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Yahoo! Inks a Deal with Fandango to Sell Movie Tickets

Yahoo! Inks a Deal with Fandango to Sell Movie Tickets

Movie Section is perhaps one of the hotter media attractions that Yahoo has. It offers show times, reviews as well trailers.  However, the site has been missing a major part by not having an ability to sell tickets for long time. The company has now addressed the issue by partnering… Read more »

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo Charges Facebook for Patent Infringement

Yahoo has reportedly sued Facebook on Monday, filing a complaint against the social network that it violated 10 of its patents. Yahoo filed its company in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California. In its complaint, Yahoo described that it innovated several features, such as messaging, news feed generation,… Read more »

Google, Yahoo Unites to Deal with Phishing

Google, Yahoo Unites to Deal with Phishing

Google, Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft have united to fight against sources of phishing, the emails that try to deceive users into giving up their personal information. The companies in collaboration with the financial services providers, Including Bank of America and Fidelity Investments has formed DMARC.org, also called Domain-based Message Authentication,… Read more »

Bing Outruns Yahoo as the Number 2 Search Engine

Bing Outruns Yahoo as the Number 2 Search Engine

A research firm, comScore reveals that Microsoft’s search engine Bing outrun Yahoo in the market share for the first time in December 2011. This makes the Bing the number 2 search engine trailing the search giant Google. According to research firm, in December, the Bing saw a growth of 15.1%… Read more »

Yahoo Releases Tablets, Smartphones Apps

Yahoo Releases Tablets, Smartphones Apps

The company recently fired its CEO Carol Bartz and still struggling to get back on track to stand firm against other tech titans. Yahoo has recently introduced a handful of apps for tablets and smartphones. This is a good attempt from a struggling company to revaluate its future. The apps… Read more »

Google Purportedly Considers Yahoo Bid

Google Purportedly Considers Yahoo Bid

We heard earlier that Microsoft was interested in bidding for the troubled Yahoo, but now we have come to know that there is another potential buyer for the Yahoo as well, the search giant Google. According to Wall Street Journal, Google has been in talks with two private equity firms… Read more »

Yahoo Buzz to Die on April 21, 2011

Yahoo Buzz to Die on April 21, 2011

We saw it coming. Yahoo has officially announced that it is going to shut down Yahoo Buzz as of April 21, 2011. Yahoo Buzz is a Digg-like product where users can rank stories from publishers. According to the message onf the Yahoo Buzz website: Yahoo! Buzz will be discontinued as… Read more »

Yahoo Mail First Major ‘Overhaul’ in Five Years

Yahoo Mail First Major ‘Overhaul’ in Five Years

Yahoo Mail is a free web mail service with registered users of over 279 million. It is perhaps the largest web based email service followed closely by its competitors such as Microsoft Hotmail and Google’s Gmail. Yahoo Mail has now decided to get its first major revamp since 2005. The… Read more »

Digg to Support Multiple Services – Google,Twitter,Yahoo & More

Digg to Support Multiple Services – Google,Twitter,Yahoo & More

Digg CEO “Jay Adelson”, said that Digg (Social News Site) is working on a complete revision of the website, which will be implemented in coming weeks & months. Earlier, Company provided information about one of the latest addition which allows users to login to Digg using different “third party” services…. Read more »

Facebook Beats Yahoo:  Now the 2nd Most Visited Site in US

Facebook Beats Yahoo: Now the 2nd Most Visited Site in US

Web analytics firm compete.com disclosed that Facebook is bigger than Yahoo (in terms of traffic) in United States. Started in 90s yahoo was the world’s number 1 portal of the world for years.  Two years back Google crossed Yahoo to become the world’s most visited website. Facebook a relatively newbie in… Read more »

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