Yahoo acquired Alike, a mobile app that helped users discover nearby venues and places to visit. As a result, Alike said it will shutter its iPhone and Web apps, but the company's employees will join Yahoo's mobile business.
A partnership between NBC Sports and Yahoo is "just a natural fit" with a "lot of ying and yang to it," said Rick Cordella, senior vice president and general manager for digital media with NBC Sports Group.
Yahoo unveiled a redesigned Mail client for Apple's iOS, Google's Android, Microsoft's Windows 8 desktop and the Web, promising a speedier, more streamlined user experience.
Yahoo! has continued its move into developing online video offerings for smartphones and tablet computers by acquiring Silicon Valley mobile startup OnTheAir.
Apart from my wife, who has lived in Germany and Africa for extended periods of time, I'm probably the most-travelled of my closest friends. While this gives me an ego boost or sorts, it makes something like Gogobot almost completely useless to me.
Google Sites, driven by YouTube, again dominated comScore's Video Metrix data rankings of the top online video sites in September.
Yahoo has purchased mobile recommendations app developer Stamped for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is Yahoo's first since former Google executive Marissa Mayer was named Yahoo president and CEO in July.
Hosting her first earnings call as Yahoo President and CEO, Marissa Mayer admitted Monday that the company has failed to exploit opportunities in the mobile segment, pledging dramatic changes moving forward.
Beleaguered Yahoo has named Google veteran Marissa Mayer its new CEO. Mayer, who joined Google in 1999 as just its 20 th employee, most recently led the company's Local, Maps, and Location Services unit.
The federal court decision in a putative class-action lawsuit accusing online-video provider Hulu of wrongfully disclosing subscribers' viewing data was deferred pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision in a seemingly unrelated case that has captivated the attention on online companies.