On Tuesday, Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Meyer announced the launch of a new version of its popular email service, Yahoo! Mail that is faster, “more intuitive, and easier to navigate.” The latest version is available on the Web, smartphones, as well as tablets running Microsoft’s Windows 8, Apple’s iOS, and...

For Microsoft, this past week was all about Windows 8 and Surface tablets, and came with both good news and bad. While the new OS is still taking its time to get off the ground, there are some encouraging developments when it comes to the number of apps in the Windows Store, as well as encouraging sales of Windows...

Remember a small company that goes by the name of Yahoo!? It seems that the long-term relationship between Microsoft and Yahoo! may come to a premature end. Marissa Mayer (CEO of Yahoo!) and Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) recently held talks on a future collaboration on a new search engine that the social giant is...

It seems that Jerry Yang, former CEO of Yahoo has had enough. The company officially announced his resignation from the board of directors at Yahoo!, as well as from the boards of Yahoo Japan Corporation and Alibaba Group Holding Limited, all effective today. In a letter written to Yahoo! Board Chairman Roy Bostock,...

Both Microsoft and Google have spent a lot of time recently courting Yahoo in attempts to make a purchase. The truth of the matter is that both companies are handling well enough on their own and have little to gain from acquiring Yahoo. So if there is little gain in the purchase, why are they fighting so hard over...

Man, this is getting more and more interesting. First, we talked about Microsoft possibly trying to acquire a stake in Yahoo. The Wall Street Journal is now reporting that Google may also be looking at acquiring a substantial stake in the former search engine giant Yahoo. This would be substantially more difficult for...

So once in a while you’ll hear something or write a story and still not believe what you’re actually writing. This is one of those cases. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is deep in negotiations to purchase a stake in the former search engine giant Yahoo. The curious part of this story is the fact...

Yahoo Microsoft OK Microsoft, things have been going well. Don’t screw it up now. There are reports that private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners is working with one of its investors, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Microsoft Corp. to put together a proposal to buy Yahoo Inc., people familiar with the...