Yahoo Takes AltaVista Search Engine Off Life Support

Maximum PC: AltaVista is shutting down, and if you find that the least bit surprising, it's probably because you're shocked to discover it still exists. Well, it does, for a few more days anyway. On July 8, 2013, Yahoo will pull the plug on one of the web's earliest search engines, ending a run that spanned nearly two decades (AltaVista launched on December 15, 1995). How did it come to this? Google, of course.

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newsguy3949d ago

I used altavista back in the mid 90s!


Yahoo has been scanning your emails to harvest data to sell to advertisers

The U.S. technology industry long ago stopped scanning emails for information to sell to advertisers. Except for Yahoo, it seems. In marketing pitches, the Oath unit of Verizon Communications says it analyzes more than 200 million Yahoo Mail inboxes looking for clues on what products those users might buy.

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KingPin2063d ago

so glad i stopped using yahoo.....but in 2018, anyone using yahoo needs to get with the times.


Advir and Yahoo! Aim To Monetise VR Through Unobtrusive Adverts

Advir have put together a Pledge that defines its commitment to unobtrusive VR advertising.

KingPin2478d ago

to be honest, i have lost all trust in yahoo.
after the hacks that happened, then the site was littered with ransomware, ive blocked all my browsers from ever visiting that site ever again.


Verizon Nears Deal to Acquire Yahoo

After months of leaks and speculation, Verizon Communications Inc. has emerged as the most likely buyer of Yahoo! Inc.

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Devil-X2830d ago

And who could have imagined that the same Yahoo was once worth $125 Billion.