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Yahoo gets personal with homepage revamp

Yahoo gets personal with homepage revamp

Yahoo! has launched a new, refreshed homepage, with a greater emphasis on personalization together with aggregation of news, entertainment, Facebook recommendations, and more. Designed for both desktop and mobile browsers, whether on tablet or smartphone, the new Yahoo! experience includes an updated set of applications, including pulling Facebook birthdays in if you log in with your account, and fitting recommended news articles from friends into an infinite scroll feed.

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Microsoft search deal fails to deliver according to Yahoo CEO

Microsoft search deal fails to deliver according to Yahoo CEO

Microsoft has provided the default search results for Yahoo for the last several years. This deal predates Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer significantly. Recently Mayer said that the search partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo was not delivering the sort of gains in market share or the type of revenue that the partnership should deliver. Mayer specifically said that Yahoo wants collective growth rather than just trading share with Microsoft.

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Yahoo CEO Mayer: Lack of hardware, software allows for “strong partnerships”

Yahoo CEO Mayer: Lack of hardware, software allows for “strong partnerships”

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took the reigns of the company back in July, and it's been a busy time for her and the company so far. Mayer has made quite a bit of changes, including hiring a new head for Yahoo's Flickr division, as well as giving all employees a new company smartphone. The CEO also just did her first television interview with Bloomberg, and she revealed some details about the company and reflected on her time so far as CEO.

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Yahoo to end its music service in China

Yahoo to end its music service in China

Yahoo China has announced that its Yahoo Music service will be permanently shutdown on January 20, 2013. This announcement follows a similar one from Google that took place in September in which Google stated that its Chinese music service would be taken offline. The closure comes after Yahoo's sale of its share of Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce website, for $7.6 billion.

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Yahoo and NBC Sports announce partnership

Yahoo and NBC Sports announce partnership

Yahoo and NBC Sports have announced that they will be teaming up on sports reporting, broadcasts, and news coverage. The two companies have a goal of creating the largest dedicated sports news platforms in the US. According to the announcement, Yahoo Sports will combine its "premium sports news and events coverage" with the NBC Sports Groups digital brand and TV promotion and integration.

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