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Yahoo-Microsoft Deal Approved; Google Books, Not So Much

by Allen Weiner  |  February 19, 2010

It is a good time to be a lawyer The U.S. Department of Justice has given its approval to the Microsoft-Yahoo search deal which will add search results from Microsoft’s...

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Yahoo Needs To Go Shopping

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Good news for Yahoo watchers: the company’s search-advertising and display-advertising businesses each improved from the company's third quarter, but were down compared with the fourth quarter of 2008. Yahoo's search-ad...

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Industrial action impacts high tech companies too

by Thomas Otter  |  December 17, 2009

Thinking of strikes, it is easy to imagine coal miners, railway workers and automobile assemblers with shop stewards quoting Trotsky, Gramsci and Marcuse, and brandishing a well worn copy of...

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HotJobs' Sale Could End Yahoo's Newspaper Consortium

by Allen Weiner  |  December 9, 2009

According to this report from Reuters, Yahoo is open to selling HotJobs fir the right price.If this report is true, then I suspect Yahoo's newspaper consortium will lose much of...

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“By ‘Premium’ We Just Meant the Ads We Couldn’t Sell”

by Andrew Frank  |  August 12, 2009

On July 29, 2009, Yahoo! and Microsoft announced that “Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies' premium search advertisers.” They also announced that “Self-serve advertising...

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Microsoft, Yahoo! Ink Search Deal

by Allen Weiner  |  July 29, 2009

After walking halfway down the aisle with Google in 2008 in a proposed (and then scrapped) search-advertising pact, Yahoo! has inked a 10 year deal in which Microsoft will power...

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Yahoo’s New Homepage: Show Me the Wow

by Allen Weiner  |  July 22, 2009

During Yahoo’s second quarter earnings call, CEO Carol Bartz talked of her company’s many current and planned projects aimed at providing operational stability, the tools to hit the ground running...

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Search-Display Convergence Just Got More Interesting

by Andrew Frank  |  February 24, 2009

Last June, Yahoo!’s CEO Jerry Yang announced, "We believe that the convergence of search and display is the next major development in the evolution of the rapidly changing online advertising...

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The New Face of Convergence at CES

by Andrew Frank  |  January 9, 2009

Against an ominous backdrop of half-skinned highrises and idle cranes in Las Vegas, the annual Consumer Electronics Show has been anything but idle. Innovation and disruption are here in abundance...

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Hey, Punk

by Whit Andrews  |  September 14, 2008

On my personal blog, I've been chronicling my attempts to work my way through 1000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die, and today was Punk. I fell into it via...

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