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Yahoo To Buy Foursquare?


Looks like Yahoo might be interested in taking control of Foursquare. Though nothing is confirmed from either side, rumor waves in the tech industry suggest that the deal is done for around $900 million. Yahoo has been quite aggressive in its expansion into the mobile platform and its move to buy Foursquare, an app that you use to “check-in” to ... Read More »

Katie Couric Named Yahoo Global Anchor


After rumors began circulating last week, Katie Couric was named the new global anchor for Yahoo on Monday (November 25). The news anchor and talk show host will lead a team of correspondents and begin work on the site early next year, and is expected to keep her daytime talk show. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said in a statement, “I’ve ... Read More »

Yahoo Shuts Down Email Service in China

Yahoo’s email service has been shutdown in China after it warned it’s users back in April about the closure and requested it’s users to go somewhere else. Yesterday was the last day for Yahoo China email users to login and migrate their emails to an alternate email service. Since Yahoo China is run by local e-commerce titan Alibaba, that company ... Read More »

Yahoo Shares Hits 5-Year High!

Yahoo shares today reached a five-year high. The sudden spike in Yahoo’s shares comes as a surprise even though there were mixed earnings report. Yahoo did however manage to beat the profit estimates but that doesn’t seems to be the only reason for the market to cheer for Yahoo. Yahoo has indeed performed really well and Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer ... Read More »

Marissa Mayer Is The New CEO Of Yahoo!

Marissa Mayer is the new CEO Of Yahoo. She quit Google today and starts her new job tomorrow. Mayer was Google’s first woman engineer. She managed its search product for years. She also led development of iGoogle, Google News, and Gmail. (Check out more on her impressive career here.) In 2010, she switched to Google Maps and other local products. ... Read More »