Timeline of Yahoo!

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1990s[edit]

1994[edit]

1995[edit]

  • March 1995: Yahoo! is incorporated.[3]
  • August 1995: Launch of the Yahoo! commercial website that includes advertisements and news feeds from Reuters. Tim Koogle is also named CEO of Yahoo![2]

1996[edit]

  • April 12, 1996: Yahoo! has Initial public offering, closing at US$33.00—up 270 percent from the IPO price—after peaking at US$43.00 for the day.[2][4]
  • September 1996: Yahoo! UK is launched.[5]

1997[edit]

  • October 8, 1997: Yahoo! acquires Four11 for about US$94 million in stock.[6]

1998[edit]

  • June 1998: Together with the ymail.com domain name, Four11's Rocketmail is incorporated into Yahoo! Mail.[7]
  • June 8, 1998: Yahoo! acquires Viaweb, co-founded by Paul Graham, for US$49 million and transforms it into Yahoo! Store.[8]
  • October 12, 1998: Yahoo! acquires direct marketing company Yoyodyne Entertainment, Inc.[9]

1999[edit]

  • January 28, 1999: Yahoo! acquires Geocities for US$4.58 billion in stock.[10]
  • April 1, 1999: Yahoo! acquires Broadcast.com for US$5.7 billion in shares.[11]

2000s[edit]

2000[edit]

  • January 3, 2000: Yahoo stocks close at an all-time high of $475.00 (pre-split price) a share. The day before, it hit an intra-day high of $500.13 (pre-split price).[5]
  • January 19, 2000: At the height of the Dot-com tech bubble, shares in Yahoo Japan became the first stocks in Japanese history to trade at over ¥100,000,000, reaching a price of 101.4 million yen ($962,140 at that time).[12]
  • February 7, 2000: Yahoo.com was brought to a halt for a few hours as it was the victim of a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS).[13][14] On the next day, its shares rose by about $16, or 4.5 percent, as the failure was blamed on hackers rather than on an internal glitch, as was the case with an eBay incident earlier that year.[citation needed]
  • May 22, 2000: In LICRA v. Yahoo!, a French judge ordered Yahoo to ban Nazi-related sites from its search engine, and to stop to act as an intermediary on bids for objects with racist overtones. Yahoo denied the French court's jurisdiction over a United States based company, and the tribunal's requests were finally abandoned in 2003. Yahoo eventually quit voluntarily trading on Nazi and Ku Klux Klan bibelots.[15][16]
  • June 28, 2000: Yahoo acquires eGroups.[17]

2001[edit]

  • March 7, 2001: Yahoo CEO Tim Koogle announces he will step down and remain only a company board member.
  • April 17, 2001: Terry Semel announced as the new Yahoo CEO.[18]
  • September 26, 2001: Yahoo stocks close at an all-time low of $8.11. The day before, it hit an intra-day low of $8.02 (both figures are pre-split prices).[citation needed]
  • September 18, 2001: Hacker Adrian Lamo is convicted of compromising security at Yahoo![19]
  • October 2001: Yahoo! acquires Australian online auction site Sold.com from Fairfax Media and the latter gains AU$18.3 million.[20][21]
  • December 27, 2001: Yahoo bids $436 million for the job search engine HotJobs, defeating rival TMP Worldwide (Monster.com).[22]

2002[edit]

2003[edit]

2004[edit]

  • January 19, 2004: Yahoo! announces the formation of Yahoo Research Labs, a research organization for the invention of new technologies and solutions for Yahoo! Yahoo!'s Head and Principal Scientist Dr. Gary William Flake leads the new organization.[28][29]
  • February 19, 2004: Yahoo! drops Google-powered results and launches its own web-crawling algorithm with its own site index.[citation needed]
  • March 2004: Yahoo launches its own search engine technology.[citation needed]
  • March 1, 2004: Yahoo announces that it will practice paid inclusion for its search service; however, it also announced that it would continue to rely mainly on a free web crawl for most of its search engine content.[citation needed]
  • March 25, 2004: Yahoo acquires the European shopping search engine Kelkoo.[30]
  • July 9, 2004 Yahoo acquires email provider Oddpost.[31]
  • December 15, 2004: Yahoo launches beta version of its video search engine.[32]

