Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer plans to make Tumblr the new YouTube: Report

By on October 10, 2014 at 3:51 PM.

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer plans to make Tumblr the new YouTube: Report

Since Yahoo acquired Tumblr, curiosity as to how Marissa Mayer plans to revive the social platform surfaced. In a new development, we finally know what the guys at Yahoo are up to. Business Insider, citing inside sources, reports that Yahoo executives believe Tumblr should become the company's answer to Google’s YouTube.  More →
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Yahoo lays off 400 employees in India, presence reduced to support and operations functions: Report

By on October 8, 2014 at 10:46 AM.

Yahoo lays off 400 employees in India, presence reduced to support and operations functions: Report

Struggling to maintain its business, Yahoo is now downsizing one of its main offices in India to “achieve greater efficiency." The company is laying 400 people off in its software development center in Bangalore, it confirmed to TechCrunch. Yahoo maintains it will still have its presence in Bangalore, but as the report claims it will be reduced to support and operations functions. More →
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Yahoo on an acquisition spree, looking to invest in Snapchat: Report

By on October 4, 2014 at 7:55 PM.

Yahoo on an acquisition spree, looking to invest in Snapchat: Report

After reaping in huge profits from its Alibaba initial public offering, Yahoo is now on an acquisition spree and under its radar is photo-sharing app Snapchat. The company is reportedly angling to invest in Snapchat through a funding round that values the startup at $10 billion, according to Bloomberg. More →
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Yahoo spotlights live music to shine on Internet stage

By on July 17, 2014 at 9:10 AM.

Yahoo spotlights live music to shine on Internet stage

Yahoo's hopes for renewed stardom on the Internet stage are being pinned on a song. Make that many songs -- performed by popular musicians in real time, and streamed daily at yahoo.com/live beginning with a concert Tuesday by The Dave Matthews Band. More →
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