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Yahoo buys image search specialty startup

Yahoo on Monday confirmed that it has bought image search specialty startup IQ Engines to add the company's technology to its Flickr photo service.

Facebook buys IBM patents

Facebook confirmed Friday that it has added a trove of IBM patents to its arsenal on an increasingly lawsuit-strewn technology battlefield.

'Fast, cheap' Internet satellites launched

The first four of 12 satellites in a new constellation to provide affordable, high-speed Internet to people in nearly 180 "under-connected" countries were blasted into Space on Tuesday.

Netscape co-founder nixes Yahoo! leadership role

Netscape co-founder turned Silicon Valley venture capitalist Marc Andreessen on Friday shot down reports he was in line to take an executive role at struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo!.

AOL tunes into video ads with Adap.tv buy

US Internet pioneer AOL announced Wednesday that it is buying online video advertising platform Adap.tv in a $405 million deal spotlighting the lucrative potential of the market.

Yahoo! ditches digital newsstand for iPads

Yahoo! shuttered its fledgling digital newsstand for iPads on Friday in what it said was the start of a product purge intended to make the floundering Internet pioneer more nimble.

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