swathe of internet services. By Jemima Kiss

Icahn's allies join Yahoo's board

Guardian – 2008-08-15

Yahoo has confirmed the appointment of two executives to its board of directors as part of a peace deal struck with dissident investor Carl Icahn. By Jemima Kiss

DealBook: Yahoo’s Advisory Bill Hits $36 Million

New York Times – 2008-08-12

In an S.E.C. filing, Yahoo said it spent $36 million in the first half of 2008 on fees for outside advisers helping it to handle Microsoft’s bid and other matters.

Tribune Co. Vet Michael Silver Named Yahoo Newspaper Consortium Exec Director

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-04

Michael A. Silver -- the longtime Tribune Co. veteran who began as a reporter and went on to lead such multimedia initiatives as its initial investment in AOL -- will be the first executive director...

Yahoo says not party to any voting errors

Reuters – 2008-08-04

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said on Monday it accurately announced the results of Friday's shareholder vote and was not a party to any errors that may have been made by voting institutions...

Yah-oops: Yahoo! news site in Olympic mix-up

Guardian – 2008-08-04

The headline 'Tiananmen Square Massacre Remembered' appeared in an Olympic celebration on Yahoo's news site. By Tania Branigan in Beijing

Microsoft online chief exits after Yahoo! failure

Times Online – 2008-07-24

Kevin Johnson, a Microsoft veteran and one of the key players in the software giant's failed $47.5 billion ($£23.9 billion) bid to buy Yahoo!, is leaving as the company attempts to re-energise its...

Activist Carl Icahn wins Yahoo! seats in boardroom battle

Times Online – 2008-07-21

Yahoo! today settled its acrimonious battle with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who will join the US internet search giant as a director.

AOL and Microsoft chiefs discuss a Yahoo! break-up

Times Online – 2008-07-17

Executives of AOL, the internet arm of Time Warner, met for formal talks with Microsoft yesterday afternoon to discuss a $40 billion ($£20.02 billion) break-up of Yahoo!, the internet search...

Google-Yahoo advertising deal should be blocked, says Microsoft

Guardian – 2008-07-16

The search advertising deal between Google and Yahoo should be blocked, Microsoft has told a US congressional committee. By Jemima Kiss

Advertising: Google and Yahoo Defend Ad Alliance at a Hearing

New York Times – 2008-07-16

At a Congressional hearing, Google and Yahoo lawyers argued that their advertising partnership did not violate antitrust laws and would help to keep Yahoo competitive.

Dealbook: From the Inside, Jerry Yang Looks Out for Yahoo

New York Times – 2008-07-15

Yahoo and the fate of its chief executive were Topic A at the annual billionaires’ summer camp as rival moguls gossiped about whether Yahoo would end up in the hands of Microsoft.

Yahoo fends off Microsoft/Icahn takeover bid

Guardian – 2008-07-14

Yahoo has rejected a joint takeover proposal from Microsoft and dissident investor Carl Icahn. By Jemima Kiss

Yahoo! rejects 'absurd' joint takeover offer

Times Online – 2008-07-14

Yahoo!, the internet search group, has received and rejected a new takeover proposal from Microsoft and Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor, which it described as “completely absurd and...

Murdoch takes News Corp. out of scuffle over Yahoo, says he expects Microsoft will walk away

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-11

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said his media conglomerate is "very unlikely" to be a part of any deal for Yahoo Inc., scuttling talk that Microsoft Corp. was making headway in enlisting the...

Yahoo CEO says not likely to meet with Microsoft

Reuters – 2008-07-10

SUN VALLEY, Idaho (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Jerry Yang said on Thursday he was unlikely to meet with representatives of Microsoft Corp at this week's meeting of media and tech executives...

DealBook: Sun Valley Diary: The Yahoo-Google Power Table

New York Times – 2008-07-10

The bar at The Lodge here in Sun Valley turned into a caption-writing contest for moguls Wednesday night: What was the group in the back talking about so intently?

Yahoo And Turner In Sports Ads And Content Deal

CBS News – 2008-07-10

Turner Broadcasting will rep ad sales for various pages across Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) Sports, per a new agreement announced this morning. Under the deal, Turner will have exclusive representation over...

Is Yahoo eyeing Demand Media?

CNET via Yahoo! News – 2008-07-09

Despite a hectic past two months fighting off a proxy battle with investor Carl Icahn, Yahoo is rumored to be sending out buyout feelers for social-networks company Demand Media.

