Tag: yahoo!

  • The Verge on Pinboard’s Acquisition of Delicious

    [Apparently Maciej acquired it for $35,000][link]. Former Delicious community manager (and fellow [waferbaby][wafer] alumni) Britta Gustafson is running [the twitter account][twitter]. [link]: https://www.theverge.com/2017/6/12/15746916/pinboard-founder-maciej-ceglowski-interview-yahoo-delicious-fandom “The founder of Pinboard on why understanding fandom is good for business – The Verge” [wafer]: https://waferbaby.com “waferbaby” [twitter]: https://twitter.com/delicious “Delicious on Twitter”

  • Yahoo Files Suit Demanding Greater Accountability from the U.S. Government

    [I doubt it’ll do much good, but I’m really glad to see Yahoo! trying *something*.][link] [link]: http://yahoopolicy.tumblr.com/post/60753842342/yahoo-files-suit-demanding-greater-accountability-from “Yahoo Files Suit Demanding Greater Accountability from the U.S. Government | Yahoo Global Public Policy”

  • Archive Team Needs Your Help Saving Yahoo! Video

    [Jason Scott][link]: >Yahoo! are about to delete all user-generated content on Yahoo! Video and that is really busting my crank, as well as the crank of a lot of people that have joined Archive Team to rescue it. We’re now to the point that the whole process is pretty smooth, and we’re getting in the…

  • Goodnight, Sweet GeoCities

    You were responsible or many of the most retch-inducing websites on the internet, and you only got worse with time. We’ll miss you. [xkcd is GeoCities-ified][xkcd] ([saved image][image]). [link]: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2009/10/geocities-closing.html “GeoCities’ time has expired, Yahoo closing the site today | Technology | Los Angeles Times” [xkcd]: http:xkcd.com “XKCD” [image]: http://extrafuture.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/xkcd-geocities.jpg “xkcd’s homage”

  • Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Microsoft and Yahoo!’s Joint “Choice. Value. Innovation.” Announcement About Sharing Search Engine and Advertisement Technology

    [Jesper answers my call][link]. Makes sense, now. [link]: http://waffle.wootest.net/2009/07/29/pr-speak-msft-yhoo-bing/ “waffle → Translation From PR-Speak to English of Selected Portions of Microsoft and Yahoo!’s Joint Choice. Value. Innovation. Announcement About Sharing Search Engine and Advertisement Technology”

  • Yahoo Gives Up On Search, Bets on Bing

    [Earlier today Yahoo and Microsoft signed a 10 year deal][deal] which sees Yahoo not developing any new search technologies, and using Bing for it’s algorithms. Like most of you, I fail to see how reducing the main Search players from 3 to 2 creates “more innovation”, but does anyone even read these press releases anymore?…

  • INSERT INTO internet

    [The Yahoo! Query Language is strange][link]. [link]: http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2009/07/yql_insert.html “YQL: INSERT INTO internet (Yahoo! Developer Network Blog)”