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Where Yahoo's media play went wrong

When Yahoo announced last year that it had lost $42 million reviving NBC's TV series "Community" and launching two other original shows, the company framed it as a failed experiment. It didn't work, so Yahoo was cutting its ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Business
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Internet video portals do not control views well

Video portals have counters that register the number of views, thus reflecting the success of the piece. This data can have economic implications, since with some online advertising campaigns that use videos, the portals ...

dateApr 25, 2016 in Internet
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Yahoo a key part of Internet history

Among the best-known names on the Internet, Yahoo was one of the first companies that enabled users to find their way online, but it has lost its role as a leader.

dateDec 10, 2015 in Internet
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Brad Smith, Intuit CEO, on selling Quicken

It's tough to part with an icon, but according to Intuit CEO Brad Smith, it was time. In August, Smith and his board bit the bullet and put their legacy personal finance program Quicken up for sale.

dateNov 20, 2015 in Business
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