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Internet pioneer Yahoo appears close to a deal to sell its core online assets to telecom giant Verizon. Several media reports hinted an official announcement was likely to be made in the course of Monday.
An influential hedge fund has launched a bid to overthrow Yahoo’s entire board of directors. The fund cites a lack of results in the California-based firm’s battle to regain ground lost to rivals.
After announcing huge losses and massive job cuts, tech giant Yahoo faces an uncertain future. DW takes a look at the measures the company could take to rescue its struggling business and improve its finances.
The move marks the latest change to Yahoo by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who is striving to spark fresh interest in the company’s Web products and to revive its stagnant revenue.
The Days app, launched in March of last year, lets people weave images captured at various moments into “visual diaries” of any given days in their lives.
Mayer has made improving Yahoo’s popularity on smartphones and tablets a priority as the faded Internet search pioneer is re-invented.
Yahoo, which competes with Google and Facebook for internet users, said Cairo has been a “good home to Yahoo,” and vowed to treat Cairo employees with respect and fairness through this transition.
Yahoo did not disclose how much it paid for GhostBird Software, the company behind KitCam and PhotoForge2 apps for Apple’s popular smartphones
Some of the biggest firms in Silicon Valley were caught up in the program, known as PRISM, including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, Apple, PalTalk, AOL, Skype and YouTube
Word that Yahoo! has bought Northern California-based PlayerScale came three days after it announced a $1.1bn deal to buy hip blogging service Tumblr
“This will grow Yahoo! users by 50%.”
New Google Inactive Account Manager allows users to create an ‘online will’ telling the company what to do with their data in case of their death