In 2008, Microsoft made a move to buy Yahoo! for more than $40 billion. Jerry Yang, the co-founder, quickly rejected the offer stating that it “substantially undervalues” Yahoo! and is not in the interest of its shareholders. As of 2014, the company’s revenue was down to $5 billion.
The Wayback Machine, a part of the Internet Archive, is a collection of more than 400 billion web captures (as of 2014). The data is collected automatically by crawlers. [more...]