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|41:|| Yahoo chief executive steps down|
Yahoo has said that Ross Levinsohn will temporarily replace chief executive Scott Thompson, who has stepped down in the face of controversy about his allegedly inflated CV.
|May 14, 2012|
|42:|| Yahoo's CEO, Scott Thompson, Plans To Close About 50 Non-Core Products|
He said he had asked: "How would we build Yahoo from the ground up if we were building it from scratch today?"[br][br]As a result he said it would be "shutting down or transitioning roughly 50 properties that don't contribute meaningfully to engagement of revenue".
|Apr 18, 2012|
|43:|| Yahoo Q1 Posts $1,077 Million Revenue, 1pct Up On Previous Year|
"In the first quarter, Yahoo!'s results came in at the high end of our guidance range and beat consensus on revenue and profits," said Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo!. "We also made changes to resize the organization and establish a new leadership structure to quickly deliver the best user and advertiser experiences at scale."
|Apr 18, 2012|
|44:|| Yahoo Patent Filing For eBook Advert System|
It suggests users could be offered ads as hyperlinks based within the book's text, in-laid text or even "dynamic content" such as video.
|Apr 10, 2012|
|45:|| Yahoo To 'Re-Shape The Company' And Cuts Around 2,000 Jobs|
"Today's actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo!, smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate as fast as our customers and our industry require."[br][br]"Today, the company will begin the process of informing employees about these changes. As part of that effort, approximately 2,000 people will be notified of job elimination or phased transition."
|Apr 4, 2012|
|46:|| Yahoo Suing Facebook For Patent Infringement|
The 19-page lawsuit over 10 patents - related to advertising, privacy, customization, messaging and social networking - comes as Yahoo is seeking to right itself under new CEO Scott Thompson.
|Mar 13, 2012|
|47:|| Yahoo Seeks Licensing Fees From Facebook|
Yahoo has asserted claims on patents that include the technical mechanisms in the Facebook's ads, privacy controls, news feed and messaging service, according to a source briefed on the matter.
|Feb 28, 2012|
|48:|| Jerry Yang leaves Yahoo|
Yahoo has announced that Jerry Yang has resigned from his position with the Board of Directions, as well as with the boards of Yahoo Japan and Alibaba.
|Jan 18, 2012|
|49:|| Yahoo Names New CEO, Scott Thompson|
PayPal President, Scott Thompson, names as Yahoo's new CEO.
|Jan 4, 2012|
|50:|| Yahoo Acquires Ad Targeting Software Firm, Interclick, For $270 Million|
According to Yahoo, Interclick will give it data targeting, optimization technology and more premium inventory to sell. Yahoo has been exploring an ad partnership with Microsoft and AOL to compete better with Google. That partnership would pool inventory into premium packages.
|Nov 1, 2011|
|51:|| Carol Bartz Fired as CEO of Yahoo|
"Carol Bartz's tumultuous tenure as the CEO of Yahoo has come to an abrupt end according a report from All Things Digital. Bartz was named CEO of the Internet giant in January 2009 after previously serving as CEO of Autodesk." - mashable.com
|Sept 7, 2011|
|52:|| Delicious Bought By YouTube Founders Hurley and Chen|
"We're excited to work with this fantastic community and take Delicious to the next level," said Mr. Hurley, who is chief executive of AVOS, a new company that will own Delicious.[br][br]"We see a tremendous opportunity to simplify the way users save and share content they discover anywhere on the Web." [br][br]
|Apr 27, 2011|
|53:|| Goodbye Del.icio.us|
Yahoo is either killing or merging into other projects: Delicious, Yahoo Buzz, MyBlogLog, Altavista, and a few others.
|Dec 17, 2010|
|54:|| Yahoo Launches Contributor Network|
"Associated Content has been known for maintaining the industry's largest contributor base, and with the launch of the Yahoo! Contributor Network, we've added scale and reach that sets us apart from any other crowdsourced media platform."
|Nov 15, 2010|
|55:|| Yahoo plans 10 percent layoff in product unit|
Yahoo is preparing to lay off about 650 employees, in a reduction in force that will be done in December.
|Nov 12, 2010|
|56:|| Yahoo Mail Gets A Major Revamp To Make It More Social|
"Other upgrades to Yahoo's service include improved spam filtering, and tools to search through mail that will help better sort and prioritise messages."
|Oct 27, 2010|
|57:|| Yahoo! Third Quarter 2010 Results|
"Revenue was $1,601 million for the third quarter of 2010, a two percent increase from the third quarter of 2009."
