Articles tagged yahoo

14 May 2009 // 1:45 AM

Google has unveiled several updates to its search engine that take advantage of the increasing sophistication of the World Wide Web. Marissa Mayer, vice president

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Soon after he was named chief executive of Yahoo, Jerry Yang turned to Steve Jobs for advice. On stage before several hundred

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SEATTLE - Are the Internet giants going the way of newspapers in the 1970s and 1980s, when papers started consolidating and signing joint-operating agreements to

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20 Mar 2008 // 3:00 AM

Yahoo’s high price for coddling Google

Almost eight years ago, Yahoo decided to lend a little start-up a helping hand, featuring its search technology on the Yahoo home page and giving

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20 Feb 2008 // 3:25 AM

How Yahoo went from Web star to Microsoft prey

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Two years ago, Yahoo Inc. acquired a vast patchwork of commercial lots in the heart of Silicon Valley, a prime location

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20 Feb 2008 // 3:23 AM

In the 1990s, the Internet portal was the gateway and the gatekeeper to the Web, a place filled with a variety of content, from reprinted

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5 Feb 2008 // 10:22 AM

Microsoft’s proposal to buy Yahoo for $45 billion doesn’t mean much directly for gamers. But it does illustrate just how small-potatoes the Xbox business

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17 Oct 2007 // 12:11 AM

For the most recent chunk of our Internet lives, most of us have been on autopilot. When it comes time to look something up on

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6 May 2007 // 1:28 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Friday’s dramatic bounce in Yahoo’s stock on reports of a deal with Microsoft - later discredited - reflects the

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17 Apr 2007 // 2:32 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Twelve newspaper companies have joined Yahoo in a joint effort to sell ads and help readers find local news online, representing

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SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc. took time to pat itself on the back for reaching a milestone in iPod sales on Monday, but as it

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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