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Delicious finally sold to the founders of YouTube

Delicious finally sold to the founders of YouTube

After much of discussions and months of finding new buyer for the bookmarking website delicious, Yahoo has finally reached a negotiation with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen – the two young founders of YouTube. Initially Yahoo was willing to sell the site for $1 to $2 million, but the details of this deal is not yet disclosed. Company has made an official statement of the sellout on the official [...]
Yahoo Launches Search Direct, Answer to Google Instant

Yahoo Launches Search Direct, Answer to Google Instant

Yahoo doesn’t wants to be left behind in search industry, so today they have launched the competitor to Google Instant which they coined as “Search Direct” At a press conference few minutes back the company announced the launch of “Search Direct” which is very similar to Google Instant where you see the possible results as you type in the characters in the search box, [...]
Yahoo To Sell Delicious for $1 – $2 million

Yahoo To Sell Delicious for $1 – $2 million

Last December Yahoo said that they were evaluating about the options about what to do with Delicious and they may consider selling it as well and just after few around couple of months now they are about to sell that for $1 million to $2 million. SAI reports “Yahoo is about to close a deal to sell bookmarking site Delicious for $1-$2 million, says a source familiar with the discussions.” [...]
Delicious, The Bookmarking Site Is For Sale, Said Yahoo

Delicious, The Bookmarking Site Is For Sale, Said Yahoo

Yes, there was lot of news that Yahoo is preparing to shut down delicious, a bookmarking website. This news actually broke when an internal presentation slide was leaked and WSJ also wrote about it as a confirmed news. After all this hue and cry did Yahoo realized that it is not wise to shut down the website instead make some money of it and sell it to somebody, The company has released an official [...]
Yahoo is Shutting Down Delicious Bookmarking Site

Yahoo is Shutting Down Delicious Bookmarking Site

  Update: Delicious, The Bookmarking Site Is For Sale, Said Yahoo Yahoo has been on a downhill since last few months, but the company has been cutting costs left and right to survive, first they did declare the layoff to restructure the organisation, and now the new slide which has been leaked clearly shows Yahoo is shutting down some of its properties and merging other one with the popular [...]
Yahoo launches new Mail beta with Facebook and Twitter

Yahoo launches new Mail beta with Facebook and Twitter

Yahoo! today introduced a new version of its email service with much faster searching and and sharing of status on Facebook and Twitter Yahoo! Mail Beta, the enhancement of existing Yahoo Mail. What they say is a faster, easier, safer, and more social communications experience than their current mail system. he sleek interface is consistent across all desktop, mobile, and tablet devices, including [...]
AOL And Private Equity Attempting To Buy Yahoo

AOL And Private Equity Attempting To Buy Yahoo

Jessica Vascellaro and Anupreeta Das of the Wall Street Journal reports AOL and a bunch of private-equity firms are discussing making a play for Yahoo, although experts said there are doubts about how workable such a deal might be. The newspaper said that Silver Lake Partners and Blackstone Group LP are among a group of private equity firms that have expressed interest in either teaming up with AOL [...]
Alibaba Group’s Taobao launches search engine called Etao

Alibaba Group’s Taobao launches search engine called Etao

Since Google moved out of China, Lot of new search engines have come up to capitalize the market, few days back, there was even news about Chinese govt. building something inhouse to maintain the control over what users browse on the internet. Recently, A unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, which is 40% owned by Yahoo Inc said on Tuesday it had launched a search engine, in an apparent [...]
Yahoo revamps its search to fight against Google

Yahoo revamps its search to fight against Google

Since last time when the search giant Google released instant search, Yahoo has been under pressure to revamp its search engine and do something interesting to stop users from hopping off the train. To keep up abreast, Yahoo has begun kicking out the first in a series of search enhancements, such as search categories laid out in vertical tabs. Going forward a user searching on yahoo.com can watch movie [...]
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