2005[edit]

  • February 9, 2005: Yahoo! Launch is changed to Yahoo! Music, a service that provides streaming audio, music videos, Internet radio, exclusive artist features and music news.[33]
  • February 15, 2005: Yahoo! establishes its European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and creates 400 new jobs.[34]
  • February 28, 2005: Yahoo! launches a developer network that gives an API to most of its search verticals.[citation needed]
  • March 2005: Yahoo acquires game platform provider Stadeon.[35]
  • March 2, 2005: Yahoo completes ten years of corporate existence and free ice cream coupons are given away at U.S. Baskin-Robbins stores to its users.[36]
  • March 20, 2005: Yahoo! acquires photo sharing service Flickr and its creator Ludicorp.[37]
  • March 29, 2005: Yahoo! launch blogging and social networking service Yahoo! 360°.[38]
  • April 7, 2005: Wikimedia Foundation announces Yahoo support.[39][40]
  • May 26, 2005: Yahoo announces its new PhotoMail service.[41]
  • June 14, 2005: Yahoo acquires VoIP provider DialPad Communications.[42]
  • July 15, 2005: Yahoo announces Yahoo! Research Berkeley.[43]
  • July 25, 2005: Yahoo acquires widget engine software Konfabulator that is transformed into a free software platform and renamed Yahoo! Widgets.[44]
  • August 11, 2005: Yahoo acquires 40 percent of Alibaba.com for US$1 billion, and Alibaba takes over the operation of Yahoo China.[45]
  • August 23, 2005: Verizon and Yahoo launch integrated DSL service.[46]
  • September 7, 2005: Information supplied by Yahoo! to the People's Republic of China leads to the imprisonment of reporter Shi Tao, aged 37 years, for ten years. Yahoo states that it was following Chinese law.[47]
  • October 4, 2005: Yahoo! purchases online social event calendar Upcoming.org.[48]
  • October 17, 2005: Yahoo buys British location technology company Whereonearth Ltd.[49]
  • November 15, 2005: The sports section of My Yahoo! is hacked; titles such as "selfhood + conscience" and "aesthetic freedom" link to various pages at doublereflection.org.[50]
  • December 1, 2005: Tivo and Yahoo! form a partnership where several Yahoo! features can be viewed on television via the Series2 TiVO set top box.[51]
  • December 8 (U.S. time), 9 (Australian time), 2005: Australia's Seven Network combines its online, mobile and internet TV business with the local arm of Yahoo! and the commencement of Yahoo!7 is scheduled for January 2006. Yahoo!7 covered both the Australian Open tennis tournament and the Winter Olympic Games in 2006.[52]
  • December 9, 2005: Yahoo acquires del.icio.us.[53]

2006[edit]

  • January 9, 2006: Yahoo acquires WebJay.[54]
  • January 2006: Yahoo! launches Yahoo!7.[52]
  • February 12, 2006: Yahoo! Developer Network PHP Center launched.[55]
  • May 1, 2006: Yahoo! launches Yahoo! Tech.[56]
  • September 27, 2006: Yahoo! acquires online video editing site Jumpcut.[57]
  • September 29 to 30, 2006: Yahoo! hosts an Open Hack Day (including an external site) that features a musical performance by Beck.[58]
  • December 5, 2006: Yahoo! announces a significant re-organization, including the departure of Dan Rosensweig (COO), Lloyd Braun, and John Marcom. Sue Decker is promoted from CFO, and other business unit shifts are made.[59]
  • December 13, 2006: Yahoo! announces Yahoo!Xtra, a joint venture in New Zealand between its Australian joint venture Yahoo!7 and Telecom NZ.[60]

2007[edit]

