Mozilla could get $1 billion in the fallout of Yahoo sale

Yahoo has been struggling for years, but it seems the final attempt has failed and the company is up for sale. As the bidders are lining up, one of the Yahoo’s deals struck in 2014 may out Mozilla as the biggest winner after the sale.

But let’s go back in 2012, when Yahoo appointed the ex-Google’s VP of Product Search Marissa Mayer for its CEO. It was a brave move and everyone hoped Mayer will rescue the sinking company from an imminent demise.

Yahoo knew its search engine was all but dead, but Mayer decided to resuscitate it and try to make it cool again. Yahoo focused on two fronts…