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Yahoo Site Explorer Update Today

Something changed in Yahoo Site Explorer today. I’ve checked many of my domains and all show lower link counts, about 2-3 times less links than before. For example this site is now down to 2118 backlinks, from over 6k before.  There is no way this could just happen on its own, so there must have… Read more »

Google.com Got 67.90% of US Searches

According to the recently published stats by hitwise (first posted here), Google accounted for 67.90 percent of all U.S. searches in the four weeks ending April 26, 2008. Yahoo! Search, MSN Search and Ask.com each received 20.28, 6.26 and 4.17 percent respectively. The remaining 45 search engines in the Hitwise Search Engine Analysis Tool accounted… Read more »

Microsoft abandons Yahoo bid

Thi came as surprise.. according to a letter from Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang. But Yahoo demanded at least $53 billion, or $37 per share, according to Ballmer. That would have been nearly double Yahoo’s stock price of $19.18 at the time Microsoft first made its bid a little… Read more »

Microsoft Increased Bid for Yahoo

Domain news reports: As promised, we are keeping you up to date on this developing story…  As  we reported yesterday, Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer had held firm with the original offer, insisting it was fair in light of Yahoo’s eroding profits during the past two years. He threatened an attempt to oust Yahoo’s board… Read more »

Yahoo Sued for Spurning Microsoft

AP reports: DOVER, Del. (AP) — Two Detroit pension funds have sued Yahoo Inc. and its board of directors, saying they breached their duties to shareholders in trying to thwart a takeover by Microsoft Corp. The lawsuit was filed in Delaware Chancery Court on Thursday by lawyers representing Detroit’s police and fire retirement system and… Read more »

Yahoo To Stop Arbitrage

domainnamewire reports Yahoo will stop allowing arbitrage as of this Friday, will affect other major companies as well. In a major move sure to have ramifications across the online advertising industry, Yahoo (YHOO) has told its advertising partners that it will no longer accept “arbitraged” traffic as of this Friday. Here’s a look at what… Read more »

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