|Oct 20, 2010|
|58:|| Report: AOL and Private Equity Firms Explore an Offer for Yahoo|
"Silver Lake Partners and Blackstone Group LP are among the firms that have expressed interest in teaming up with AOL to buy Yahoo or trying to take it private on their own,..."
|Oct 14, 2010|
|59:|| The Future of Yahoo! Products|
"'Yahoo! Product Runway' media event"
|Sept 17, 2010|
|60:|| Tim Mayer, VP of Search Marketing at Yahoo, Moves On|
Yahoo just lost a big figure in search - Tim Mayer, the Vice President of Search Marketing.
|Aug 4, 2010|
|61:|| Yahoo Fires Search Relevance Testers|
"Yahoo started its week with layoffs in Sunnyvale," an employee tells us. "Seems to be affecting the editorial team that does search relevance testing."
|June 22, 2010|
|62:|| Yahoo To Buy Associated Content|
"'Combining our world-class editorial team with Associated Content's makes this a game changer,' said Carol Bartz, Yahoo's CEO. 'Together, we'll create more content around what we know our users care about, and open up new and creative avenues for advertisers to engage with consumers across our network. These are important aspects of building engaging consumer experiences on Yahoo, and one of the reasons why we're one of the most visited destinations online.'"
|May 19, 2010|
|63:|| Yahoo Q1 Revenues $1,597Million|
"'We had a good quarter, delivering income from operations higher than our outlook," said Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz. 'Thanks to our efforts, our search share has stabilized, and we grew display advertising by 20% year over year.'"
|Apr 21, 2010|
|64:|| Yahoo! Shopping Discontinues its API Services|
"After careful consideration, we have decided to enter into a strategic partnership with PriceGrabber to power the Product Submit functionality of Yahoo! Shopping as of March 11, 2010."
|Jan 11, 2010|
|65:|| Yahoo And Microsoft Move Quickly Over Search Deal|
"We are well down the line," Morse said. "We have dedicated teams running the search business, running the transition of the search business. Some very seasoned executives on those teams."
|Dec 12, 2009|
|66:|| Yahoo Releases Ad Interest Manager (beta)|
"Ad Interest Manager is a central place where Yahoo! visitors can see a concise summary of their online activity and make easy, constructive choices about their exposure to interest-based advertising served from the Yahoo! Ad Network."
|Dec 7, 2009|
|67:|| Yahoo! and Microsoft Finalize Search Agreement|
Almost 6 months after the initial announcement the deal is finally complete.
|Dec 5, 2009|
|68:|| Yahoo's GeoCities Shuts From 26th October||Oct 26, 2009|
|69:|| Yahoo Acquires Arab Online Community, Maktoob|
"Yahoo has signed an agreement to buy Maktoob.com, the leading online community in the Arab world with more than 16.5 million users."
|Aug 25, 2009|
|70:|| Yahoo's Carol Bartz: "We have never been a search company"||Aug 7, 2009|
|71:|| Yahoo Acquires Xoopit|
"In short, Xoopit will bring phenomenal photo organization, improved photo sharing, and the serendipity of discovering forgotten photos to Yahoo! Mail."
|July 23, 2009|
|72:|| Yahoo's Q2 Revenue Falls|
"Revenues for the three-month period dropped to $1.57bn from $1.79bn in the same period a year earlier."
|July 22, 2009|
|73:|| Report: Yahoo Working on Major Overhaul||June 25, 2009|
|74:|| Yahoo Ready For Social Networking Acquisitions|
"I can guarantee you there will be some acquisitions, and we will do some stuff in house,"
|May 22, 2009|
|75:|| Yahoo API OAuth Potential Security Issue|
"We're continuing to evaluate the best way to move forward and are actively working with the OAuth community to resolve the issue.
|Apr 23, 2009|
|76:|| Yahoo Q1 Revenues of $1.58 billion||Apr 22, 2009|
|77:|| Yahoo Launches Sideline (Beta): Twitter App With Adobe Air||Apr 1, 2009|
|78:|| Yahoo's CEO, Bartz, Keen on Social Networks|
"...Bartz suggested Yahoo might seek to partner with social networking companies rather than build its own products in this area."
|Mar 4, 2009|
|79:|| Carol Bartz Gives Yahoo A Revamp|
"So today I'm rolling out a new management structure that I believe will make Yahoo! a lot faster on its feet."
|Feb 26, 2009|
|80:|| Report: Yahoo To Reveal Management Revamp|
"The blog cited a February 20 Bartz memo to employees, in which she said, "Get well-rested, because next week's a biggie.""
|Feb 22, 2009|