Category Archives: yahoo

OMG – It is Socialism on the Internet!


There does not seem to be enough reporting or buzz about about Google and Facebook’s social networking widget strategy.. The Industry Standard notes the growing Facebook v Googe battle for “internet mindshare”. I’d argue this is the single most important … Continue reading

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Yahoo Buyout Rumor – this one is real


The faulty Times of London rumor over the weekend about a pending major Yahoo search deal with Microsoft was likely spawned in part by what appear to be correct reports that Jonathan Miller, former CEO of AOL, has been working … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Aquire Yahoo Search for 20 Billion… or not?


While the Times of London is reporting that Microsoft is close to announcing a Yahoo search aquisition at 20 billion with a slew of details suggesting they have a lot of inside information, Venture Beat is suggesting this might be … Continue reading

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AOL and Yahoo star in “Spawn of the Ugly Ducklings”


After Yahoo turned down Microsoft’s offer of over $31 per share there has not been much good news for a troubled Yahoo, with a price now right about *half* what Microsoft offered.   However it does appear that Yahoo will merge … Continue reading

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Check out some Boss Mashups


Yahoo BOSS is a promising development tool that allows you to access some very powerful features from the Yahoo toolbox.   TechCrunch features some of the best BOSS mashups to date today and also notes that the BOSS “Yuil” application that … Continue reading

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Yahoo Shareholder non-meeting


Today Yahoo Shareholders are meeting in San Jose.   Or maybe we should say non-meeting since there are apparentely mostly empty chairs and uneaten pastry in a venue that was to hold 1000. With shares now trading about $19 you’d think … Continue reading

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Delicious.com is up! Everybody Yawns. Tagging is so … 2007!


OK, even though I really love the power of tagging things and think *auto tagging* will quickly becoming a cornerstone of how the world will effectively managing the maelstrom of web content effectively, I’m not really feeling the new launch  … Continue reading

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