The web 1.0 leader worries about survival as a stand-alone property. Wall Street cares about growth and Yahoo has lost market share during the web 2.0 resurgence.
Web 2.0 is not a tea party - it's a war. Choose your fronts and remember to win.
...Mr. Yang boasted of the company’s first-quarter results, which were slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations, and its recent crop of “innovative products and services that really move the needle and make a difference for our users and customers”:
Acquiring Maven Networks. Launching Buzz, OneSearch 2.0, voice-activated mobile search, video on Flickr, Shine. Previewing AMP! from Yahoo! and SearchMonkey. Addingmore Newspaper Consortium members. Establishing our New R&D labs in India and Israel.
SearchMonkey—a method to open Yahoo’s search engine to outsiders—is interesting. The AMP! Platform and Newspaper Consortium represent anemerging strategy to build out Yahoo’s display advertising business...