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Journey Of Yahoo

Yahoo History

Yahoo is an American multinational technology company based out of California. Verizon communications officially announced its acquisition of Yahoo.

Yahoo Founders

Yahoo was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in 1994. They were electrical engineering graduates at Stanford University. The original name was Jerry and David's guide to the World Wide Web which was renamed as Yahoo.

Microsoft in Feb 2008 tried to acquire yahoo for more than 44 Billion dollars. According to some sources, Yahoo is the highest read news and media site with 7 billion views per month (June 2015). 700 million people reportedly visit Yahoo websites every month. Yahoo's acquisition by Verizon, could this be the greatest fall of a corporate giant in history?