Yahoo's ad slump overshadows 1Q earnings gain
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's Internet advertising revenue crumbled further during the first three months of the year, renewing doubts about the company's turnaround efforts despite a surge in earnings....
Yahoo posts flat first-quarter revenue on declining display ad sales
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc's first quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street targets and its display advertising business experienced declining sales for the second quarter in a row, sending the Internet company's shares down 4.2 percent.
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Yahoo buys startup run by 17-year-old entrepreneur
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones....
Yahoo in talks to buy stake in video site Dailymotion: report
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc is in talks to acquire a controlling stake in Dailymotion, one of the world's most popular online video websites, in what would be Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking the reins in July, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
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Microsoft’s Outlook Takes Aim at Google’s Gmail
SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft is so confident it has the Internet’s best email service that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S. The barrage begins Tuesday when Microsoft’s twist on email, Outlook.com, escalates an assault on rival services from Google Inc., Yahoo Inc., AOL Inc. and a long list of Internet service providers. As part of the process, all users of Microsoft’s Hotmail and other email services operating under different domains such as MSN.com will be automatically converted to Outlook.com by the summer, if they don’t voluntarily switch before then. All the old messages, contacts and settings in the old inboxes will be exported to Outlook.com. Users will also be able to keep their old addresses. Email remains a key battleground, even at a time when more people are texting each other on phones. People still regularly check their inboxes, albeit increasingly on their smartphones. The recurring email habit provides Internet companies ...