Yahoo Inc. is best known for its web portal and search engine, but its services include Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance and others. Founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994, the company was initially in the forefront of the technology boom but has struggled to reinvent itself in the face of competition from companies like Google and Facebook.


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The US internet company says it will hold virtual concerts and exhibitions on a metaverse platform, after Facebook owner Meta announced similar plans.


An increasing number of Western internet firms are calling it quits in the world’s second largest economy, but analysts say local competition may be more to blame than the pandemic and increased regulations.


Yahoo Mail told mainland Chinese users over the weekend that they could no longer send or receive email after February 28, marking the US company’s final retreat from China amid tightened data regulations.

Yahoo marked its final China exit weeks after Microsoft’s LinkedIn announced the shutdown of its service in the world’s biggest internet market.


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US internet giant Yahoo will close its research and development centre in Beijing as the firm seeks to consolidate some jobs into fewer offices.

Yahoo is close to investing in Snapchat in a funding round that values the start-up at US$10 billion, a source said.

Yahoo said the US government threatened to fine the company US$250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to surrender online information, a step the company regarded as unconstitutional.

Yahoo claims US government threatened to fine it US$250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of US surveillance by surrendering online information.

Executives at messaging start-up TangoMe were brainstorming expansion plans when one of their investors, Jerry Yang, made a suggestion: talk to Alibaba.

A senior female Yahoo executive has been sued in California by a woman who worked under her and is accusing her former boss of sexual harassment and wrongful termination.

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer and Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma Yun are among the invited guests at the annual Allen & Co Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, according to a person with a copy of the list.

Yahoo is pushing ahead with its transformation into an internet age media company, bringing in news, music and television stars for the launch of online magazines about technology and food.