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Jan 5, 2014

Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014): Interactive Devices, Prototypes and More

CES 2014
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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 logo Credit: CES Web Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 will again be on full display in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 7 to 10. CES 2014 is expected to feature more devices that can interact with internet enabled hardware that include PCs, tablets, and smartphones. More tech company prototypes of […]


May 20, 2013

Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, reports say

Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, reports say
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Yahoo buys Tumblr for a whooping $1.1 billion in cold cash, according to reports from Wall Street Journal and technology news site AllThingsD this Sunday, May 19, 2013. Tumblr, a popular microblogging platform and social networking website, was launched in February 2007. Yahoo and Tumblr logo Credit: Yahoo/Tumblr According to earlier reports, Yahoo plans to […]


Mar 26, 2013

Yahoo buys Summly, news mobile app created by Nick D’Aloisio, a 17-year old student from London

Yahoo buys Summly, news mobile app created by Nick D'Aloisio, a 17-year old student from London
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Yahoo buys Summly, a news app created by Nick D’Aloisio, a 17-year old student from Wimbledon, London. Summly, a news reader app founded by D’Aloisio two years ago, delivers snapshots of stories on mobile phones for easy news browsing. It won the Apple’s Best Apps of 2012 award for Intuitive Touch. Nick D’Aloisio Credit: Nick […]


Feb 24, 2013

Yahoo work-from-home employees ban starting this June, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer orders

Yahoo work-from-home employees ban starting this June, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer orders
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly issued a new rule, stating that employees who are working from home will not be allowed anymore starting this June, and advised them to report directly in Yahoo offices. This new memo comes a day after the newly re-designed Yahoo homepage was unveiled. As noted by All Things Digital on […]


Feb 21, 2013

New Yahoo homepage unveiled by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, appears on NBC’s Today Show (Video)

New Yahoo homepage unveiled by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, appears on NBC's Today Show (Video)
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Updated: February 24, 2013 3:20 p.m. Read Yahoo work-from-home employees ban starting this June, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer orders Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled the new Yahoo homepage on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, which is now offering a fresh design compatible to today’s era of smartphone web browsing and “quite personal in nature.” Yahoo.com is […]


Jan 18, 2012

Jerry Yang, Yahoo co-founder, resigns from post after 17 years

Jerry Yang, Yahoo co-founder, resigns from post after 17 years
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Jerry Yang has resigned from Yahoo!, the Internet company he co-founded in 1995, or 17 years ago, along with David Filo and served as a member of the Board of Directors since March 1995. Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang Image Credit: EPA According to a post by Yahoo! on its official press site on Tuesday, January […]


Jan 9, 2012

Tom Hanks and Yahoo team up for “Electric City” animated series, to be broadcast online this 2012

Tom Hanks and Yahoo team up for “Electric City” animated series, to be broadcast online this 2012
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Tom Hanks and Yahoo will be teaming up for the online broadcast of “Electric City” animated series this spring, with the Hollywood actor’s production company Playtone to produce the show. Tom Hanks Image Credit: Getty Images As noted at The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday, January 8, 2012, the Tom Hanks-Yahoo team up will be announced […]


Jan 4, 2012

Yahoo to name PayPal President Scott Thompson as its new CEO, reports say

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Updated: January 18, 2012 10:04 a.m. Read Jerry Yang, Yahoo co-founder, resigns from post after 17 years Yahoo is being set to name its new CEO on Wednesday, January 04, 2012, and PayPal President Scott Thompson, who runs eBay‘s online payments unit, is a strong candidate for the said position. According to a report at […]


Sep 8, 2011

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz fired via phone call, Timothy Morse named as interim CEO

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz fired via phone call, Timothy Morse named as interim CEO
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Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was fired via phone call on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 and her termination was noted to be effective immediately, with Timothy Morse named as the interim CEO. Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz file photo Image Credit: AllThingsD.com As noted by All Things D that day, Carol Bartz confirmed the news and […]


Jun 17, 2011

Yahoo launches Yahoo App Search website, AppSpot app for iPhones and Android phones (Video)

Yahoo launches Yahoo App Search website, AppSpot app for iPhones and Android phones (Video)
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Yahoo! launched the Yahoo App Search website on Thursday, June 16, 2011, as well as the app search tool AppSpot app for iPhones and Android phones, with the demo video available below. Yahoo App Search website Screen shot Credit: apps.search.yahoo.com As announced by Yahoo! on their official blog, the free AppSpot app is now available […]