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  • Yahoo Unleashes Display Initiatives, Strikes Deals With Havas, Wal-Mart, Newspapers
    Yahoo kicked off the Advertising 2.0 conference in New York Wednesday with a flurry of announcements highlighting the company's renewed focus on display advertising even as it faces a shareholder-led ...
  • AOL Breaks Asylum Out Of U.S., Begins Global Expansion
    AOL Wednesday announced the international expansion of its popular men's lifestyle site, Asylum, which will expand into Australia, www.asylum.com.au, India, www.asylum.in, Italy, www.asylumitalia.it, and the UK, www.asylum.co.uk. AOL said it ...
  • Privacy Advocates Ask: 'What's Google Got to Hide?'
    Whether Google compromises searchers' privacy by holding onto their Internet protocol addresses for too long has been subject to intense debate for at least the past year. But in the ...
  • Unsealed Shareholder Complaint Puts More Pressure On Yahoo
    A Delaware court unsealed a complaint filed by Yahoo shareholders claiming that a severance plan adopted by the Web giant was designed to quash Microsoft's $44.6 billion bid. The severance ...
  • Moguls on Microhoo: Get A Deal Done
    Kara Swisher, purveyor/co-host of last week's D Conference, which saw the likes of News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates, and Yahoo's Jerry Yang discuss (among other ...
  • Yahoo Plug-In A Potential Game Changer
    Silicon Alley Insider's Hank Williams calls Yahoo's BrowserPlus "the plug-in to end all plug-ins" because once it's installed, you can add new plug-ins as needed without needing to restart your ...
  • Minnesota Town Kicks Out Google Maps
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  • Murdoch "Mystified" By Microhoo Failure
    PaidContent.org records plenty of sound bytes from Wall Street Journal owner Rupert Murdoch, speaking at his own show, the sixth annual D Conference, hosted by All Things Digital bloggers Kara ...
  • Yang: Microsoft Not Interested In Merger
    Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang on Wednesday admitted that Microsoft is no longer interested in a potential merger, but the two sides are still talking about a potential tie-up. "Microsoft is ...
  • Johnson Lays Out Microsoft Strategy
    Kevin Johnson has one of the hardest jobs at Microsoft: Figure out what to do about Google, whose advertising revenues recently surpassed Microsoft's gross sales from Windows, the software giant's ...
  • Cashback Seeks To Reinvent Search
    In launching Live Search Cashback, Microsoft aims to disrupt the established search business model, cost-per-click. In essence, search guru John Battelle said Live Cashback is closer to the affiliate marketing ...
  • Microsoft Bows Windows 7
    Microsoft on Tuesday offered a first-look at Windows 7, the net iteration of its market-dominating operating system, at The Wall Street Journal D6 conference in Carlsbad, Calif. The Journal took ...
  • Yahoo Sues 'Lottery Scam' Phishers
    Yahoo Tuesday announced it had filed a lawsuit against "lottery scam" phishers who send fraudulent e-mail messages to Web users telling them they have won a Yahoo prize. Yahoo said ...
  • Yodle Snaps Up Execs From Amazon, MeetUp
    Local online advertising company Yodle announced four new hires this week, snapping up executives from Amazon, MeetUp.com, Register.com and SendTraffic.com to fill leadership roles amidst the company's national expansion. First ...
  • Why We Need Microsoft, Yahoo To Stick With Search
    Should Microsoft and Yahoo throw in the towel and outsource search to Google? TechCrunch's Michael Arrington responds to that question with an emphatic "No," claiming that, "an absolute monopoly in ...
  • Browser Wars Reach Second Phase
    The browser wars are set for their next phase, reports The New York Times just a few days before the release of Firefox 3.0, the latest iteration of The Mozilla ...
  • Gates, Others Not Feeling Microhoo
    You probably noticed that we didn't hear much from Bill Gates during Microsoft's three-month pursuit of Yahoo. Sources tell BoomTown's Kara Swisher this is because the Microsoft chairman never cared ...
  • Minyanville To Supply KOL, AOL's Kids' Site
    Minyanville Publishing and Multimedia will supply finance education material from its Minyanland online community for kids' to KOL, AOL's kids' site. Under the deal, Minyanland content will be distributed throughout ...
  • Yahoo Postpones Annual Meeting
    Yahoo has postponed its annual meeting from July 3 to "around the end of July," citing a planned proxy fight by Carl Icahn and the need for regulators to review ...
  • Yahoo Comes 'Round, Then Stalls Again
    Sources tell Kara Swisher that Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is taking a more "realistic" attitude toward the situation facing the company, and that both he and fellow co-founder David Filo ...
  • Microsoft Rolls Ad Products Into One Brand
    Microsoft on Tuesday took the cover off Microsoft Advertising, a new brand for its group of advertising products, which includes the ad platform adCenter, the ad exchange AdECN, the ad ...
  • Icahn Gains Support From All But Microsoft
    As Carl Icahn receives support for his Yahoo proxy battle from such financial heavyweights as oil guru T. Boone Pickens, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, speaking in Israel Wednesday, reiterated ...
  • Microsoft Bribing Search Users Again
    Bolstered by the prospect of adding Yahoo Search to its arsenal, Microsoft is revisiting an old experiment: bribing people to use its search service in order to steal market share ...
  • Schmidt: It Ain't Easy Being This Good
    Google CEO Eric Schmidt waxes philosophical about the challenges of running a global enterprise. Don't believe everything you read in the press: Schmidt said that Google is not immune to ...
  • Microsoft: We're On Track To Become Ad Giant
    When Microsoft execs gather with advertisers and publishers at the software giant's annual advertising summit this week, they will be asked to explain how the company plans to move forward ...
  • Google Health Offered To The Public
    Google has started offering Google Health, a foray into offering personal health records on the Web. In development for over a year, Google Health was recently tested during a two-month ...
  • MicroHoo For Mobile
    As Microsoft and Yahoo continue to discuss an unspecified relationship, Forbes.com's Brian Caulfield makes the case that uniting in the battle for control of the mobile phone could be every ...
  • Microsoft's Move Rankles Icahn
    Ars Technica says the MicroHoo saga, which has dragged on for about as long as the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination, isn't anywhere close to being over. Microsoft on ...
  • SEC Indicts Former AOL Execs
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  • SEC Charges Former AOL Execs With Fraud
    The Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it has charged eight former AOL executives with fraud for allegedly overstating the company's online ad revenue by more than $1 billion ...