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Record-breaking week may be ahead for Internet streaming, analyst says

Could Internet traffic records be broken this week? With no less than 13 major media events scheduled since Sunday--including Apple's latest product announcement, a live Aerosmith concert via Yahoo!, and several sporting events, all with live streaming options--viewers could be turning online more than ever before, according to Streaming Media analyst Dan Rayburn.

Developers analyze Yahoo's decision to buy analytics firm Flurry

Flurry's reports offer all kinds of information about future trends in the app market, but even Flurry's data scientists may not have seen this coming: an acquisition by Yahoo for a reported $200- $300 million.

Wireless in the second quarter of 2014

How did the wireless industry perform in the second quarter of 2014? Check here throughout the second-quarter earnings report season for full earnings reports from the wireless industry's...

Yahoo steps up its original series game, picks up NBC's cancelled 'Community'

Signaling its boldest move yet to compete in the original series game with pay TV, as well as subscription video on demand services like Netflix and Hulu, Yahoo has picked up a sixth season of the just-cancelled NBC comedy "Community."

Struggling Vevo may be up for sale

Yahoo, Amazon, Dreamworks Animation and Liberty Media are reportedly among suitors queuing up to buy Vevo, the largest provider of music videos online.

YouTube, one of pay TV's biggest threats, finally gets a challenger

Still wandering in the digital media forest, looking for a coherent strategy two years into the CEO tenure of Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has apparently found yet another business objective to try out--compete with Google's YouTube for audience share and content creators.

Yahoo makes its competitive intentions clearer with YouTube-like service

Yahoo is planning to take on Google's YouTube online video dominance, and this summer will announce a service that offers channel pages and video hosting. Its value proposition? Giving creators a bigger cut of ad revenues, and offering the ability to distribute their videos across Yahoo's online properties.

Yahoo may add RayV to online video acquisition pile

According to sources familiar with the matter, Yahoo is close to acquiring online video startup RayV--a purchase that may help shore up the technology behind its own video efforts, The Wall Street Journal reports.

AOL, Yahoo announce new original series, bank on star power

You've got shows: AOL is making a big addition in its original series library, announcing that it will add 16 original, unscripted programs featuring major Hollywood talent such as James Franco, Steve Buscemi, Zoe Saldana, Mike Epps and others.

Google's advertising prices take a hit in Q1 amid shift to mobile

Google reported first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' expectations, as the company's core advertising business continues to grapple with a decline in how much advertisers pay per click amid a shift in computing from desktop PCs to smartphones and tablets.