Yahoo! Incorporated (NASDAQ: YHOO)
is an American public corporation and global internet services company. It provides a range of products and services including a web portal, a search engine, the Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, news, and posting. It was founded by Stanford University graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo in January of 1994 and incorporated on March 2, 1995. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
According to web traffic analysis companies (including Alexa Internet and Netcraft), Yahoo!
has been the most visited website on the Internet, with more than 412 million unique users. The global network of Yahoo! websites received 3.4 billion page views per day on average as of October 2005, making it one of the most visited US websites.Source: Wikipedia