Yahoo is repeating history: The portal has decided to return to the logo it used in the good old days.
Personally, I do not like this very much. There is a lot of unnecessary, wasted space on each side of the logo. Too neutral.
Those who prefer a simplified Yahoo, like Google, can always find solace on http://search.yahoo.com/.
Blogoscoped has illustrated the evolution of Yahoo’s home page from 1990 to 2008: