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Yahoo’s Yang makes Half Billion Loss

Yahoo! Co-founder and the fifth-biggest stakeholder lost half a billion dollars losing investor confidence with the company losing out to competitors and reduction of employees. Jerry Yang took over as the search giant’s Chief Executive officer in June last year. With a 4 percent stock in Yahoo, Yang has been experiencing the pain in the […]

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Microsoft bids for Yahoo Inc

With Yahoo hitting a four year low, Microsoft has eyed on the search engine giant and one of the early pioneers of Internet search, Yahoo Inc. Sources estimate a whooping $50 billion price tag on this weakening Giant. It should be noted that Microsoft had once negotiated and this is not the first time. Microsoft […]

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Yahoo Plans to Lay Off 1,000 Employees

The financial status of Sunnyvale-based company Yahoo Inc went down further in the end of 2007 and as a result, the company has planed to lay off 1,000 of its employees. However, Yahoo has not informed which areas of expertise would be reduced. It should be noted that Yahoo chucked out 650 employees way back […]

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Yahoo Steps into Digitizing Books!

Yahoo! have stepped in the shoes of Internet Archive, O’Reilly Media, and Adobe, to launch The Open Content Alliance, an all-round more publisher friendly solution. Google is already in controversy over library scanning project, The Open Content Alliance (OCA) represents the collaborative efforts of a group of cultural, technology, nonprofit, and governmental organizations from around […]

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Slurps Hit Sites Repeatedly!

Some webmasters have noticed that Slurp (Yahoos Spider) is hitting their site for almost an hour with over 1000 requests, most of these referals from Overture Advertisements. However, its been reported that the PPCs are not being charged. However, rumours are that these might be some illicit IP addresses trying to gain income through PPCs. […]

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