Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) - NASDAQ
  • Jan. 24, 2011, 8:59 AM

    Despite the whispers, booming online marketer Groupon isn't fully committed to a 2011 IPO, claims CEO Andrew Mason. "An IPO is something we are considering, but we’re just trying to learn more about the option at this point." (previously)

    | Jan. 24, 2011, 8:59 AM
  • Jan. 20, 2011, 2:32 PM
    eBay's (EBAY +4.9%) strong Q4 draws mixed reactions from analysts, with some claiming its numbers are due mostly to the PayPal unit and a lower tax rate. Deutsche Bank "believes that little has changed for the company's competitive positioning or core marketplace business trends." But BGC Capital also says there might be a Skype IPO in 2011.
    | Jan. 20, 2011, 2:32 PM
  • Jan. 20, 2011, 2:18 PM
    Analysts expect Google (GOOG -0.4%) to report Q4 earnings/share of $8.09 on revenue of $6B, but doubt there will be "any real upside revisions" to 2011 growth. Areas of interest: mobile ad revenue, and expenses incurred through Q4 bonuses and added headcount. And what did that New York City building actually cost?
    | Jan. 20, 2011, 2:18 PM
  • Jan. 20, 2011, 10:10 AM

    LivingSocial's promotional discount deal using investor Amazon's (AMZN -0.9%) cards proves a success, of sorts, at least. LivingSocial quickly sold 1.3M $20 Amazon gift cards for half price, although it may have lost money on the deal. In December, Amazon pumped $175M into the local marketing site.

    | Jan. 20, 2011, 10:10 AM
  • Jan. 19, 2011, 1:45 PM

    eBay (EBAY -0.8%) cash cow PayPal faces a potential move by the Federal Reserve to impose a cap on debit-card transaction fees. If the Fed proceeds to limit the fees to from 7 cents to 12 cents for each transaction, it would jeopardize most of PayPal's U.S. revenues. But PayPal says it's confident it "won’t be regulated."

    | Jan. 19, 2011, 1:45 PM
  • Jan. 19, 2011, 9:28 AM
    Alibaba (ALBCF.PK) will spend up to $4.5B to create a supply network over the next 3 to 5 years to support China's growing online shopping needs. The cash will mostly fund warehouse construction and pay for logistics support.
    | Jan. 19, 2011, 9:28 AM
  • Jan. 18, 2011, 9:58 AM
    Spending on search-ads jumped 23% in Q4 2010 from the same quarter in 2009, says Efficient Frontier, with Google (GOOG +1.3%) seeing an estimated 22% jump in sales. Thank "competition among advertisers as well as increased consumer demand." The U.S. search ad market will see a 15% increase overall in 2011.
    | Jan. 18, 2011, 9:58 AM
  • Jan. 14, 2011, 2:37 PM
    Goldman Sachs downgrades web company IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI -2.4%) to Neutral from Buy. But Zacks thinks IAC a Strong Buy, as it will benefit from a coming boom in ad spending, and it's sitting on $1B in cash. Last month, the company announced a major reorganization, which included replacing CEO Barry Diller.
    | Jan. 14, 2011, 2:37 PM
  • Jan. 12, 2011, 11:47 AM

    Some Google (GOOG +0.1%) advertisers are balking at an obscure AdWords feature, called a "session-based" click. They say it makes them overpay by thousands for wasted ad appearances. AdWords provides the lion's share of Google's $24B in revenue, so it might take some time for these disgruntled clients to make an impact.

    | Jan. 12, 2011, 11:47 AM
  • Jan. 12, 2011, 8:48 AM
    Imploding MySpace (NWS) is a classic example of the fragility of social media success - as well as parent company mismanagement. "MySpace was like a big party, and then the party moved on," says one industry consultant. After slashing half its global staff, News Corp now may sell the unit.
    | Jan. 12, 2011, 8:48 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 11, 2011, 1:45 PM
    As reported, ailing MySpace (NWS -1.4%) cuts 500 employees, or 47% of its staff, to reduce costs. MySpace claims the changes were caused by its "legacy business." Having been crushed by Facebook, MySpace is attempting to become an entertainment social networking hub.
    | Jan. 11, 2011, 1:45 PM
  • Jan. 11, 2011, 10:24 AM

    In a sign local-focused web ecommerce is strong, web ad company Groupon completes a $950M funding round from investors as it expands internationally. Rival Local.com (LCOM -1%) also adds 5 new channel partners, including online ad firms and interactive agencies, to help sell its offerings.

    | Jan. 11, 2011, 10:24 AM
  • Jan. 10, 2011, 8:48 AM

    Walt Disney (DIS) may offer some of its video content through sets running Yahoo (YHOO) Connected TV software, say sources. Disney would deploy 'widgets' to pipe ESPN and other network titles to viewers. Premarket, YHOO -0.7%.

    | Jan. 10, 2011, 8:48 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 7, 2011, 9:31 AM

    Citing lower than expected revenues from its Yahoo (YHOO) and Bing (MSFT) search engine integration, Local.com (LOCM) cuts its Q4 outlook. Local.com predicts Q4 revenue of $19.9M and a GAAP loss of $750K, down from its prior estimate of $22M to $23M in revenue, and income of from $3.4M to $3.7M. Premarket, Local.com is -16.8%.

    | Jan. 7, 2011, 9:31 AM
  • Jan. 6, 2011, 4:27 PM
    Cisco's (CSCO) Videoscape initiative, unveiled at CES, to integrate TVs, computers, and mobile devices together isn't exactly a new concept. But at least it's a step closer to the convergence goal, relying on a media gateway, a set-top box, and software to cater to the insatiable demand for video content. Cisco is +0.7% AH.
    | Jan. 6, 2011, 4:27 PM
  • Jan. 6, 2011, 10:30 AM

    Yahoo's (YHOO) Connected TV interactive app will come to live broadcasts from CBS (CBS). The new feature, dubbed 'Broadcast Interactivity,' will enable viewers to click buttons to get more data about programs. Yahoo, like rival Google (GOOG), hopes to cash in through targeted web ads to viewers.

    | Jan. 6, 2011, 10:30 AM
Company Description
Yahoo!, Inc. is a global technology company, which delivers personalized search, content, and communications tools on the web and on mobile devices. The company provides a variety of products and services, many of them personalized, including search, content, and communications tools-all daily... More
Sector: Technology
Industry: Internet Information Providers
Country: United States