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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 5:07 PM
    The Associated Press and Yahoo (YHOO) are reportedly close on terms in a new content-sharing deal that could boost AP's fees. The AP has been working with search engine makers (including Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT)) in order to get more favorable terms for its news.
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  • Jan. 14, 2010, 12:01 PM
    Sources say Yahoo (YHOO) was targeted by a Chinese attack similar to the one experienced by Google (GOOG). Yahoo, which recently said it stands aligned with Google in condemning the attacks, doesn't disclose attacks on its computer systems.
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  • Jan. 13, 2010, 11:41 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) says it is "aligned with Google" (GOOG) in condemning "cyber attacks" that have Google thinking about leaving the Chinese market. Some 34 companies are believed to be targeted in the attacks; Adobe Systems (ADBE) said yesterday it believes it's been hit. GOOG -1.5%; YHOO +0.9%; BIDU +12.2%.
  • Jan. 12, 2010, 4:19 PM
    As expected, Yahoo (YHOO) cuts loose from Zimbra, the e-mail/groupware provider it paid $350M for just three years ago, by selling it to VMware (VMW). Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz had said that noncore assets would be shed, and Zimbra has been expected to go (along with Yahoo's small-business and jobs sites).
  • Jan. 8, 2010, 11:18 AM
    "It was a little tougher internally than I think I had anticipated," says Yahoo (YHOO) CEO Carol Bartz, giving herself a B-minus on her first year as chief. Bartz says she would have moved faster to reorganize the company and to form a search deal with Microsoft (MSFT).
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  • Dec. 18, 2009, 3:21 PM
    As Google (GOOG) considers buying local-business source Yelp, John Dvorak wonders if the search giant is turning into Yahoo (YHOO) - not the good Yahoo, but the one that haphazardly bought companies in the '90s, and even now. If Yelp goes for a high price, maybe Twitter is next for the "Google slot machine payout bin."
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  • Dec. 11, 2009, 9:38 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) up 1.8% as Kaufman Bros. upgrades to Buy; analyst Aaron Kessler says display advertising is firming up and that a regulatory OK for its deal with Microsoft could drive the stock in the first quarter of 2010.
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  • Dec. 9, 2009, 2:09 PM
    Google's (GOOG) share of online search increased in November to 71.6% from 70.6%, according to Experian Hitwise. The gains came at the expense of Yahoo (YHOO), slipping to 15.4% to 16.1%, and Bing (MSFT), which dropped to 9.3% from 9.6%.
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  • Dec. 4, 2009, 5:36 PM
    After a delay in October to "nail down" a few aspects, Yahoo (YHOO) and Microsoft (MSFT) announce they've made their search and ad deal final, and that after Justice Department reviews, they expect it to close early next year.
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  • Nov. 17, 2009, 4:55 PM
    ComScore's latest search rankings have Google (GOOG) and Microsoft (MSFT) gaining, and Yahoo (YHOO) slipping - again. Google grows to 65.4% from 64.9%; Bing goes to 9.9% from 9.4%; and Yahoo slips to 18% from 18.8%.
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  • Nov. 11, 2009, 1:24 PM
    Experian Hitwise says Bing's (MSFT) search market share increased 7% in October, at the expense of rivals Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), whose market shares fell 1% each. Google's share now stands at 70.6%, to Yahoo's 16.1%, Bing's 9.6% and's 2.6%.
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  • Nov. 10, 2009, 7:58 AM
    Yahoo (YHOO) chief Carol Bartz says the company is done with cost-cutting, and is now looking to hire. Bartz told CNBC Q4 is indicating growth, and added she expects regulatory approval for the search-ad deal with Microsoft (MSFT) in Q1.
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  • Nov. 5, 2009, 10:12 AM
    Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer says he's interested in expanding the search engine partnership with Yahoo (YHOO) outside the U.S., if the combo gets regulatory approval.
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  • Oct. 28, 2009, 5:47 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO) says that it has agreed with Microsoft (MSFT) to extend negotiation time on their search and advertising deal, which was to be executed by yesterday. Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz: "We still have some things we want to nail down ... There's no 'out' here, the letter agreement is binding."
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  • Oct. 28, 2009, 3:25 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO) CEO Carol Bartz shoots straight with analysts today: The company "somehow got boring," and 6% operating margins are "pathetic" and "unacceptable." The company has pledged more editorial investment and says pageviews, time spent and clickthroughs are up. "Today is the beginning of a journey back to respect," Bartz says. (recently: I, II, III)
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  • Oct. 27, 2009, 5:00 PM
    Yahoo (YHOO), not wanting to be left out of the real-time search parade (Microsoft (MSFT) and Google (GOOG) deals), will soon launch their effort - but reportedly not through Twitter and Facebook pacts, but through partnering with OneRiot.
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Yahoo! Inc is a global technology company. It offers search, content and communication on mobile phone, tablet or desktop.