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Verizon takes a $5bn punt on combined Yahoo and AOL

Yahoo’s web business is being sold to US telecoms giant for $5bn, adding to Verizon’s online pot which includes AOL. Verizon bought AOL for $4.4bn last year. Yahoo will therefore no longer be an operating company but the owner of ...

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Mail owner joins the queue for Yahoo

Daily Mail and General Trust, which owns the Mail newspapers and Mail Online, has joined the suitors for Yahoo; which shows, if nothing else, that hope springs eternal. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (below), who joined from Google, has put the ...

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Yahoo signs Jose Mourinho for 2014 football fest

Yahoo has signed up Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as an ambassador cum analyst for its football coverage, including the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. This will include Jose’s first big appearance on social media via a new Tumblr site. ...

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Marissa Mayer unveils new Yahoo line-up at CES

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (left) has announced some new goodies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. These include: A new Yahoo Advertising platform which includes a unified suite of digital advertising products for premium and audience-focused display, native ...

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Loss-making Yell becomes hibu in Landor makeover

Yellow Pages owner Yell has just changed its name to hibu, to the corporate fanfare of a £1.4bn annual loss. If you want to draw attention to the fact that you are a loser, this is the way to do ...

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Covario: all you need to know about online search!

Online’s share of the media market is going up in all markets, to 20 per cent and over in the US and UK for example. But search remains by far the biggest sector although there are important developments under way, ...

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