Yahoo: Mobile

  • Report: Google/Alphabet and Verizon mulling Yahoo buyout

    … the Yahoo brand, which is stronger than AOL, and its audience reach would be attractive. For Google/Alphabet it’s harder to see the appeal. Yahoo has roughly 12 percent of the US search market and any Google-Yahoo combination would face massive regulatory scrutiny and potential resistance. In the past, beyond Google and Verizon, the following companies…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Landin Google- 11 readers -
  • As Yahoo Seeks To Raise $1B In Cash, Rumor Suggests Sale Of Search Assets

    … was going to sell “$1 billion to $3 billion of patents, property and other ‘non-core assets,'” according to a Reuters report. Separately, a rumor surfaced that Yahoo was exploring a sale of its “search business.” According to financial news site CTFN, “Buyers for Yahoo’s internet search business began receiving non-disclosure agreements last week…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 10 readers -
  • Report: Yahoo Search, Mail & Homepage Saw Usage Declines In 2015

    … 2014 and 2015. According to The Information three critical products, Yahoo Mail, the Yahoo home page and Yahoo Search, each saw declines of varying but meaningful degrees: Daily users on Yahoo’s home page declined by 16.5 percent Yahoo Mail dropped by 11.5 percent Yahoo Search fell 8.8 percent Time spent on these properties apparently also declined…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 15 readers -
  • Yahoo Revenues Off 15 Percent, CEO Mayer Announces Restructuring Plan

    …. “Yahoo cannot win the hearts and minds of users and advertisers with a complex and fragmented portfolio,” Mayer explained. As she has done for the past several years Mayer emphasized “Mavens” growth and revenue. Mavens is mobile, video, native, and social. These four areas brought in $1.6 billion in 2015, representing 45 percent annual revenue…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 16 readers -
  • Report: Yahoo Board Meets To Discuss Potential Sale Of Company

    … This morning a couple of articles appeared speculating about who could potentially Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. The hypothetical candidates included Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Google/YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki and former interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn. Then the Wall Street Journal this afternoon reported that the Yahoo board is going to consider…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 45 readers -
  • Yahoo Says It Has Its Own Algorithm For Mobile Search Results

    … Yesterday, in Yahoo’s earnings call, in the question and answer portion, the CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer said that Yahoo runs their own algorithm for their mobile search results. The transcript has Marissa Mayer saying they have their own “algorithmic search on mobile.” The context was around showing “rich card experiences” and adding…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 14 readers -
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