The portal also gave users access to other Yahoo services like Yahoo!Search, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Maps, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Groups and Yahoo Messenger.Its stock price skyrocketed during the dot-com bubble, Yahoo stocks closing at an all-time high of 8.75 a share on January 3, 2000.However, after the dot-com bubble burst, it reached a post-bubble low of .11 on September 26, 2001. Over the next four years, it developed its own search technologies, which it began using in 2004.In February 2008, Microsoft Corporation made an unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo for .6 billion.
The announcement reportedly signified a changing trend in the technology industry, as large corporations like Yahoo, Facebook, and Google acquired start-up Internet companies that generated low amounts of revenue as a way in which to connect with sizeable, fast-growing online communities.
At its height it was one of the most popular sites in the United States.
Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and its social media website.
On June 16, 2017, parts of the original Yahoo Inc, which were not purchased by Verizon Communications, were renamed Altaba Inc.
On the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's website, they listed the new company as a "non-diversified, closed-end management investment company." Yahoo operated a portal that provides the latest news, entertainment, and sports information.