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Yahoo Adopted One Of Microsoft's Worst Ideas, Just As Microsoft Killed It Off

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Technology

Looks like Yahoo and Microsoft are pulling a switcheroo. Microsoft told employees on Tuesday that it's ending its so-called "stack-ranking" system....

Regulators: Stop With Deceptive Advertising!

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators warned leading Internet firms including Google Inc. to better identify paid ads in search results, ...

Microsoft Reportedly Takes A Close Look At Yahoo

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.23.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — It looks as if Microsoft wants a seat at the negotiating table if Yahoo decides to sell part or all of its business. To gain be...

REPORT: Huge Buyer Eyeing Yahoo

Posted 12.05.2011 | Technology

By Peter Lauria and Nadia Damouni NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is considering a bid for Yahoo Inc, resurfacing as a potential buyer afte...

Nok-Y-Mic: Why Nokia and Microsoft need Yahoo! to Compete in the Next Chapter of the Smartphone Wars

Alistair Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alistair Goodman

Microsoft and Nokia joining forces was inevitable. What's missing in this narrative is the role of web giant Yahoo -- who has partnered with both Nokia and Microsoft over the past few years.

Yahoo Switches To Microsoft-Powered Search

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp.'s technology is now processing all the search requests on Yahoo Inc.'s website in the U.S. and Canada, completin...

Yahoo, Microsoft Partnership Approved

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. and European regulators have cleared the long-discussed Internet search partnership between Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc.,...

Microsoft, Yahoo Close Search Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. have signed off on their plan to team up against Google Inc. in the lucrative Internet search mar...

Yahoo's New Ad Pitch: 'It's You!'

TechCrunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Yahoo unveiled a new branding campaign at a press conference in New York City, centered around personalization and connecting directly with consumers....

Release 0.9: What Should Yahoo! Do?

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Esther Dyson

Now that Yahoo! has freed itself from its fight with Google, it can return to its roots as a directory company that helped users make sense of the world around them.

Yahoo!, Microsoft and Google Continue Feeling Their Way Around the Room

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Search happens on a mountaintop; it's only scary when the companies living at that altitude climb down off the mountain to carouse in the streets of the Internet community swinging their clubs at each other, blindfolded.

Microsoft-Yahoo Deal: Can They Beat Google? | STEVE LOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The bumpy, marathon mating dance between Microsoft and Yahoo finally concluded on Wednesday, when the two companies announced a partnership in Interne...

Wall St. Dumps Yahoo After Microsoft Deal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Carol Bartz and Steve Ballmer are all smiles this morning with the signing of their long-awaited search deal, but the agreement isn't going over so we...

Microsoft, Yahoo Near Web Search Deal

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE and JESSICA MINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft finally persuaded Yahoo to surrender control of the Internet's second most popular search engine and join it in a daun...

Microsoft And Yahoo Said To Be In Talks On Ad Deal

New York Times | Miguel Helft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo and Microsoft, which held a marathon series of fruitless merger and partnership negotiations last year, have restarted discussions, this time ov...

Yahoo! Restructuring, Jorgensen Out

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: CNBC Is reporting that Blake Jorgensen is leaving Yahoo! For more on the restructuring of the company, click here. The stock is rising on th...

Microsoft: Outlook Dreary, Competition From Google, Apple

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said Tuesday outlook for the company would remain dreary through its fiscal year ending in June. The stock t...

Microsoft CEO: I Still Want Yahoo! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's chief executive officer, has increased the pressure on Yahoo to hand over control of its search business to his software co...

The Yahoo-Microsoft Rumor Mill: There Will Be A Deal... Some Day

AllThingsD | Posted at 3:25 PM PT on December 1, 2008 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the record: Yahoo and Microsoft--which have talked about such a deal many months ago and have indicated publicly and recently that they should aga...

Insider Calls Reported $20 Billion Yahoo-Microsoft Deal "Total Fiction"

AllThingsD | Posted at 9:40 PM PT on November 29, 2008 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A report in the Times of London in which Microsoft would buy Yahoo's search business in a convoluted $20 billion deal that would include well-known In...

Ballmer Dismisses Yahoo Buyout But Open On Search

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BELLEVUE, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. is no longer interested in buying all of Yahoo Inc., CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday, though he told shareholders t...

Media Industry Sends Wrong Messages to Wall St. and Madison Ave.

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jack Myers

Now that Carl Icahn has commandeered board influence in Yahoo's business decisions, don't expect the "external swirls" (as Yahoo president S...

Welcome to Camp Mogul

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Krassner

I went to spy on a summer camp for billionaires: The 26th annual gathering of the nation's most powerful executives and their trophy wives in Sun Valley, Idaho, hosted by Herb Allen.

Yahoo's Microsoft Letter To Shareholders: We're Still Right

Epicenter | Betsy Schiffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yahoo hopes to appease whining shareholders (specifically Carl Icahn) with a dishy letter that discloses the lame terms of Microsoft's recent offer. ...

Spurned Microsoft Only Had Eyes For Yahoo

Reuters | Matt Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Microsoft Corp's CEO said the company will not seek to make a spate of other Internet acquisitions in the wake of its failed bid for Yahoo Inc, the Fi...