Definitions

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  • proper n. A popular web portal located at http://www.yahoo.com.

Etymologies

Acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle". Compare etymologies of yahoo and Yahoo. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you want to tailor a feed to provide only certain kinds of content to your feed reader, you can make this happen with a program called Yahoo!

    Unclutter Your Life in One Week

  • Chelsea soccer ace - who she divorced in September 2010 - searches for her name on Yahoo! increased by some 20 per cent when compared with the same period last year.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • "Now they are happy," Ma said, referring to Yahoo! and Softbank that also owns a stake in Alibaba, "but I am half burned."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Yet companies such as Yahoo! are opting out of the porn industry.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Many of the Internet's most popular Web sites, such as Yahoo! and Amazon.com, already have slimmed-down versions for cell-phone browsers.

    Mobilizing Web Browsers

  • He also said eBay's premium valuation is in-line with other Internet media companies such as Yahoo! and Google, and that eBay faces increasing competition from Google Base and Google Payments.

    EBay Shares Seen Range-Bound Through Summer

  • Those products would be aimed at driving more traffic to its member newspapers' Web sites and could also help AP increase sales to non-member online partners, such as Yahoo! and Time Warner's AOL unit, both of which purchase packages of AP national, international and business news to run on their news Web sites.

    An Old Media Revival?

  • Facebook's asking price is reportedly in the $900 million to $1 billion range, and other companies, such as Yahoo! and Microsoft, appear willing to consider a deal.

    Viacom: No To Facebook Redstone: No To Facebook

  • Like popular e-mail providers such as Yahoo! and Google, wireless companies have filters meant to screen out junk messages.

    Stock Spam Hits Cellphones

  • Like most of its existing content portals, Yahoo! will tie its food site into other company products, such as Yahoo!

    Yahoo! Bites Into Food Market Yahoo! Bites Into Food

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