Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer expecting twin girls

2015-09-01 11:50

The Yahoo chief executive announced she is pregnant with identical twin girls, likely due in December.

Yahoo shifts Europe tax base

2014-02-07 18:37

Yahoo! is shifting its main European tax base to Ireland as pressure mounts on the Alpine nation to abolish some corporate tax incentives, reports show.

Yahoo hires 'gadget geek' for tech news

2013-10-21 21:08

Yahoo has announced that it has hired New York Times reporter David Pogue to head a grand expansion of consumer-focused technology news.

Vietnam bans social media news postings

2013-08-01 18:43

Communist Vietnam is to ban bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online, under a new decree.

Full access on the cards for Yahoo!

2013-06-05 16:04

Yahoo! Singapore says that new rules requiring the licensing of online news sites will help pave the way for it to get full media accreditation.

Yahoo! in talks with Tumblr

2013-05-17 20:19

Yahoo! has begun talks with the popular blogging platform Tumblr about an acquisition or strategic alliance, the technology website AllThingsD has reported.

Yahoo! online home of Saturday Night Live

2013-04-25 22:32

Yahoo! has continued its transformation into a stage for online media with a deal to stream Saturday Night Live television shows stretching from the current season back to 1975.

Yahoo! lays out new strategy

2012-10-23 19:09

Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo!, has revealed a revival strategy, with an emphasis on smartphones and tablets.

Yahoo! synchs more websites with Facebook

2011-12-21 14:27

Yahoo! has ramped up the number of its websites around the world that let visitors automatically share what stories they read with Facebook friends.

Yahoo! magazine hits iPad

2011-11-03 16:22

Yahoo! has launched a news magazine tailored for iPads as it put a happy, mobile gadget-focused face on a faded internet star.


Microsoft, Yahoo update search agreement

2015-04-17 16:00

Microsoft and Yahoo have updated their search partnership to allow more flexibility in searches and end Yahoo's exclusive sales force role with advertisers.

US mobile ad spending to soar - eMarketer

2013-12-19 20:30

Research firm eMarketer expects spending on mobile advertisements to hit nearly $9.6bn in the US this year, up from $4.4bn in 2012 and from less than $1.6bn in 2011.

Seeking cheaper internet access for the poor

2013-10-07 15:21

Accessing the internet in the developing world is unnecessarily expensive and should be scrapped, a new alliance backed by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft say.

Court opens door to Yahoo! documents

2013-07-16 18:50

The secret US court overseeing national security investigations has opened the door to declassifying documents related to the government’s data collection program, in a case involving Yahoo!

Facebook joins web freedom group

2013-05-22 20:54

Facebook has become a full member of the Global Network Initiative, a non-governmental organisation promoting internet freedom and privacy rights.

Yahoo! adds tweets to online news pages

2013-05-16 20:34

Yahoo! has started spicing up its online news pages with real-time comments fired off at the globally popular messaging service Twitter.

US election tops Yahoo! 2012 search chart

2012-12-03 09:40

The US presidential election became the most-searched item and Kim Kardashian was the most-searched person on Yahoo! in 2012.

Obama plan to protect online privacy

2012-02-23 22:25

The White House has proposed a "bill of rights" that would give consumers greater online privacy protection and could eventually give the government greater powers to police internet firms such as Google and Facebook.

iPhone the most searched on web

2011-12-01 22:25

Apple's iPhone edged past major news events, celebrities and pop stars as the top searched term on the web in 2011, according to Yahoo!

Google mulls bid for Yahoo!

2011-10-22 19:29

US internet giant Google is mulling a bid for rival Yahoo! And has talked to at least two private-equity firms to consider how the deal would be financed, a report says.

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