May 13th, 2013

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Mobile games developer Loki Studios has become the latest start up to be acquired by Yahoo, following Astrid, GoPollGo and Milewise. The deal means that Loki’s flagship “location-aware” game Geomon...

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May 8th, 2013

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly met with executives at Hulu with a view to buying the online video service. AllthingsD reports that Yahoo is “in the process” although has not made a formal bid...

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April 23rd, 2013

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Yahoo may have only bought Summly last month but it sure hasn’t hung around: the company has just launched an iOS app in the US that uses Summly’s natural-language algorithms to deliver quick story...

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April 19th, 2013

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Yahoo has launched a new Weather app for iPhone, as well as new Yahoo Mail apps for iPad and Android tablets, as its push into mobile under Marissa Mayer continues. The launches are based around two of...

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March 26th, 2013

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By now, you'll likely know that Yahoo is acquiring news app Summly, with US reports pegging the price tag at around the $30m mark. Not bad for an app that launched in early November last year, and which...

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February 19th, 2013

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GREE and Yahoo Japan have created a new joint venture, GxYz, which will focus on social games for smartphones. The news follows a deal between the two companies in November last year to develop a business...

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February 18th, 2013

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Yahoo only generates $125m a year from mobile, mostly from search, according to a report. AllthingsD, which published the figure, says Yahoo insiders admit this figure is “incredibly low”, coming after...

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February 13th, 2013

Alike
Yahoo has bought location-based recommendation service Alike and swiftly shuttered the company’s iOS app, as CEO Marissa Mayer spoke of the need for the company to concentrate its efforts on a dozen...

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January 29th, 2013

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Yahoo reported its latest quarterly financials yesterday, impressing Wall Street with Q4 revenues of $1.22bn and a profit of $370m. It's the first time in four years that Yahoo has recorded year-on-year...

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