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Microsoft ditches own content for MSN relaunch

Microsoft has relaunched its flagship portal MSN, and will now rely entirely on third parties for content, with a new look designed to appeal to a growing mobile audience.

09/09/2014  |  Full story...

Yahoo profits drop but keeps share of Alibaba ahead of IPO

Yahoo has posted disappointing quarterly earnings, with quarterly profit $272.6 m, down from $335m a year earlier, as the web giant keeps a slice of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba ahead of its IPO.

16/07/2014  |  Full story...

Yahoo expands native ads with new format

Yahoo has updates its native ad options for marketers with a new format 'Yahoo Stream Ads' across a number of its Yahoo properties in Europe and beyond.

22/05/2014  |  Full story...

Yahoo’s $1bn R&D drive to lure consumers away from Google and Facebook

Yahoo! invested $1bn during 2013 on product development to boost its media, news and entertainment offerings to serve advertisers and consumers better as it takes head on giants like Google, the company has revealed.

04/03/2014  |  Full story...

Mayer expects most Yahoo users will come from mobile in 2014

Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, has said that 2014 will be a 'tipping point' for the evolution of the Internet, with most users coming from mobile devices.

24/01/2014  |  Full story...

Yahoo COO fired by boss Marissa Mayer as sales struggle

Yahoo’s Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro has left the company just 14 months at the side of boss Marrisa Mayer.

17/01/2014  |  Full story...

Yahoo! revamps homepage with mobile-friendly features

Yahoo! has launched its updated home page across Europe, designed to be consistent across mobile, tablet and desktop computers, featuring a raft of new features.

Watch this animation showing how the homepage has evolved over the years below:

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14/11/2013  |  Full story...

Reach of sports sites across Europe: Top 18 countries

This chart shows the reach of sports sites across Europe's online population.The top three sports sites accessed during the period are Yahoo! Sports, Goal Sites and Eurosport. 79% of Turkey's online population accessed a sports site during the time period, 12% more than Ireland, the country with the second highest reach (47%).

Reach of sports sites across Europe: Top 18 countries. This chart shows the reach of sports sites across Europe's online population.The top three sports sites accessed during the period are Yahoo! Sports, Goal Sites and Eurosport. 79% of Turkey's online population accessed a sports site during the time period, 12% more than Ireland, the country with the second highest reach (47%).

28/07/2013  |  Full story...

Online advertising in Germany: Display ad impressions by category

This chart shows the percentage of ad impressions by category in Germany in April 2013. The top three advertisers for the period were eBay, Microsoft and Otto. Social Media sites captured the highest share of display ad impressions with 33%. Service sites such as email platforms attracted 8% if impressions.

Online advertising in Germany: Display ad impressions by category. This chart shows the percentage of ad impressions by category in Germany in April 2013. The top three advertisers for the period were eBay, Microsoft and Otto. Social Media sites captured the highest share of display ad impressions with 33%. Service sites such as email platforms attracted 8% if impressions.

11/07/2013  |  Full story...

A snapshot of digital Brazil: Portals and social media reap biggest ad revenues

Brazilian web users spend 27 hours online per month, with social media and portals getting the most ad revenue, according to a new report.

15/05/2013  |  Full story...

Yahoo allows Google display ads on websites (but not search)

Yahoo! has struck a deal with Google to allow its mobile and display ads to appear on a selection of its websites, but not AdWords search ads.

08/02/2013  |  Full story...

Ad targeting trends- Major portals losing ground to niche sites

Major portals such as MSN and Yahoo are losing their stronghold on consumer attention with many turning to sites specific to their interest, according to new research. The study, from Mediasyndicator commissioned research with YouGov (1,987 UK adults) in order to discover the types of websites consumers visit for content and the environments in which they are most engaged and open to advertising.

06/11/2012  |  Full story...

Mail.Ru rebrands as my.com for international markets

Russia’s Mail.Ru Group has rebranded its international email service as my.com, as the first looks to expand. Mail.Ru Group’s portfolio includes several dozen cross-the-world popular browser and client games like Allods Online, Perfect World, Lord of the Rings Online, Warface. Mail.Ru Group has offices in several countries, including Germany, Israel and Latvia.

