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This evening Yahoo will be bucket testing a new version of its homepage with a small percentage of users. Below is a screencap of what could be the website's new homepage, where the last change to the design was more than a year ago. The new page combines what Yahoo calls “broadcasting” elements, which are the same news and resource links for everyone, with “narrowcasting,” which...

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Yahoo is pulling out all the stops in improving their position in the marketplace. After many years as the key player in search, only to be usurped by Google in the last few years, their current base of 500 million users worldwide is slowly being eaten up by other new comers such as MySpace and Facebook. Their first call to action will be a brand new...

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A new co-branded website set to launch in 4 weeks time is the centerpiece of a newly created partnership between jobs site SEEK and Yahoo7 that also sees SEEK become the exclusive jobs partner for the Yahoo7 portal - locking out the competition from CareerOne. The joint venture is in answer to the new jobs ads and advice site eBay Jobs which represents a partnership...

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Yahoo has created a new position of Senior Vice President, U.S. Revenue and Market Development and filled it with a former MSN executive, Joanne Bradford. "My decision to come to Yahoo was simple, because there is no other company that combines one of the world's most recognizable brands with unparalleled reach, industry-leading products and programming, and a full spectrum of advertising offerings for marketers," Bradford said...

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Intel Corp and Yahoo are working extremely hard on merging probably the two biggest forms of media in the 21st century - Television and the Internet. These companies are not the first to try this, nor will be the last, but they have the time, money and resources to be able to have the best attempt at this so far. They are considering using the current...

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Yahoo, in an attempt to win back market share from Google has decided to let independent web developers use the Yahoo technology to create their own custom searches. This new service will be know as "Build Your Own Search" or BOSS, and will allow any third party developers to piggyback onto their technology. Yahoo in return will display their ads next to any search result, in...

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When we wrote about Microsoft giving up on Yahoo for now we knew, as well as anyone following the saga, that it was merely the end of chapter one. The bell has rung and round two of the saga has now commenced with billionaire investor Carl Icahn announcing in a letter to the chairman of Yahoo, Roy Bostock, that he has purchased 59 million shares...

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Yahoo recently began offering a new type of search engine results pages (SERPs) to its users in India, known as Glue Pages.  Along with the normal search results, Glue Pages also display a heap of other information related to the search. This information includes, features such as recipes, medical information, Wikipedia entries, stock charts, Flickr images, train schedules, restaurant lists, news, and even Google blog...

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Yahoo has launched a new service called SearchScan that will indicate potentially harmful or risky sites right within the search results. The detection comes from McAfee’s SiteAdvisor technology which scans sites for unruley issues such as spyware or malware downloads in order to help protect user’s computers. If a site is flagged as containing such issues a small red line of text below the title link for the site on the search results page will warn users of the potential problems detected in an effort to deter the user from proceeding to click through.

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