Post Tagged with: "Yahoo"

As mobile gaming stagnates, people are spending less time (and more money) playing games
/ August 26, 2015 1:02 pm
As mobile gaming stagnates, people are spending less time (and more money) playing games

VentureBeat reports "Gamers spent less time playing on mobile in 2015 than they did in 2014, according to Yahoo’s analytics firm, Flurry. Gaming made up 32 percent of the total time people spent on their mobile devices lat year, but that number plummeted to only 15 percent through this year. That’s a 37 percent decline from 52 minutes each day to just 33 minutes. You can find a lot of culprits for this evaporation of time spent on games, but Flurry blames new technology and the very nature of mobile games.". Read More

Yahoo launches live news show with Katie Couric
/ July 27, 2015 6:05 pm
Yahoo launches live news show with Katie Couric

VentureBeat reports "Yahoo is announcing a new live news program anchored by the company’s global news anchor, Katie Couric. The new show, called Yahoo News Live, will air daily at 1 p.m. ET.". Read More

Snapchat Adds BuzzFeed, iHeartRadio to Discover Lineup After Dropping Yahoo, Warner Music
/ July 27, 2015 6:01 pm
Snapchat Adds BuzzFeed, iHeartRadio to Discover Lineup After Dropping Yahoo, Warner Music

Variety reports "Snapchat has slotted BuzzFeed and music-streaming service iHeartRadio into its Discover media section, after removing launch partners Yahoo and Warner Music Group from the lineup. The Snapchat app’s Discover feature lets media companies serve up “stories,” comprising video, images and text, to Snapchat’s audience of 100 million-plus users.". Read More

Yahoo beats Q2 revenue targets but its sales forecast is light
/ July 21, 2015 6:03 pm
Yahoo beats Q2 revenue targets but its sales forecast is light

Business Insider reports "Yahoo reported its Q2 earnings Tuesday afternoon. It beat net revenue expectations but missed on EPS.". Read More

Marissa Mayer on coding, acqui-hiring, and whether Yahoo is a media company
/ June 16, 2015 12:28 pm
Marissa Mayer on coding, acqui-hiring, and whether Yahoo is a media company

VentureBeat reports "Like a coder, Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer sees her company as a massive design and engineering problem. That’s not too surprising for someone who studied computer science and spent years working on products at Google earlier in her career.". Read More

Former Yahoo Exec to Lead Believe Entertainment’s New Digital Studio
/ May 14, 2015 11:04 am
Former Yahoo Exec to Lead Believe Entertainment’s New Digital Studio

The Hollywood Reporter reports "Brian Hunt has joined the New York-based company as executive vp and head of development. The former head of development at Yahoo will spearhead Believe's push into original series and branded content for over-the-top and digital distribution. He will be based out of New York.". Read More

Yahoo fails to impress with digital magazines
/ May 7, 2015 11:55 am
Yahoo fails to impress with digital magazines

Digiday reports "A year ago, Yahoo, struggling to turn its ad business around, kicked off a string of digital 'magazines' run by big-name print journalists like David Pogue and Joe Zee." . Read More

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