  • January 8, 2007: Yahoo acquires MyBlogLog.[61]
  • February 5, 2007: Yahoo launches a new search advertising system, Panama.[62]
  • March 1, 2007: Localised New Zealand internet portal Yahoo!Xtra launches.[63]
  • March 2007: Yahoo! acquires Taiwan blogging site wretch.cc.[64]
  • April 30, 2007: Yahoo! announces acquisition of Right Media.[65]
  • June 16, 2007: Yahoo! officially retires the Yahoo! Auctions service, except in some parts of Asia.[66]
  • June 18, 2007: Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang replaces Terry Semel as CEO.[67]
  • June 20, 2007: Yahoo! agrees to acquire Rivals.com.[68]
  • June 28, 2007: Yahoo! UK/Ireland online auctions closes, but the Hong Kong sites are not affected.[69]
  • July 18, 2007: Yahoo acquires 35 percent stake in Indian online advertising company Tyroo Media Pvt Ltd.[70]
  • August 20, 2007: Yahoo! starts shutting down Yahoo! Photos to transition users across to Flickr—the shutdown was completed on September 20, 2007.[71]
  • August 27, 2007: Yahoo! adds SMS features to email service—users can also check travel details directly from within an email.[72]
  • September 4, 2007: Yahoo! announces acquisition of BlueLithium, a company founded by industry pioneer Gurbaksh Chahal.[73]

2008[edit]

  • February 1, 2008: Microsoft makes $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo![74]
  • February 4, 2008: Yahoo! acquires FoxyTunes.[75]
  • February 4, 2008: Yahoo! and Rhapsody Announce Strategic Partnership in Digital Music.[76]
  • February 12, 2008: Yahoo! acquires Maven Networks, Inc.[77]
  • February 12, 2008: Yahoo! and T-Mobile Agree to Enter into Strategic Partnership.[78]
  • November 17, 2008: Yahoo! co-founder and CEO Yang steps down as CEO just 18 months after his starting date.[79]

2009[edit]

  • January 13, 2009: Carol Bartz joins Yahoo! as new CEO.[80]
  • December 2009: Announced integration with Facebook Connect.[81]

2010s[edit]

2010[edit]

  • July 2010: Yahoo! launches mail and messenger applications for Android.[82]
  • October 2010: Yahoo! acquires Dapper.[83]

2011[edit]

  • September 6, 2011: CEO Bartz is fired.[84]
  • November 2011: Yahoo! acquires Interclick, a developer of online user behavior identification and targeting technology.[85]

2012[edit]

  • January 2012: Scott Thompson is appointed as CEO of Yahoo! following the board's September 2011 dismissal of Bartz.[86]
  • March 14, 2012: Yahoo! sues Facebook over ten patents and Facebook responds by counter-suing Yahoo![87][88]
  • March 2012: Yahoo! lays off 2,000 employees.[89]
  • April 2012: Overhaul of Yahoo!'s organizational structure is announced.[90]
  • May 3, 2012: Allegations surface in regard to an error in CEO Thompson's resume.[91]
  • May 13, 2012: CEO Thompson and chairman Roy Bostock leave Yahoo![92] Fred Amoroso becomes Chairman of the board and Ross Levinsohn is appointed Interim CEO by the board of directors.[93]
  • May 21, 2012: Yahoo! sells half of its stake in Alibaba Group for US$7.1 billion in cash and stock.[94]
  • June 2012: Yahoo! hires former Google director, Michael Barrett as its Chief Revenue Officer.[95]
  • July 6, 2012: Yahoo! and Facebook settle their patent dispute.[96]
  • July 16, 2012: Marissa Mayer is appointed CEO.[97]
  • July 30, 2012: Levinsohn, former interim CEO, leaves Yahoo![98]
  • September 18, 2012: Yahoo! announced the completion of the first stage of the Ali Baba share repurchase. The deal is expected to net Yahoo! US$4.3 billion, and Mayer states that the board and management decided to return US$3 billion to shareholders.[99]
  • Yahoo! announces that CFO Tim Morse will be replaced by Ken Goldman on October 22, 2012.[100]
  • October 15, 2012: Henrique De Castro is hired by Yahoo! as Chief Operating Officer.[101]
  • October 24, 2012: Yahoo! acquires Stamped.[102][103]
  • December 4, 2012: Yahoo! acquires OnTheAir.[104]