Murdoch sees no deals for News Corp., talk centers on Yahoo-Microsoft dustup

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-09

News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch plans to forgo making deals at this year's Allen & Co. media retreat, dampening the five-day event renowned as an incubator for big-time media and Web...

Microsoft will talk to Yahoo 'if it replaces board'

Guardian – 2007-07-08

Microsoft has said it is willing to re-enter takeover talks with Yahoo, but only if the internet firm is under new management. By Richard Wray

Microsoft, Yahoo mull media partner options: sources

Reuters – 2007-03-08

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and Yahoo Inc have been holding separate talks with other potential media partners after their negotiations with each other broke down, sources...

Microsoft seeks allies for new Yahoo move: report

Reuters – 2007-02-08

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is preparing a new bid for Yahoo Inc's search business and has approached other media companies about joining it in a deal that would effectively lead to Yahoo's breakup,...

DealBook: Citi Analysts Play Matchmaker for Yahoo

New York Times – 2007-02-08

Analysts at Citigroup say they see another potential partner for Yahoo that might be a bit more palatable to Yahoo’s apparently merger-phobic board and still deliver real value.

Google and Yahoo to Search Inside Flash Files

New York Times – 2007-01-08

Adobe announced Tuesday that Google and Yahoo are adding search capabilities that will enable users to look inside the content of files encoded in Adobe’s Flash file format SWF.

Yahoo takes its defense against Icahn to investors

San Francisco Chronicle – 2007-01-08

Yahoo Inc. began pressing a case to major shareholders Monday that its board and management deserve a chance to prove they made the right move when they rejected a $47.5 billion takeover offer from...

Ypulse.com Announces Launch of Ypulse Books and Books Preconference at 2008 Ypulse National Mashup Conference - ... (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)

Yahoo – 2008-06-30

Ypulse.com, the leading independent media platform for teen media and marketing professionals, in partnership with publisher Modern Media, today announced the launch of Ypulse Books,...

Another Yahoo Overhaul as It Tries to Right Itself

New York Times – 2008-06-27

Under pressure from many shareholders for its poor performance and for its failure to complete a deal with Microsoft, Yahoo is reorganizing itself again.

Yahoo! Exec Joins MSLO

Adweek – 2008-06-23

NEW YORK Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has hired Orlando Reece as svp, broadcast sales to oversee cross-platform opportunities.

Yahoo goes back to its roots

BBC – 2008-06-11

For millions of people worldwide Yahoo remains synonymous with the internet itself, but after Microsoft walked away from buying the firm what does the future hold?

Yahoo Playing Ad Inventory Hardball

AdWeek – 2012-03-01

How badly does Yahoo want other publishers to join its fledgling sales alliance with Microsoft and AOL? So much so that it’s holding content distribution deals over the heads of some...

Atlantic Bumps Three; Yahoo CEO Safe

Media Bistro – 2012-05-09

The Atlantic names its first editor-in-chief in the magazine's 155-year history, a resume-falsifying CEO is still at his post, and there's a mass exodus from Groupon. Revolving Door Newsletter:...

Google’s Head of News: Newspapers are the New Yahoo

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-14

Google has a somewhat tense relationship with the traditional newspaper industry, since publishers like News Corp.’s Rupert Murdoch still believe it is depriving them of revenue by...

Yahoo Shuttering Livestand iPad App

AdWeek – 2012-05-26

With bikini season approaching, Yahoo’s all about trimming the fat. Last month the company announced that it would lay off 2,000 employees as part of then-CEO Scott Thompson’s plan to...

Yahoo kills its new tablet magazine Livestand

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-25

TABLETS Yahoo dumps its Livestand Yahoo is killing a tablet magazine called Livestand just six months after its debut on the iPad. The decision announced Friday is part of the struggling Internet...

Yahoo, Liquid set to publish motion comics

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-06-20

(06-20) 07:53 PDT PHILADELPHIA, (AP) -- Yahoo said Wednesday it is expanding its original offerings, partnering with Liquid Comics to offer motion-comics. The two companies said they'll make the...

How Yahoo is Offering 'Contextually Relevant Ads' for Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-10-01

Yahoo last week announced it had joined with Media.net to offer a new program which enables publishers "to create and customize ad units that display relevant text ads from across the Yahoo Bing...

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