Yahoo Acquires Photo Startup Cooliris Cooliris was founded back in 2006 and was initially known for creating a “3D wall” for navigating photos and other media content.
Nov 22 2014, 10:38am CST
Yahoo to Announce Own Version Of YouTube There are 62 video sharing sites worldwide at the moment, and of course the largest by far is YouTube, which now garners more than 17% of all Internet traffic. That’s why you have to wonder why a company would even...
Jun 9 2014, 3:50pm CDT
The Alibaba Success and the Setbacks BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a global player. At Alibaba Group's first staff meeting in 1999, a video shot by an employee shows Jack Ma...
May 9 2014, 4:10am CDT
Which Investors Will Cash In On Massive Alibaba IPO Alibaba filed its long-awaited public offering Tuesday, seeking to raise as much as $1 billion (a placeholder total) at a still unknown price. The Chinese Internet giant with $5.6 billion in annual sales should be the...
May 7 2014, 4:29am CDT
Alibaba Is aiming to raise $1B in IPO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — China's Alibaba Group is aiming to raise $1 billion in a long-awaited IPO likely to have ripple effects across the Internet. Tuesday's filing sets the stage for the technology industry's biggest...
May 7 2014, 2:08am CDT
Alibaba files for IPO Alibaba is making its way into the U.S. market. On Tuesday, the company filed for an IPO.
May 7 2014, 1:35am CDT
Oops! US Airways Didn't Mean To Post this Dirty Tweet US Airways has been left red-faced after posting an embarrassing tweet on its official Twitter account. The error is the latest in a line of gaffes by different companies on social media, highlighting the problems many...
Apr 16 2014, 8:24am CDT
Before of the Bell: Yahoo Stock NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo soared 8 percent in trading before the opening bell Wednesday after quarterly results showed an aggressive push into Asia and a slight pickup in advertising revenue. Still, some analysts that...
Apr 16 2014, 8:19am CDT
Yahoo Hires Bobbi Brown Cosmetics Founder The cosmetics mogul Bobbi Brown is to lend tips to Yahoo’s beauty section. She will give invaluable advice on matters having to do with external attractiveness.
Apr 14 2014, 9:33am CDT
The Yahoo TV Dreams Are A Real Head-Scratcher These are strange days we’re living in, when every actor in Hollywood wants to be an angel investor in startups, and every tech company feels like it needs to be making Hollywood-style entertainment. Yahoo ...
Apr 8 2014, 1:30am CDT
Yahoo adds more security to thwart surveillance SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has added more layers of security in its effort to shield people's online lives from government spying and other snooping. The measures announced Wednesday include the completion of a system...
Apr 2 2014, 8:41pm CDT
Alibaba invests in Tango SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tango is joining the conga line of mobile messaging services that have turned into hot commodities as more people use them to communicate and share photos, music and other content. China's Alibaba...
Mar 20 2014, 8:33am CDT
Yahoo to Launch New Flickr Web and Mobile Versions Soon Yahoo is reportedly going to replace its older Flickr versions soon. Yahoo is said to release new redesigned web and mobile versions of its photo and video sharing app Flickr within the next few weeks.
Mar 17 2014, 6:59am CDT
No Slowdown In Sight, Ad Tech M&A Will Rage On In 2014 Despite years of big acquisitions and big initial public offerings in advertising technology, mergers and acquisitions will likely remain rampant this year. That’s the consensus of a panel of ad tech, finance, and...
Feb 27 2014, 3:31pm CST
Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity LONDON (AP) — Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-...
Feb 27 2014, 2:08pm CST
He Wanted A Job; Facebook Said No -- In A $3 Billion Mistake In the middle of 2009, Brian Acton was the software engineer that no one wanted to hire. Despite a dozen years of experience at Yahoo and Apple Computer, he got turned down by two of the Internet’s brightest stars at...
Feb 19 2014, 8:11pm CST
Yahoo Acquires Distill Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer is on a shopping spree for the umpteenth time in a row. This time the Distill team will be working for Yahoo. The latest acquisition will enhance the productivity of Yahoo’s mobile advertising department.
Feb 14 2014, 6:55am CST
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