Ownership Submission
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Kothari Aman S
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
YAHOO INC [YHOO]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
SVP, Global Controller & CAO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O YAHOO! INC., 701 FIRST AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/28/2013
(Street)

SUNNYVALE, CA 94089
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/28/2013   A   19,508 (1) A $ 0 108,123 D  
Common Stock 02/28/2013   A   19,508 (2) A $ 0 127,631 D  
Common Stock 02/28/2013   S   4,954 (3) D $ 21.3414 122,677 D  
Common Stock 02/28/2013   M   28,387 A $ 16.5 151,064 D  
Common Stock 02/28/2013   M   31,487 A $ 14.86 182,551 D  
Common Stock 02/28/2013   S   59,874 (4) D $ 21.5005 122,677 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 16.5 02/28/2013   M     28,387   (5) 02/25/2018 Common Stock 28,387 (7) 14,193 D  
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) $ 14.86 02/28/2013   M     31,487   (6) 02/27/2019 Common Stock 31,487 (7) 62,973 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Kothari Aman S
C/O YAHOO! INC.
701 FIRST AVENUE
SUNNYVALE, CA 94089
      SVP, Global Controller & CAO  

Signatures

 /s/ Aman S. Kothari   03/04/2013
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents a grant of restricted stock units under the Yahoo! Inc. 1995 Stock Plan. Each restricted stock unit represents the contingent right to receive, upon vesting of the unit, one share of Yahoo! Inc. (the "Company") common stock. Subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, one-fourth (1/4) of the restricted stock units are scheduled to vest on the first anniversary of the date of grant, with the remainder vesting in 36 equal monthly installments thereafter, as long as the reporting person remains in the service of the Company through the respective vesting date.
(2) Represents a grant of performance-based restricted stock units under the Yahoo! Inc. 1995 Stock Plan. The target number of units is presented in the table above. Subject to certain continued employment conditions and subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, one-fourth (1/4) of the target number of units are scheduled to vest annually, following each of the 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 annual performance periods. Each year, the number of units that actually vest will be 0% to 200% of the scheduled amount, depending on the Company's performance. The maximum number of units that may vest over four years is 39,016 (200% of the target number). Vested restricted stock units will be paid in an equal number of shares of Yahoo! Inc. common stock.
(3) This transaction was executed in multiple trades during the day at prices ranging from $21.341 to $21.345. The price reported above reflects the weighted-average sales price of $21.341374. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transactions were effected.
(4) This transaction was executed in multiple trades during the day at prices ranging from $21.50 to $21.51. The price reported above reflects the weighted-average sales price of $21.500534. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transactions were effected.
(5) Subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, one-third (1/3) of this stock option vests and becomes exercisable on each of the first, second, and third anniversaries of the date of grant, February 25, 2011, as long as the reporting person remains in the service of the Company through the respective vesting date.
(6) Subject to accelerated vesting in certain circumstances, one-third (1/3) of this stock option vests and becomes exercisable on each of the first, second, and third anniversaries of the date of grant, February 27, 2012, as long as the reporting person remains in the service of the Company through the respective vesting date.
(7) Not applicable.

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