Science and Technology : YAHOO

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  1. HODEE

    HODEE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Is YAHOO search engine drowning in lack of ability, search and retrieval?
     
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    Google just did a better job

    Remember Altavista?
    Well it was one of the first search engines along with Yahoo to appear on the world wide web.

    Yahoo dominated probably due to promotion, and Google similarly did as well.
    Bing tried to follow this pattern, but Google showed aggression and purchased Youtube.

    Then there is this...

    Verizon to Proceed With Yahoo Bid, Google Weighs Offer
    April 7, 2016

    Verizon Communications Inc. plans to make a first-round bid for Yahoo Inc.’s Web business next week, and is willing to acquire the company’s Yahoo Japan Corp. stake to help sweeten the offer, according to people familiar with the matter.

    Google, the main division of Alphabet Inc., is also considering bidding for Yahoo’s core business, a separate person said.

    Potential suitors AT&T Inc. and Comcast have decided against bidding, some of the people said, asking not to be identified as the discussions aren’t public. Microsoft Corp., which failed with a hostile bid for Yahoo in 2008, won’t bid this time, another person said.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...proceed-with-yahoo-bid-as-google-weighs-offer

    With all that Yahoo supposedly lacks...

    David Filo Net Worth
    http://richestcelebrities.org/richest-business/david-filo-net-worth/

    Does anyone feel bad for Yahoo, the creation or its creators?
     
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