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  • Jun. 28, 2010, 11:58 AM
    The Supreme Court rejects a bid to expand patent protections to business methods, in a case brought by inventors looking to patent a method for hedging weather-based risk in commodities trading. Google (GOOG) and a group of internet retailers argued that business-method patents harm innovation, while Yahoo (YHOO) and IBM (IBM) have argued the ruling leaves innovaters exposed.
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  • Jun. 24, 2010, 3:39 PM
    "At $14, $15, $16, Yahoo is too low," CEO Carol Bartz (YHOO -2.9%) tells shareholders while vowing to improve on current 6% operating margins. She likes the search-and-advertising partnership with Microsoft (MSFT -1.2%) because search has "frankly become almost a commodity," adding that Microsoft will now be in charge of maintaining the "plumbing" that will support their combined search effort.
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  • Jun. 22, 2010, 9:09 AM
    Looking past Google (GOOG), young firms are racing to deliver the next generation of online search.
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  • Jun. 10, 2010, 10:36 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT +1.3%) seeks to broaden its Bing search business by discussing a deal with AOL (AOL +5.1%) while launching its search partnership with Yahoo (YHOO +2%). Bing is aiming to ramp up enough volume to be a viable advertising competitor to Google (GOOG +1.5%).
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  • May 26, 2010, 12:56 PM
    With search still important to Yahoo (YHOO), CEO Carol Bartz promises a redesigned, upgraded experience in October, admitting the company got behind "while search has gotten so pretty."
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  • May 25, 2010, 5:14 PM
    When Yahoo's (YHOO) Carol Bartz dropped the F-bomb in response to a critic, she crossed the line between earthy candor and desperation. Investors should be wary, because "shooting the messenger is never a sign of strength."
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  • May 25, 2010, 7:21 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) acquires Koprol, an Indonesia-based mobile-information firm, as part of its efforts to gain a foothold in emerging countries. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. (PR)
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  • May 24, 2010, 10:34 AM
    Nokia (NOK -1%) and Yahoo (YHOO +0.8%) confirm a new strategic alliance: Nokia will be exclusive provider of Yahoo's maps and navigation services, and Yahoo will provide Nokia's mail and chat services. First co-branded offerings are expected to be available in the first half of 2010, with global availability set for 2011. (PR)
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  • May 21, 2010, 9:24 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) and Nokia (NOK) will reportedly unveil a partnership next week that will build Yahoo's email, search and other services into many Nokia devices. Kara Swisher notes the partnership, codenamed Project Nike, brings two struggling companies together. "Perhaps in working together, they will find a way to finally create some value."
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  • May 13, 2010, 10:23 AM
    You go, girls! Sixteen women heading S&P 500 firms averaged earnings of $14.2M in their latest fiscal years, 43% more than the male average, a Bloomberg study finds. Big winners: Carol Bartz (YHOO), $47.2M and Irene Rosenfeld (KFT), $26.3M. "When you see numbers like this, one can truly say that the glass ceiling in corporate America has been shattered."
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  • May 11, 2010, 4:49 PM
    Google's (GOOG) share of the search market fell slightly in April, while rivals Yahoo (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT) each gained share due in part to the introduction of new site navigation features, comScore says.
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  • Apr. 30, 2010, 2:44 PM
    Carol Bartz (YHOO) can trash-talk Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) all she wants, but her dismissive remarks about Yahoo's continuous brain drain make light of the company's "most profound dysfunction."
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  • Apr. 27, 2010, 2:08 PM
    U.S. internet usage climbed 7.6% in March from February, according to Nielsen's latest survey. eBay (EBAY), AOL Inc. (AOL), and Yahoo (YHOO) were the biggest gainers on time spent per person, but Facebook rules in overall time spent with an average 7 hours/month - almost 5.5 hours more than its closest competitor.
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  • Apr. 26, 2010, 1:25 PM
    App stores are nice, but the real coup is on-deck placement on a phone's home screen; Yahoo (YHOO) has announced a deal that puts it in such prime ground on "tens of millions" of Samsung phones.
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  • Apr. 21, 2010, 9:00 AM
    Premarket gainers: CYBS +32%. TPX 8 HBAN +7%. AAPL +6%. CLRT +5%. STX +5%. DDSS +5%. POM +4%. ALTR +4%. ARMH +4%. KEY +4%.
    Losers: VITC -31%. TSFG -21%. SNV -11%. GILD -6%. JNPR -6%. PAL -6%. NBG -5%. CREE -5%. UNIS -5%. YHOO -5%. ESLR -4%. DRYS -4%.
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  • Apr. 20, 2010, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday's close: AAPL, ALTR, CREE, FULT, GILD, JNPR, NBR, NUVA, SNV, STX, SYK, TSFG, TSS, VMW, YHOO
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Yahoo! Inc is a technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.