Yahoo! has had to give up its attempt to acquire a controlling stake in France Telecom’s video portal Dailymotion after the government intervened, according to local media reports.
France 24 has signed an agreement with Yahoo! allowing the channel to share its content on the British, Canadian, French and Arab (Yahoo!-Maktoob) versions of the American portal.
Samsung in the US will integrate Yahoo!’s Broadcast Interactivity platform into its 2012 Smart TVs.
Yahoo and ABC News have announced they will join forces to launch a strategic online news alliance that will deliver content to more than 100 million US users each month.
CES 2011 – LAS VEGAS. Yahoo! has announced that it is introducing interactivity on its Yahoo! Connected TV platform.
Yahoo! and the Vestel Group announced that they will roll out Yahoo! Connected TV to consumers in more than 40 countries across Europe starting in Q1 2011. The connected TV devices will be sold under the Vestel brand name as well as under partner OEM brands.
Yahoo! Middle East has announced a new partnership with Rotana to stream Rotana’s wide range of multimedia content, including music, videos, movies, concerts, TV channels and radio, through its new Video Network channel for the Arabic speaking world.
Yahoo has acquired the UK internet rights to the English Premier League from the start of the 2010/11 season.