Tag Archives: yahoo

July 1, 2013

Yahoo shuts down AltaVista

You appeared on the search engine scene in December 1995. You made us go “woah” when you arrived. You did that by indexing around 20 million web pages, at a time when indexing 2 million web pages was considered to be big.

May 27, 2013
May 21, 2013

Flickr revamp offers up to one terabyte of free storage

Ms Mayer told a New York press conference that the effort was intended to make the service “awesome again” – a reference to Sean Bonner, a tech writer who used the same phrase last year in a blog that pleaded with the chief executive to save the service.

May 20, 2013

Marissa Mayer on the Tumblr acquisition

We promise not to screw it up.  Tumblr is incredibly special and has a great thing going.  We will operate Tumblr independently.  David Karp will remain CEO.  The product roadmap, their team, their wit and irreverence will all remain the same as will their mission to empower creators to make their best work and get it in front of the audience they deserve.  Yahoo! will help Tumblr get even better, faster.

A nice reassurance for those in need of it. She even threw in a GIF, too.

(via OneThirtySeven)

May 19, 2013

Yahoo to buy Tumblr

If confirmed, it will be CEO Marissa Mayer’s largest deal since taking the helm of Yahoo in July 2012.