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The Demise of Yahoo Search

3.8.2011 by Jenn Granger

Do you remember the early days of mass internet? Using search engines such as Ask, Lycos, Excite, Yahoo, Netscape and Alta Vista? The excitement of a whole new world through your computer? Of these, Yahoo took the early lead and became the largest search engine in the world. They did not hold this title for long though. Google took just two years from being incorporated in 1998 to becoming the most popular search engine. Today, Yahoo is no longer a search engine in the UK. Bing now powers all Yahoo UK search results. The transition has already taken place in…

Yahoo Too Proud for Microsoft’s Advances

18.4.2008 by Mother Superior

What is it about Microsoft that it seems no one wants to play with them? The global computing giant has issued an unsolicited $43 billion offer to buy Yahoo but the online portal seems to be willing to do almost…

Microsoft Opens up the Search Market?

6.2.2008 by Mother Superior

It has been almost a week since Microsoft put a deal on the table for Yahoo! to consider. While we don't seem to be hearing much yet from Jerry Yang and his board of directors the rest of the industry…

Suing the Internet

4.7.2006 by Mother Superior

Have a look at some of the big stories about the Internet so far this week. Here are a few headlines and links: Rank outsider sues Google over zero score Music industry to sue Yahoo China UK lawsuit proceeds against…

A Parable for the Internet Industry

8.6.2006 by Mother Superior

Last night's Optimising Your Online Presence seminar brought some of Manchester's top businesses together at Cube and sent them away with fuel for success. Clare Johnson of Digital Marketing specialists Adoofa, spoke first and gave marketers a great overview of…

eBay – Biting the Hand That Feeds

24.4.2006 by Mother Superior

The latest news from the Internet super brands arena is that eBay has been in talks with Yahoo! and Microsoft to assess the growing threat from Google. A Times Online article cites a concern that Google has turned aggressive and…

Yahoo Plunders the Travel Market

12.4.2006 by Mother Superior

After Google’s Orion project yesterday, it’s good to hear Yahoo promoting a new innovation today. Although, Yahoo's up coming travel search does not provide new technologies, making it less ‘innovation’ and more ‘filing system’ for its current travel capabilities scattered…