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A Yahoo is a legendary being in the novel Gulliver’s Travels (1726) by Jonathan Swift.
Swift describes them as being filthy and with unpleasant habits, resembling human beings far too closely for the liking of protagonist Lemuel Gulliver, who finds the calm and rational society of intelligent horses, the Houyhnhnms, far preferable. The Yahoos are primitive creatures obsessed with “pretty stones” they find by digging in mud, thus representing the distasteful materialism and ignorant elitism Swift encountered in Britain. Hence the term “yahoo” has come to mean “a crude, brutish or obscenely coarse person”.
American frontiersman Daniel Boone, who often used terms from Gulliver’s Travels, claimed that he killed a hairy giant that he called a Yahoo.
Yahoos were referenced in a letter sent by serial killer David Berkowitz to New York City police while committing the “Son of Sam” murders in 1976.
Participants at the Burning Man Festival use the term ‘Yahoo’ to refer to non-participatory,…

Yahoo cut jobs, end service

There are rumor that yahoo will cut 10% of their work force but there are no official statement in their web yet. Yahoo also will shutdown some service under their…

Zynga collaboration with Yahoo! benefit both party

Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO), today announced a partnership with Zynga that will integrate Zynga’s popular social games through Yahoo!’s global network. The partnership enables Zynga games to reach more than…

Google Scoops Up Del.icio.us Founder

News has just broke that Google has hired Joshua Schachter, the founder of social bookmarking service Delicious. Schachter left Yahoo! six months ago, two and a half years after it…

The Future of Web 3.0 According to Yahoo!

At the Web 3.0 Conference and Expo in Santa Clara today, Dave Beckett (principal software architect at Yahoo!) and Tom Hughes-Croucher (technical evangelist, Yahoo! Developer Network), answered questions about the…

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