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Charting Yahoo's Q1 Search Stumble: The PDF of MicroHoo

Earlier today, Yahoo reported its first-quarter earnings, which showed revenue and earnings declines, which the Silicon Valley Internet portal said was due to its search and advertising partnership with Microsoft.

BoomTown liveblogged the conference call with Wall Street analysts, but there’s more deets to peruse and numbers to crunch–in order to figure out whether to blame Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer or not.

Thus, here’s a deck by Yahoo, with all kinds of charts and graphs to wallow around in:

YHOO_Q111EarningsPresentationFinal


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”