Using sensors in your smartphone, ZenDrive collects data on your driving habits and rewards you for making good decisions.
Editor’s Pick Marissa Mayer deserves a lot of credit for boosting Yahoo’s stock and generally making Yahoo more relevant than it’s been in years.
The product was designed by Yves Béhar, the creator of cool tech gear like the Jambox wireless speaker and the upcoming Ouya game console. It’s also being promoted and backed by pro golfers Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood.
Mobile polling app Polar raises $1.2 million from big name investors to make decision-making a quick and social process.
Yahoo‘s revenue dropped 13 percent compared to the same period last year, the company reported today. In its quarterly earnings’ announcement Tuesday, Yahoo reported $1,324 million in GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011, while costs increased by 10 percent. Excluding traffic acquisition costs from Yahoo’s partnership with Microsoft and others, the company brought in $1,169 million — down just three percent compared to last year.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang has resigned from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions, the company announced late today. Yang also resigned from the boards of Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group.
Google is the latest company to be connected to a potential buyout of troubled Yahoo Inc. The search giant has talked to at least two equity firms about helping it acquire a chunk of Yahoo, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which sites an unnamed source close to the matter.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang says that while Yahoo’s board is famously exploring all its options, it’s not necessarily up for sale.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang is apparently interested in buying out the company and taking it private, reports Reuters.
Here’s a timeline of major events in the history of Yahoo.