Verizon is close to buying Yahoo assets: sources

 The protracted question of who is buying beleaguered Yahoo may finally have an answer. According to three reports published today, and our own sources, Verizon (which owns TechCrunch by way of AOL) … Continue Reading →

Yahoo’s head of diversity and inclusion is woke

 Yahoo’s first diversity report in 2014 was a wake-up call for Margenett Moore-Roberts. At the time, she was working heads-down as senior director of Yahoo’s video advertising strategy and facilitating $50 … Continue Reading →

Everything Yahoo has going for it right now

 Its core assets are worth $5 billion (we think?) It owns a bunch of Alibaba The audio fidelity of the earnings calls is really good Yahoo Finance Fantasy sports Teens still like … Continue Reading →

Yahoo’s latest disappointing quarter pretty much sums up the past few years

 Yahoo missed its earnings expectations by just a hair, and the company once again wrote down Tumblr. The stock went nowhere. That is pretty much the story of Yahoo for … Continue Reading →

Messenger now has virtual monkeys, courtesy of Yahoo

 What’s a poor beleaguered brand like Yahoo to do? Use its smart engineers to jump on the hottest trend, of course. Today the company is launching a bot that simulates … Continue Reading →

Yahoo Radar is a mobile travel guide with a chatbot-like assistant

 Yahoo this morning launched a new travel guide for iOS it’s calling Yahoo Radar. While the app will offer traditional travel companion type features like restaurant recommendations and details on … Continue Reading →