For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc.
Yahoo’s recently completed acquisition of Internet blogging service Tumblr includes an $81 million payment to Tumblr founder David Karp as long as he remains on the job for the next four years.
Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network.
Activist investor Dan Loeb and two other directors nominated by his hedge fund are leaving Yahoo’s board after big gains in the Internet company’s stock price over the past year.
Yahoo’s second-quarter results aren’t giving Marissa Mayer a lot to celebrate as she completes her first year running the Internet company.
Yahoo is allowing people to place claims on inactive email addresses that are being given a second life.
CEO Melissa Mayer’s magnetism and Alibaba’s prosperity are now combining to transform Yahoo Inc. from a tale of woe into a comeback story that is winning over Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
On Monday, its owner Yahoo Inc. sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves.
One of the internet’s first search engines is going away. Yahoo announced that it is shutting down AltaVista later this month.
Yahoo acquired San Jose startup Bignoggins to help boost the Sunnyvale Internet company’s suite of mobile apps and services.