Yahoo! is a multinational technology company. It is known for its web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search and related services, including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and its social media website.

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Parent CompanyVerizon Media
HQSunnyvale, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingFMore
Yahoo! was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Yahoo!

Can Van Huong

Can Van Huong

Vice President
Ilissa Minul

Ilissa Minul

Ann Stowe

Ann Stowe

Vice President, Communications
Masataka Matsumoto

Masataka Matsumoto

Vice President, Mobile
Vince Alonge

Vince Alonge

Vice President, Customer Care Operations
Sarah Oliphant Crennan

Sarah Oliphant Crennan

VP & Head of Content
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Yahoo! Office Locations

Yahoo! has offices in Sunnyvale, Champaign, Hillsboro, La Vista and in 6 other locations
Sunnyvale, CA, US (HQ)
701 1st Ave
Champaign, IL, US
1908 S 1st St
Hillsboro, OR, US
Yahoo! Inc. Building 2, 5250 NE Elam Young Pkwy
La Vista, NE, US
10917 Harry Watanabe Pkwy
Lockport, NY, US
5365 Crown Dr
New York, NY, US
229 W 43rd St
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Yahoo! Financials and Metrics

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$6.8 m


In total, Yahoo! had raised $6.8 m. Yahoo! is a subsidiary of Verizon Media

Yahoo! Revenue

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Yahoo!'s revenue was reported to be $5.17 b in FY, 2016 which is a 4% increase from the previous period.
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Yahoo! Operating Metrics

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Mobile Monthly Active Users

600 m600 m600 m650 m650 m

Monthly Active Users

1 b

Monthly Unique Visitors

204 m

Patents Issued

6 k
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Yahoo! Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SsenseJuly 31, 2015$230 m
MEDIA GROUP ONEJuly 24, 2015$23 m
CoolirisNovember 21, 2014
BrightRollNovember 11, 2014$640 m
MessageMeOctober 03, 2014$30 m
BookpadSeptember 22, 2014
LuminateSeptember 07, 2014
Clarityray Solutions Ltd.August 15, 2014
ZofariAugust 12, 2014
FlurryJuly 11, 2014$200 m
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Yahoo! Revenue Breakdown

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Yahoo! revenue breakdown by business segment: 51.7% from Search, 38.3% from Display and 10.0% from Other

Yahoo! revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 80.7% from Americas, 7.7% from EMEA and 11.6% from Asia Pacific

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Yahoo! Cybersecurity Score

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Yahoo! Online and Social Media Presence

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Yahoo! News and Updates

Verizon Communications Is Weighing a Sale of Yahoo!, AOL Unit

Verizon Communications Is Weighing a Sale of Yahoo!, AOL Unit

The death of Yahoo! Answers is the death of a collegial vision of the Internet

The death of Yahoo! Answers is the death of a vision of the Internet as one large, utopian community.

Terez A. Paylor Scholarship at Howard University Launched by The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Sports and The Kansas City Star

Scholarship to provide financial support for students majoring in journalism, with an emphasis in sports journalism, in honor of the late, longtime sports reporter Scholarship to provide financial support for students majoring in journalism, with an emphasis in sports journalism, in honor of the lat…

Routemaster Capital Forms and Strengthens Advisory Board With Former Executive at Alibaba Group and Yahoo!, Trapp Lewis

TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Routemaster Capital Inc. (the “Company” or “Routemaster”) (TSXV: RM) is pleased to announce it has appointed Trapp Lewis, former senior executive at Alibaba Group and Yahoo! and current Managing Director of Palmetto Ventures, to its advisory board. The ad…

DoubleVerify Announces Exclusive Partnership with Yahoo! JAPAN To Power Their Standard Feature of Ad Fraud and Brand Safety Protection

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DoubleVerify (“DV”), a leading software platform for digital media measurement, data and analytics, today announced an exclusive partnership with Yahoo! Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”), a leading media platform in the region, to power their standard f…

From Yahoo! Pipes to Zapier: A brief history of web app automation

This article was written by Andrew Davidson and originally published on Capiche, a secret society for SaaS power users, building a new community of people who care about software to make the SaaS industry more transparent, together. It used to be that automation was limited to factory floors and rob…
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Yahoo! Blogs

Police Move to Clear Protesters at University: Hong Kong Update

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong police moved to clear protesters at a university in Kowloon after a weekend standoff, leading to dramatic scenes with smoke billowing from multiple fires at the campus as the work week kicked off.Police said Monday morning that they were conducting a dispersal operation at t…

Massachusetts man arrested after son, 5, allegedly takes heroin to school and brags it makes him feel like Spider-Man

A father is facing drug possession charges after his son, 5, allegedly took heroin to school and said tasting it made him feel like Spider-Man.

Impeachment: Trump abuses power by harassing, intimidating witnesses like Yovanovitch

Trump has a pattern of public witness tampering. Using his presidential platform this way may not be criminal but that is not relevant to impeachment.

Report: Prosecutor used daughter as bait to catch molester

A Northern California prosecutor used his 13-year-old daughter to lure a man back to the spot where she said he had molested her, so the man’s incriminating actions could be recorded on video, according to a newspaper report Sunday. The suspect has been arrested but the Santa Clara County prosecuto…

Bloomberg Apologizes for N.Y. ‘Stop and Frisk’: Campaign Update

(Bloomberg) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized for not moving faster to reduce police stops under a “stop-and-frisk” policy while he was in office that critics said targeted blacks and Hispanics.Bloomberg spoke as he considers a late bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential contes…

Palestinian journalist may lose eye after shot by Israel

Relatives of a Palestinian freelance photographer said Sunday that he has lost vision in one eye after apparently being struck by Israeli fire while covering a demonstration last week in the occupied West Bank. Muath Amarneh's case has drawn significant attention among Palestinians and in several A…
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Yahoo! Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Yahoo! founded?

    Yahoo! was founded in 1994.

  • Who are Yahoo! key executives?

    Yahoo!'s key executives are Can Van Huong, Ilissa Minul and Ann Stowe.

  • How many employees does Yahoo! have?

    Yahoo! has 6,063 employees.

  • What is Yahoo! revenue?

    Latest Yahoo! annual revenue is $5.2 b.

  • What is Yahoo! revenue per employee?

    Latest Yahoo! revenue per employee is $852.6 k.

  • Who are Yahoo! competitors?

    Competitors of Yahoo! include CNBC, and Microsoft.

  • Where is Yahoo! headquarters?

    Yahoo! headquarters is located at 701 1st Ave, Sunnyvale.

  • Where are Yahoo! offices?

    Yahoo! has offices in Sunnyvale, Champaign, Hillsboro, La Vista and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Yahoo! have?

    Yahoo! has 10 offices.