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Yahoo files papers outlining ways of scattering adverts through digital books based on what is being read.
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Singapore Press Holdings sues Yahoo over copyright

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... | Reuters – 2011-11-23

Yahoo hopes to reach readers with iPad magazine

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad. | – 2011-11-03

Yahoo unveils digital magazine designed for tablets

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

Yahoo to launch 'game-changer' Livestand for mags

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. | Media Week – 2011-09-19

Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL team up on ads

Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft are joining up to sell each other's advertising inventory, according to published reports | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-09-15

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

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,... | AdWeek – 2011-09-10

Yahoo, Gannett Expand Local Ad Tie-In

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... | AdWeek – 2011-08-31

Yahoo Ad Network Rolling Out Publisher-Friendly Features

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:... | AdWeek – 2011-07-28

Suellentrop quits NYT Magazine to join Yahoo! News

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... | Poynter. – 2011-06-29

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

• 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... | The New York Observer – 2011-05-25

Yahoo Confirms Purchase of 5to1 [Voices]

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... | AllThingsD – 2011-05-19

YouTube Co-Founders Acquire Delicious From Yahoo

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 | Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-28

Yahoo to 'sell Delicious for $1m'

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"... | Guardian – 2011-03-18

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

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... | Betanews – 2011-02-11

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

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,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-02-11

Yahoo plans digital newsstand for tablets

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-10

Yahoo to launch tablet-based news and magazine service

The service -- dubbed 'Livestand' by Yahoo -- will initially feature popular Yahoo content such as Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-10

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

Today: Can bookmark site Delicious find a new home outside Yahoo? Plus: Silicon Valley's jobless rate rises in November. | San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

Yahoo to close more services after cutting 600 jobs

Yahoo confirmed it will phase out several services in the coming months, possibly including Delicious, MyBlogLog, Yahoo Buzz, Yahoo Picks and Yahoo Bookmarks. | San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

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

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... | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Newspaper publisher Gannett to partner with Yahoo on local advertising sales

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... | Yahoo – 2010-07-16

Some Yahoo email accounts hacked in China, Taiwan

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... | Reuters – 2010-04-02

Yahoo loses revenue chief to Web content start-up

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... | Reuters – 2010-03-15

Yahoo! and Twitter strike content-sharing deal

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... | CNN – 2010-02-24

Yahoo Renews Deal to Use A.P. Material

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. | New York Times – 2010-02-02

The Associated Press Strikes Deal with Yahoo

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. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-01

Yahoo CEO interested in social networks, search

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... | Reuters – 2009-03-03

DealBook: Microsoft Chief Still Stuck on Yahoo

Yahoo may have a new chief, but Steven A. Ballmer appears to be getting the same cold shoulder. | New York Times – 2009-02-24

Yahoo News Head Khemlani Departs for Hearst as VP Digital Media

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

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

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

Hearst lures Wood from Yahoo for digital role

LONDON - NatMags' Hearst digital has named Yahoo executive James Wood as head of technology. | Media Week – 2009-02-05

Yahoo ends Ads in RSS service

LONDON - Yahoo has decided to stop running its Ads in RSS service, which enabled advertisers to insert contextual advertising into syndicated content | Media Week – 2009-02-03

Yahoo Shuts Down Publisher Network RSS Ads

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... | Search Engine Land – 2009-02-02

Former Chief of Autodesk Takes Reins at Yahoo

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. | New York Times – 2009-01-14

Yahoo Shuts Down Content Match In UK

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... | Search Engine Land – 2009-01-14

Yahoo! Buzz Rolls Out New Publisher Landing Pages

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... | Search Engine Journal – 2008-12-16

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

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,... | Reuters – 2008-12-03

Journal Calls Report of Yahoo-Microsoft Deal Baloney

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 –... | SYS-CON Media – 2008-12-01

Ballmer dismisses Yahoo buyout but open on search

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-19

Big decisions for the new Yahoo CEO

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-19

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

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... | USA Today – 2008-11-18

Jerry Yang to quit as Yahoo boss

Jerry Yang, the co-founder of Yahoo, is to stand down as the internet portal's chief executive officer. | BBC – 2008-11-18

Yahoo! chief Jerry Yang quits after turmoil

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo!, is to step down as soon as the embattled internet search engine group finds a successor. | Times Online – 2008-11-18

Microsoft’s Chief Denies Any Interest in Buying Yahoo

The comments by Steven A. Ballmer set off a 13 percent decline in Yahoo’s share price. | New York Times – 2008-11-08

Google Won’t Pursue Yahoo Ad Deal

The move, which came after antitrust regulators raised objections, leaves Yahoo scrambling for a plan for growth. | New York Times – 2008-11-06

Yahoo and Google Offer to Revise Ad Partnership

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. | New York Times – 2008-11-04

Yahoo does not violate rules on digital content: ministry

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... | Vietnam Net – 2008-11-01

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

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... | Electronic Frontier Foundations – 2008-10-29

Yahoo Improves Publisher Network Relevancy

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... | Search Engine Roundtable – 2008-10-13

Yahoo worker accused of role in India terror

Software engineer alleged to be part of 'media terror cell' who sent emails for Islamic Mujahideen | Guardian – 2008-10-07