31/10/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo targets mobile after results beat expectations

Yahoo is to focus its efforts on mobile advertising as the embattled web giant looks to compete with the likes of Google and Facebook. Announcing the company’s third quarter results, which beat expectations, Yahoo’s new boss Marissa Mayer revealed a revival strategy focused on making it a "predominantly mobile company."

23/10/2012  |  Full story...

Microsoft revamps MSN with own news operation

Microsoft is launching its own news services, MSN News as part of its new re-designed MSN portal. The new-look MSN site will be exclusive for Windows 8 and will be available for Internet Explorer 10 users by the end of October.

04/10/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo finally sells $7.1bn stake in Chinese web giant Alibaba

Yahoo has finally reached an agreement with Alibaba Group for a phased sell off of its stake in China's biggest internet group, following years of negotiation. The deal will consist of a first phse, that will see Alibaba buy back half the 40% stake owned by Yahoo for $7.1bn, made up of at least $6.3bn in cash proceeds and up to $800m in newly-issued Alibaba preferred stock.

22/05/2012  |  Full story...

New Yahoo boss rallies the troops with staff memo

Ross Levinsohn, global media chief at Yahoo, has been named interim CEO after Scott Thompson resigned over the weekend. In this leaked staff memo he aims to raise morale by highlighting how “In spite of the very bumpy road we’ve traveled, we are achieving genuine and meaningful successes in the marketplace every day and heading in the right direction.”

16/05/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo boss quits amid 'fake CV' claims

Yahoo's Chief Executive Officer Scott Thompson has stepped down after just four months at the helm, following claims his CV featured a computer science degree that he never received. After a board meeting the company announced that Thompson would be immediately replaced by former News Corp executive Ross Levinsohn.

14/05/2012  |  Full story...

AP woos digital publishers with online video platform

The Associated Press has launched AP Video Hub, a global online video news platform, in a bid to attract online news publishers and portals to its services. The beta launch forms part of a new strategy at the global news agency, as it looks to branch out from its broadcast-centric business to cater for the growing number of online publishers. The new platform delivers video news from AP’s journalists in the field to digital customers’ desktops.

12/04/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo to cut 15% of workforce

Yahoo is set to axe around 2,000 jobs, representing 15% of its workforce, according to reports. The cuts will be made across the company, although Yahoo's product division is expected to be hardest hit. The move will add to the internet giant's woes as it struggles to compete with rivals Google and Facebook.

05/04/2012  |  Full story...

Latin America: Social networking overtakes portals for first time

Social networking has become the dominant online sector in Latin America, with Facebook accounting for 1 in every 4 minutes spent online, according to new data. The research, from comScore, looked at Latin America’s key digital trends of the past year and what they mean for the year ahead.

28/03/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo preparing for biggest layoffs yet?

Yahoo is reportedly planning a huge restructuring strategy, including layoffs that are likely to number in the thousands, according to a news report. The report, from technology news site All Things D, comes as the internet giant ushers in a new CEO Scott Thompson and leadership team following a turbulent few years losing market share to the likes of Google and Facebook.

06/03/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo threatens Facebook with patent lawsuit- could IPO be delayed?

Yahoo has threatened Facebook with a legal war over "10 to 20" patents, according to a news report, in a move that could disrupt the social network's plans to go public this year. “Yahoo has a responsibility to its shareholders, employees and other stakeholders to protect its intellectual property ... We must insist that Facebook either enter into a licensing agreement or we will be compelled to move forward unilaterally to protect our rights,” a Yahoo spokesman told The New York Times in an e-mailed statement.

28/02/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo reveals home page audience demographics

Yahoo has launched a new visualization tool that offers some insights into how it chooses what content to show on the Yahoo home page and other properties. The data comes from Yahoo’s CORE (which stands for Content Optimization and Relevance Engine) and is converted into an online visual tool.

10/02/2012  |  Full story...

Yahoo boardroom turmoil continues: 4 directors to step down

Four longtime Yahoo board members, including the chairman, are leaving the company, as the embattled online media giant aims to turn around its fortunes with a new team at the helm. In a letter to shareholders this week, Yahoo! chairman Roy Bostock said he and three other directors are to step down. The other exiting board members are Vyomesh Joshi, Arthur Kern and Gary Wilson.

09/02/2012  |  Full story...

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