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Yahoo Customizes Search for Olympics

The Olympic fever has caught up with search engines too. Yahoo has come up with various shortcuts to provide live information through its search engine. The new enhancement for Olympics would include country specific and overall medal count updates, athlete performance and records. It is estimated that 10,500 athletes would participate from 205 nations world […]

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Are Yahoo Shareholders So Dumb?

Any onlooker who reads for the first time what is going on with Icahn, Microsoft and Yahoo can easily figure out that Icahn is being fed three times a day by Microsoft. The software giant is just using him for its own gain. This is a well planned puzzle that Microsoft has hosted. But are […]

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Icahnsoft Files Proxy Statement on Yahoo Board

Carl Icahn will never give up! How will he when the software giant Microsoft is backing him and the entire shareholders speak his language? Billionaire investor and shareholder Carl Icahn filed a definitive proxy statement today nominating slate of nine directors to replace Yahoo’s current board members including its Chief Executive Officer, Jerry Yang. On […]

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eBay Wins Over Tiffany on Counterfeit Sales Suit

The 171-year-old jewelry company Tiffany & Co lost to eBay on a suit filed by Tiffany on counterfeit auction listing on eBay. This could be a pleasant surprise for auctioneers like Amazon, Yahoo and Google. Tiffany’s lawyer’s contacted eBay in 2003 stating that any seller who sells five or more pieces of Tiffany jewelry should […]

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Microsoft in Talks Again with Yahoo

Sounds like Microsoft would never give up fighting Google. Well not through technology or creative innovation, but through acquisition. Or is it that Microsoft feels loosing out a bid is degrading its name? Microsoft Corporation, the Redmond based software giant has again renewed its discussions with Yahoo on a deal to overtake Google. This time […]

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Ballmer to Decide on Yahoo Bid Withdrawal

Bill Gates, Chairman of the software giant Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the key decisions regarding companies withdrawal of the $47.5 billion bid for the search engine company Yahoo! Inc would be made by Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer. Microsoft made a bid of $44.6 billion for Yahoo Inc. late February with the plans of […]

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Microsoft CAPTCHA cracked by Bots

It is reported that MSN Windows Live mail registrations have been hit by spam bots as much as 30% to 35%. This is a serious security issue for Microsoft. The bot acquires the CAPTCHA on the MSN server, takes it back to the spammers server and is read using spam servers technologies. After successful reading, […]

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Microsoft – Yahoo deadline Crosses without a Deal

Microsoft failed to make the acquisition deal with Yahoo on Saturday. This has resulted in Microsoft to decide if it wishes to takeover Yahoo on a hostile way through a proxy fight or to bid and seek other alternatives. Though Microsoft had been informing Yahoo through various means that they would pursue acquiring Yahoo using […]

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Yahoo to support OpenSocial Foundation

Yahoo along with MySpace and Google would be forming a OpenSocial Foundation to ensure neutrality and longevity of OpenSocial being a community-governed specification for building social applications on the internet. OpenSocial Foundation would be an independent non-profit entity. OpenSocial would be handed over to the new organization by July 1. Yahoo! Inc Vice President for […]

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What is Click Fraud?

Click Frauds are clicks made on advertisements with the sole intention of creating a charge for the advertiser without an intention to know about the site or make a transaction. PPC companies have informed that millions of dollars are lost to click fraudsters and PPC companies have taken up major measures to restrict or bring […]

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