David Filo

David Robert Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American billionaire businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang.wikipedia
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Tulane University

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He graduated from Sam Houston High School and then earned a B.S. degree in computer engineering at Tulane University (through the Dean's Honor Scholarship) and an M.S. degree in 1990 at Stanford University. In 2005 he gave $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.
Alumni include prominent entrepreneurs, founders, and inventors in technology, medical devices, entertainment, retail, mass media, fashion, and public policy; the President of Costa Rica; U.S. State governors; Federal judges (including a Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court); U.S. Senators; U.S. Members of Congress (including a Speaker of the House); heads of Federal agencies; two Surgeons General of the United States; U.S. diplomats; at least 23 undergraduate Marshall scholars (which ranks Tulane 18th among all universities and colleges); at least 18 Rhodes scholars; at least 12 Truman scholars; 155 Fulbright scholars; prominent screenwriters; Emmy-award winners; Oscar-Award winners; Pulitzer-prize-winning authors; chief executive officers; major law firm partners; university presidents; living billionaires including Ricardo Salinas Pliego; Stanley Motta; David Filo; and Jerry Springer.

Jerry Yang

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David Robert Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American billionaire businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang. In February 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites.
He met David Filo at Stanford in 1989, and the two of them went to Japan in 1992 for a six-month exchange program, during which he met his future wife, who was there as part of the exchange program.

Moss Bluff, Louisiana

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At age six, he moved to Moss Bluff, a suburb of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Moss Bluff was also the home of David Filo (Businessman and Co-founder of Yahoo).

Stanford University

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He graduated from Sam Houston High School and then earned a B.S. degree in computer engineering at Tulane University (through the Dean's Honor Scholarship) and an M.S. degree in 1990 at Stanford University.

Yahoo!

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David Robert Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American billionaire businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang.
company was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995.

One-dollar salary

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C (programming language)

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His Filo Server Program, written in the C programming language, was the server-side software used to dynamically serve variable web pages, called Filo Server Pages, on visits to early versions of the Yahoo!

Wisconsin

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Filo was born in Wisconsin.

Lake Charles, Louisiana

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At age six, he moved to Moss Bluff, a suburb of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Computer engineering

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He graduated from Sam Houston High School and then earned a B.S. degree in computer engineering at Tulane University (through the Dean's Honor Scholarship) and an M.S. degree in 1990 at Stanford University.

Internet

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In February 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites.

Web portal

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started off as a web portal with a web directory providing an extensive range of products and services for various online activities.

Website

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It is still one of the leading internet brands and, due to partnerships with telecommunications firms, is one of the most visited websites on the internet.

Tulane University School of Science and Engineering

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In 2005 he gave $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.

History of Yahoo!

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It was founded in January 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo, who were Electrical Engineering graduate students when they created a website named "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web".

List of mergers and acquisitions by Yahoo!

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It was founded by Stanford University graduate students Jerry Yang and David Filo in 1994.

Yahoo! Search

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The roots of Search date back to Yahoo! Directory, which was launched in 1994 by Jerry Yang and David Filo, then students at Stanford University.

Geeknet

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Augustin was a Stanford colleague of Jerry Yang and David Filo, the founders of Yahoo!.

Geoffrey Kleinman

In 1995 Kleinman covered Internet World, where a young David Filo and Jerry Yang (still students at Stanford) were publicly showing off, for the first time, their search engine Yahoo!

Altaba

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In January 1994, Jerry Yang and David Filo, who were Electrical Engineering graduate students, created a website named "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web".