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Timeline: The Rise and Fall of Yahoo

Yahoo Messenger services to stop from July 17. (Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo)

Yahoo Messenger services to stop from July 17. (Image: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo)

Among the best-known names on the internet, Yahoo was one of the first companies that enabled users to find their way online, but has lost its role as a leader.

  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: July 26, 2016, 3:05 PM IST
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It appears to be an ignominious fate for Yahoo, the internet pioneer which has long been one of the best-known names in Silicon Valley.

Among the best-known names on the internet, Yahoo was one of the first companies that enabled users to find their way online, but has lost its role as a leader. On July 25, 2016, Yahoo agreed to sell its core internet operations to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, capping a long decline from when it had a peak market value of some $125 billion in 2000.

Here's a timeline of key moments in Yahoo's business.

Timeline: Key moments in Yahoo's business (Image: News18.com)

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