Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to buy Yahoo! Inc.'s web businesses Monday for $4.83 billion. Here's a timeline of the men and women who led the company in its 21-year history.
Yang and Filo, Stanford electrical engineering grad students and Ph.D candidates, launch their "Guide to the World Wide Web” as a compilation of other websites and by September 1994 had more than 2,000 listings. That balloons to a catalog of more than 10,000 the next year, according to the Internet History Podcast. The site is renamed Yahoo and is officially founded in Santa Clara, California.