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Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
Corporation (ヤフー株式会社, Yafū Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the American internet company Yahoo!
Yahoo!
(now Altaba) and the Japanese company SoftBank. It is headquartered at Kioi Tower in the Tokyo
Tokyo
Garden Terrace Kioicho complex in Kioicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo.[4] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan's web portal is the most visited website in Japan, and its internet services are mostly dominant in the country.[5]

Contents

1 History 2 Industry body affiliation 3 Design 4 Services

4.1 Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
Mail 4.2 GyaO

5 Gallery 6 Subsidiaries 7 External links 8 References

History[edit] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
and SoftBank
SoftBank
formed Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
in January 1996 to set up the first web portal in Japan. Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
went live on April 1, 1996.[6] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
was listed on JASDAQ in November 1997. In January 2000, it became the first stock in Japanese history to trade for more than ¥100 million per share. The company was listed on the Tokyo
Tokyo
Stock Exchange in October 2003 and became part of the Nikkei 225
Nikkei 225
stock market index in 2005. Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
acquired the naming rights for the Fukuoka Dome
Fukuoka Dome
in 2005, renaming the dome as the "Fukuoka Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
Dome". The "Yahoo Dome" is the home field for the Fukuoka SoftBank
SoftBank
Hawks, a professional baseball team majority owned by SoftBank. Since 2010, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan's search engine has been based on Google's search technology. In exchange, Google receives user activity data from Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan's various products.[7] In 2016, Verizon Communications
Verizon Communications
announced the purchase of Yahoo!'s core internet business. Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
is not affected as it is held as a separate 35% stake, and will therefore stay with Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Inc (renamed Altaba Inc.) and SoftBank.[8] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
had been declining in popularity and economically since the late 2000s, but the situation has been quite the opposite for Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan, which continues to dominate Japan's internet industry.[9] Following the sale Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
will continue to use the name Yahoo! under license from Verizon Communications, the current owner of Yahoo!'s core assets.[10] Industry body affiliation[edit] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
was a founding member of Rakuten
Rakuten
CEO Hiroshi Mikitani's Japan
Japan
e-business association in February 2010, but after Rakuten withdrew from the Japan
Japan
Business Federation (Keidanren) in June 2011 and made moves to become the Japan
Japan
Association of New Economy as a rival to Keidanren, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
withdrew from the e-business association in March 2012. It joined Keidanren in July 2012.[11] Design[edit] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
continues to use the classic website layout and logo that was used by Yahoo!
Yahoo!
internationally before modern redesigns in 2009 and 2013 respectively. However, it is translated into Japanese. Services[edit] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
Mail[edit] Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
Mail maintains the classic look of Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Mail, but remains a separate service operated in Japan. Another notable change is the 10 GB storage limit, contrary to Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Mail's 1 TB of storage and its former unlimited storage offering. GyaO[edit] GyaO
GyaO
is a Japanese video on demand service by Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan.[12] Programs include: This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.

Calimero
Calimero
(2014 CGI series) Creamy Mami, the Magic Angel Intrigue in the Bakumatsu – Irohanihoheto Jormungand Kyorochan Musashi Gundoh Nyanpire Real Drive The World of Golden Eggs

Gallery[edit]

A Yahoo!
Yahoo!
JAPAN-branded Boeing
Boeing
operated by Skymark Airlines
Skymark Airlines
at Osaka International Airport in 2000

The Fukuoka Yahoo!
Yahoo!
JAPAN Dome, home of the Fukuoka SoftBank
SoftBank
Hawks baseball team

Yahoo!
Yahoo!
JAPAN neon sign in Roppongi, Tokyo

Yahoo!
Yahoo!
JAPAN website on a Sony
Sony
Tablet S

Subsidiaries[edit]

Official website Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
at Anime News Network's encyclopedia ASKUL Corporation Carview Corporation Dynatech inc. FirstServer, Inc. GYAO Corporation (GyaO) IDC Frontier Inc. Netrust, Ltd Qubital Data Science Co., Ltd. Synergy Marketing, Inc. Techbase VietNam Company Limited TRILL, Inc. ValueCommerce Co., Ltd. Wordleaf Corporation YJ Capital Inc. YJ Card Corporation YJFX, Inc. Y's Insurance Inc. Y's Sports Inc.

External links[edit]

Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan
Japan
(in Japanese)

Company profile (in English)

Companies portal

References[edit]

^ " Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Inc. - Company Timeline". Wayback Machine. 2008-07-13. Archived from the original on 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2016-07-19. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) ^ "Company Info". Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan. Retrieved 2015-11-21.  ^ "Yahoo.co.jp Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2015-08-13.  ^ "Company Info." Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Japan. Retrieved on April 30, 2009. ^ Matsutani, Minoru (24 April 2012). "Yahoo Japan: Same name, very different company" – via Japan
Japan
Times Online.  ^ Matsutani, Minoru, "Yahoo Japan: Same name, very different company", Japan
Japan
Times, 24 April 2012, p. 3. ^ Alabaster, Jay (2010-09-26). "Yahoo Japan
Japan
to use Google search technology". Huffington Post. Retrieved 29 September 2015.  ^ "Verizon to buy Yahoo's core business for $4.8 billion in digital ad push". 26 July 2017 – via Reuters.  ^ "Yahoo Japan's future still looks bright — unlike its U.S. counterpart".  ^ ""Yahoo Japan
Japan
to Keep Name, Services despite U.S. Sale" - The Daily Yomiuri (Toyko, Japan), July 29, 2016 Online Research Library: Questia". www.questia.com. Retrieved 2017-06-20.  ^ The Daily Yomiuri Keidanren welcomes new member Yahoo August 1 2012 Retrieved on August 1, 2012 ^ Justin Sevakis (December 4, 2015). "How Is Online Streaming Doing in Japan?". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 

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