2013[edit]

  • January 2013: Yahoo! announces it had purchased the social news start-up Snip.it.[105]
  • March 1, 2013: Yahoo! announces that it was making some changes to the products it offers, including shutting down some while updating others. On April 1, the Yahoo! Message Boards site closed. The Yahoo! updates API were no longer supported after April 16.[106]
  • March 25, 2013: Yahoo! acquires Summly.[107][108]
  • April 26, 2013: Fred Amoroso announces that he is stepping down as Yahoo chairman immediately, and would be leaving the board in June 2013.[109]
  • May 16, 2013: Yahoo announces that it will begin to include relevant tweets inside their homepage news feed in a partnership with Twitter.[110]
  • May 19, 2013: The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo!'s board approved an all-cash deal to purchase the six-year-old blogging website Tumblr. Yahoo! will pay US$1.1 billion for Tumblr, and the company's CEO and founder David Karp will remain a large shareholder.[111]
  • May 20, 2013: The revamp of the Yahoo-owned photography service Flickr was launched in Times Square, New York, U.S. in an event that was attended by the city's mayor and a large contingency of journalists. Eleven billboards in Times Square advertised the website's new tagline “biggr, spectaculr, wherevr.” as part of the launch and Yahoo stated that it will provide Flickr users with a free terabyte of storage. The official announcement of the Tumblr acquisition was also included in the May 20 event.[112]
  • May 26, 2013: Yahoo! bids between US$600 and $800 million for video streaming site Hulu.[113] As of May 28, 2013, Yahoo!'s videos attract 45 million unique visitors a month, while Hulu has 24 million visitors—the combination of the two audiences can place Yahoo! in the second-most popular position after Google Video.[114]
  • June 20, 2013: Yahoo! moves the official Yahoo! blog from Yahoo! Yodel to new acquisition Tumblr and uses the URL "http://yahoo.tumblr.com/."[115]
  • June 28, 2013: Yahoo! announces the scheduled closure of twelve services, including Yahoo! Axis, RSS Alerts, and Alta Vista.[116]
  • July 3, 2013: Yahoo! Acquires Xobni[117] and appoints its former CEO, Jeff Bonforte, as Senior Vice President of Communications Products.[118]
  • July 6, 2013: The scheduled closure of May 2013 acquisition Astrid is announced. The task management service will be discontinued on August 5, 2013.[119][120]
  • July 6, 2013: After deactivating inactive user (login) accounts Yahoo! announces it will give them to people on a first-come, first-serve basis.[121]
  • July 2013: In an insider deal,Yahoo! corporate director, Daniel Loeb sells his stock for double what he paid for it depleting Yahoo!’s cash.[122]
  • August 5, 2013: Yahoo launches a month long logo change display.[126]
  • November 2013: Brian Pincus is seeking a class-action suit to represent non-Yahoo customers whose email address was intercepted by Yahoo!

2014[edit]

  • January 3, 2014: a malicious exploit is detected in Yahoo!’s ad network by Fox IT. Targeted at Java, the malware's first infection was dated back to December 30, 2013 and especially affected users in Romania, France, and the UK. Fox IT stated on its blog that the malware was being delivered to 300,000 Yahoo! users per hour when they discovered it.[129]
  • January 2014: Henrique De Castro, Yahoo!’s COO leaves Yahoo![130][131]
  • February 11, 2014: Yahoo! acquired Wander.[132] Wander’s team of five joins Yahoo’s mobile and emerging products unit in New York City.[133]
  • February 13, 2014: Yahoo! acquired Distill.[134]

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