Yahoo Does Some Spring Cleaning: Shuts Down Avatars, App Search, Sports IQ, Clues, Updates API And Its BlackBerry App

Yahoo, which is now officially a technology company, justannounced a Google-like spring cleaning campaign. Just like Larry Page started shutting down a number of under-performing Google properties when he took over from Eric Schmidt, Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer is also in the process of shutting down a number of smaller Yahoo properties. According to today’s announcement, Yahoo will […]

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Yahoo’s big move to mobile: Little to report just yet

More than 200 million unique monthly users now on Yahoo, but CEO Marissa Mayer says the work to date has had only a minor impact on the company’s business. When she grabbed the mic for her first quarterly earnings call as Yahoo’s CEO last October, Marissa Mayer told listeners that she would ultimately move one-half of the […]

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Yahoo considering purchase of news summarizing app Summly

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer eyes the app, according to All Things D. If true, the iPhone app would fit nicely with Mayer’s recent mobile-focused purchases. Nick D’Aloisio, founder of Summly, speaks to the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts about his application that transforms the way people consume the news on mobile phones. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer […]

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Yahoo’s Mayer keeps focus on ‘huge opportunity’ in mobile

CEO Marissa Mayer offers up some details in an interview with Fortune, but sidesteps any opportunity to fully outline her company’s plans. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer last night spoke before an invite-only crowd at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women event. And although she offered up some details during her interview, she sidestepped any opportunity to fully outline […]

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Facebook and Yahoo reportedly seeking search partnership

The Sunday Telegraph reports the two companies might join forces in search. The opportunity, if not the talks, is real and could bring immense profits for both at Google’s expense. Last updated: 9:00 p.m. PT Yahoo and Facebook in a grand search alliance? This news from unnamed sources came from The Sunday Telegraph, reporting that Yahoo CEO […]

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