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Page 1: Yang Lu COMP 1631, Winter2011. Background Yahoo’s initial name was “Jerry’s guide to the World Wide Web” Yahoo’s is an acronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical.

Yang LuCOMP 1631, Winter2011

Page 2: Yang Lu COMP 1631, Winter2011. Background Yahoo’s initial name was “Jerry’s guide to the World Wide Web” Yahoo’s is an acronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical.

Background

• Yahoo’s initial name was “Jerry’s guide to the World Wide Web”

• Yahoo’s is an acronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle”

• Definition of Yahoo is: rude, unsophisticated, uncouth

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Yahoo’s Logo

• The first logo was red and had 3 icons on each side. Since May2009, the logo was changed to purple with no outline or shadow.

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How does Yahoo started?

• In order to keep track of founder’s (Jerry Yang and David Filo) personal interest on the internet

• They broke sites into different categories and develop subcategories.

• They developed Yahoo’s own search technologies since 2004

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Yahoo’s customers

• Yahoo is in 13 languages except English• More than 345 million users in 25

countries(January,2005)• An average of 2.4 billion page views per

day(March,2004)

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Core components of Yahoo’s business

• Consumer services: • Business and enterprise services• Premium services• Marketing services

Internet content (sports, weather, travel)Commerce services (shopping, finance, auditions)Communication services (mail, photos, messenger)

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Front end of main portalThe main portal page of yahoo provides access to search engine and other functions like Yahoo! Mail, maps, news and messenger.

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Yahoo’s own search toolbar

• On April 7th, a new Yahoo! Search feature was created.

• “……Search are focused on proving the key features that our users want” ( Jeff Weiner)

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Back-end

• Yahoo at first used a proprietary server-side page language written in C/C++• Transitioned to PHP in 2002• 4500+ servers in 16 co-locations

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Advertising Revenue

• Yahoo lead different business advertise their products on its network. • In January,2010, Yahoo held the

world’s largest market share in online display advertising.

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Acquisitions

Yahoo! has acquired 62 companies since its inception.

Yahoo’s first acquisition was the purchase of Net Controls in September 1997 for US $1.4 million.

Most of the companies acquired by Yahoo are based in the United States.

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Financial Information

• 88% of the total revenue for the fiscal year 2009 came from marketing service.

• Yahoo’s fourth quarter net income was $206 million.

• Excluding charges, Yahoo’s earning were 20 cents a share.

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operation successes

• According Nielsen/Net ratings 8/2002, Yahoo! is the world’s most trafficked internet destination.

• First all-encompassing portal to the internet.• Its shopping network has been ranked as NO.2

online shopping destination on the web.

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Yahoo’s main competitors

• Google-search engine function• AltaVista, MSN, AOL, web-portal function• eBay-auction function

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References:1. “The history of Yahoo!-How is all started…”

Yahoo! Media Relations. 2011-02-022. Michael J. Radwin. Making the Case for PHP at

Yahoo!.2011-02-023. “Yahoo Logo Design”. Logo Design History. 2011-

02-024. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yahoo 2011-02-025. Dignan,Larry. “Microhoo, Icahn drama cost us $22

million; Economy soft” 2011-02-02