Yahoo

Yahoo

Yahoo is a company that started by Jerry Yang and David Filo in 1995. Yahoo grew their search product for the next 8 years. Yahoo purchased many different web programs including Geocities, Flickr, Zimbra and more. Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Instant Messenger are two mainstays to the computer Giant. However, Yahoo had some struggles. In 2008, Microsoft bid for Yahoo. After turning down the bid, Yahoo spent 6 months in litigation of this bid. Jerry Yang stepped down and Carol Bartz took over as CEO. In November of 2009, Yahoo sold search to Microsoft. Since then, Yahoo has been struggling with stockholders.

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