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Yahoo Shuts Down Yahoo Screen, Its Home For Original Content Like “Community”
/ January 4, 2016 2:01 pm
Yahoo Shuts Down Yahoo Screen, Its Home For Original Content Like “Community”

TechCrunch reports "Screen launched in 2013 as a place to house Yahoo’s original content, which the company has since backed away from (remember the $42 million write-down?). From bringing back the show “Community” to airing an overseas NFL game, the plan was to turn Screen into a more refined version of YouTube. It clearly didn’t work.". Read More

Yahoo Renews Its Partnership With NBC Sports
/ December 21, 2015 12:19 pm
Yahoo Renews Its Partnership With NBC Sports

TechCrunch report "It’s hard to argue that one of the few areas where Yahoo still has very active users and interesting relationships is with sports. Sure, the Daily Fantasy stuff might come to an end if the government has its druthers, but this content partnership is key for a company still fighting to find relevance across the internet.". Read More

Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo is finally developing data and ads, but is it too late?
/ December 10, 2015 1:58 pm
Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo is finally developing data and ads, but is it too late?

Digiday reports "Yahoo appears ready to sell off its core media business — and one of its most important assets is going to be its historical user data even if it is a little dusty, according to industry experts." . Read More

Yahoo Releases Video Discovery App for iOS and Android
/ December 10, 2015 1:53 pm
Yahoo Releases Video Discovery App for iOS and Android

Variety reports "Yahoo wants to make it easier for you to find the shows you want to watch online: The company released a new app called the Yahoo Video Guide Thursday, which allows users to search for movies and TV shows across more than 30 online services, and then launch playback with deep inks into other apps.". Read More

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Time Inc. Taps Hulu, Yahoo, Zealot Networks For Video Distribution
/ December 10, 2015 1:34 pm
Time Inc. Taps Hulu, Yahoo, Zealot Networks For Video Distribution

Variety reports "Time Inc. said Thursday that it had added Hulu, Yahoo and Zealot Networks to the ranks of outlets that will distribute its growing amount of original video. Including the three outlets, Time Inc. now works with 18 different partners that span more than 4,000 U.S. sites and platforms, the company said.". Read More

Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two
/ December 9, 2015 3:55 pm
Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two

TechCrunch reports "Yahoo has today confirmed rumors it is scrapping a plan to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba. Its shares are up in pre-market trading on the news. The Yahoo board had been reported to be considering its options on this front this month. An earlier rumor of this plan caused Yahoo shares to spike 7 per cent.". Read More

Yahoo Stock Surges on Sale Speculation
/ December 2, 2015 11:57 am
Yahoo Stock Surges on Sale Speculation

Variety reports "Shares of the struggling digital player opened up more than 5% at $35.44. The company’s stock price closed Tuesday at $33.71, down 10 cents, but spiked as much as 7% in after-hours trading once the news broke that its board is meeting this week to consider putting its Internet arm on the auction block.". Read More

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