Advertising: Google Deal With Yahoo Draws More Opposition

Resentment and fear of Google’s power is growing among some of the biggest players in the advertising industry. | New York Times – 2008-10-06

Yahoo Overhauls System for Selling Display Ads

For advertisers, Yahoo’s new platform would simplify the buying of display ads. | New York Times – 2008-09-25

Chronicle joins Yahoo in online ad system

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-25

Chronicle teams with Yahoo! for on-line ad system

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-24

Yahoo adds apps and slicker news to its new homepage design

Jemima Kiss takes a first look at Yahoo's redesigned homepage | Guardian – 2008-09-18

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

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. | New York Times – 2008-09-17

Newspapers say Google, Yahoo tie hurts competition

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... | Reuters – 2008-09-15

Yahoo revamps sites to add third-party content

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-12

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

Yahoo Inc plans to let other businesses like Netflix and Amazon run applications on its web pages. (YHOO) (NFLX) (AAPL) (AMZN) | BizJournals – 2008-09-12

Yahoo! oneSearch Comes to AT&T MEdia Net

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... | Search Engine Journal – 2008-09-08

Yahoo! revamps its online publishing network

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. | – 2008-09-08

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

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... | Times Online – 2008-08-26

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

A new project by Yahoo and Intel will allow viewers to customise their TV screens with a swathe of internet services. By Jemima Kiss | Guardian – 2008-08-22

Icahn's allies join Yahoo's board

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 | Guardian – 2008-08-15

DealBook: Yahoo’s Advisory Bill Hits $36 Million

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. | New York Times – 2008-08-12

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

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... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-04

Yahoo says not party to any voting errors

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... | Reuters – 2008-08-04

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

The headline 'Tiananmen Square Massacre Remembered' appeared in an Olympic celebration on Yahoo's news site. By Tania Branigan in Beijing | Guardian – 2008-08-04

Microsoft online chief exits after Yahoo! failure

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... | Times Online – 2008-07-24

Activist Carl Icahn wins Yahoo! seats in boardroom battle

Yahoo! today settled its acrimonious battle with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who will join the US internet search giant as a director. | Times Online – 2008-07-21

AOL and Microsoft chiefs discuss a Yahoo! break-up

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... | Times Online – 2008-07-17

Google-Yahoo advertising deal should be blocked, says Microsoft

The search advertising deal between Google and Yahoo should be blocked, Microsoft has told a US congressional committee. By Jemima Kiss | Guardian – 2008-07-16

Advertising: Google and Yahoo Defend Ad Alliance at a Hearing

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. | New York Times – 2008-07-16

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

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. | New York Times – 2008-07-15

Yahoo fends off Microsoft/Icahn takeover bid

Yahoo has rejected a joint takeover proposal from Microsoft and dissident investor Carl Icahn. By Jemima Kiss | Guardian – 2008-07-14

Yahoo! rejects 'absurd' joint takeover offer

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... | Times Online – 2008-07-14

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

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... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-11

Yahoo CEO says not likely to meet with Microsoft

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... | Reuters – 2008-07-10

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

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? | New York Times – 2008-07-10

Yahoo And Turner In Sports Ads And Content Deal

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... | CBS News – 2008-07-10

Is Yahoo eyeing Demand Media?

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. | CNET via Yahoo! News – 2008-07-09

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

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... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-09

Microsoft will talk to Yahoo 'if it replaces board'

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 | Guardian – 2007-07-08

Microsoft, Yahoo mull media partner options: sources

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... | Reuters – 2007-03-08

Microsoft seeks allies for new Yahoo move: report

(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,... | Reuters – 2007-02-08

DealBook: Citi Analysts Play Matchmaker for Yahoo

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. | New York Times – 2007-02-08

Google and Yahoo to Search Inside Flash Files

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. | New York Times – 2007-01-08

Yahoo takes its defense against Icahn to investors

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2007-01-08 Announces Launch of Ypulse Books and Books Preconference at 2008 Ypulse National Mashup Conference - ... (PRWeb via Yahoo! News), the leading independent media platform for teen media and marketing professionals, in partnership with publisher Modern Media, today announced the launch of Ypulse Books,... | Yahoo – 2008-06-30

Another Yahoo Overhaul as It Tries to Right Itself

Under pressure from many shareholders for its poor performance and for its failure to complete a deal with Microsoft, Yahoo is reorganizing itself again. | New York Times – 2008-06-27

Yahoo! Exec Joins MSLO

NEW YORK Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia has hired Orlando Reece as svp, broadcast sales to oversee cross-platform opportunities. | Adweek – 2008-06-23

Yahoo goes back to its roots

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? | BBC – 2008-06-11

Yahoo Playing Ad Inventory Hardball

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... | AdWeek – 2012-03-01

Atlantic Bumps Three; Yahoo CEO Safe

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:... | Media Bistro – 2012-05-09

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

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... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-14

Yahoo Shuttering Livestand iPad App

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... | AdWeek – 2012-05-26

Yahoo kills its new tablet magazine Livestand

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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-25

Yahoo, Liquid set to publish motion comics

(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... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-06-20

How Yahoo is Offering 'Contextually Relevant Ads' for Publishers

Yahoo last week announced it had joined with to offer a new program which enables publishers "to create and customize ad units that display relevant text ads from across the Yahoo Bing... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-10-01

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