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about yahoo

August 10, 2009
Yahoo
Founded
Santa Clara, California (March 1, 1995)
Headquarters
701 First Avenue Sunnyvale, California, USA
Key people
Jerry Yang, CEO, Chief Yahoo and Co-founder David Filo, Chief Yahoo and Co-founder Susan Decker, President
Industry
Internet, computer software
Products and services
Vertical search
Yahoo! Image, Yahoo! Video
Yahoo! Local, Yahoo! News
Yahoo! Shopping
Communication
Yahoo! Mail and Yahoo! Messenger
Content
Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Music,
Yahoo! Movies, Yahoo! News, and Yahoo! Games
Mobile
email, instant messaging, and moblogging
oneSearch
oneSearch, developed for mobile phones on March 20, 2007
Commerce
Yahoo offers commerce services such as Yahoo Shopping,
Yahoo! Autos, Yahoo! Real Estate and Yahoo Travel
Small business
Yahoo provides services such as Yahoo! Domains,
Yahoo! Web Hosting, Yahoo! Merchant Solutions,
Yahoo! Business Email, and Yahoo! Store
Advertising
Yahoo! Search Marketing provides services such as Sponsored             Search,
Local Advertising, and Product/Travel/Directory
Revenue
$6.7 billion USD (2007)
Operating income
$730 million USD (2007)
Employees
13,600 (October 18, 2007)
Slogan
“Do you Yahoo?”
Website
Financial data
Year
2003
2004
2005
2006
Sales
1 625
3 574
5 258
6 426
staff
5 500
7 600
9 800
11 400
initial investment
Nearly $2 million
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