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Yahoo revealed another hack, makes the largest in history look insignificant
Yahoo revealed another hack, makes the largest in history look insignificant
Yahoo released a statement yesterday saying again that its servers have been hacked. This time unauthorized third party was able to collect ...... 15 Dec 2016 - 2 comments
Yahoo's acquisition by Verizon is in trouble
Yahoo's acquisition by Verizon is in trouble
Almost a month after Yahoo disclosed a massive breach of their email data, it appears that the company's would-be buyer Verizon is now on the ...... 15 Oct 2016
Yahoo was using a 'poorly designed' malware to scan emails for the government
Yahoo was using a 'poorly designed' malware to scan emails for the government
According to a new report, the spy tool that Yahoo installed last year to scan hundreds of millions of emails on behalf of the NSA and FBI was ...... 09 Oct 2016
Verizon wants to drop their buy price of Yahoo by $1 billion following scandal
Verizon wants to drop their buy price of Yahoo by $1 billion following scandal
Over the summer, Verizon agreed to acquire struggling web pioneer Yahoo for $4.8 billion but a new report claims that Verizon wants a hefty ...... 07 Oct 2016 - 2 comments
Yahoo was secretly scanning your emails for the U.S. government
Yahoo was secretly scanning your emails for the U.S. government
A bombshell Reuters report today claims that Yahoo was secretly scanning your emails to provide information for U.S. intelligence officials. ...... 05 Oct 2016 - 3 comments
Yahoo confirms the largest hack in history
Yahoo confirms the largest hack in history
As we yesterday reported, inside information had it that Yahoo's alleged hack was real and that the company was only waiting to come forward ...... 23 Sep 2016 - 7 comments
Massive leak might affect hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts
Massive leak might affect hundreds of millions of Yahoo accounts
Last month a hacker by the name of Peace claimed to possess information of millions upon millions of Yahoo accounts. At that point Yahoo did ...... 22 Sep 2016
Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $4.8 billion
Verizon to buy Yahoo core assets for $4.8 billion
As expected, Verizon will bid $4.8 billion for Yahoo's core assets, ending the Web pioneer company's sad decline since its peak in the early 2000s. ...... 25 Jul 2016 - 5 comments
Yahoo to auction off 3000 patents in effort to raise billions
Yahoo to auction off 3000 patents in effort to raise billions
Yahoo is set to begin auctioning off a portfolio of 3000 patents that are expected to bring in over a billion dollars for the struggling web pioneer. ...... 09 Jun 2016
Yahoo now expected to see bids in $2-$3 billion range, well below expectations
Yahoo now expected to see bids in $2-$3 billion range, well below expectations
The story for Yahoo gets sadder and sadder. According to the WSJ, Verizon and other bidders for Yahoo are expected to bid under $3 billion ...... 22 May 2016
Report: Verizon leading the way to acquire Yahoo
Report: Verizon leading the way to acquire Yahoo
According to new reports, Verizon seems to be leading the way in their efforts to acquire Yahoo after a few prominent suitors dropped out of the bidding. ...... 19 Apr 2016
Sources: Microsoft willing to back bidders for Yahoo
Sources: Microsoft willing to back bidders for Yahoo
According to sources, Microsoft is willing to help financially back bids to acquire Yahoo, including those from private equity firms. Yahoo ...... 27 Mar 2016
Is Time Inc. a potential bidder for Yahoo?
Is Time Inc. a potential bidder for Yahoo?
According to multiple sources, Time Inc. is considering the logistics behind a merger with struggling tech pioneer Yahoo. Time Inc. is small ...... 24 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Yahoo to begin approaching buyers this week
Yahoo to begin approaching buyers this week
According to multiple reports, Yahoo will begin approaching potential buyers as early this week in an effort to sell off its core businesses. ...... 22 Feb 2016 - 6 comments
Yahoo to shut down most of its digital magazines
Yahoo to shut down most of its digital magazines
Yahoo has announced that nearly all of their digital magazines will be shut down soon, including Yahoo Food, Health, Parenting, Makers, Travel, ...... 19 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
Yahoo has written down the value of Tumblr by $230 million
Yahoo has written down the value of Tumblr by $230 million
Yahoo has written down the value of Tumblr by $230 million, yet another misfire by CEO Marissa Mayer. The company purchased Tumblr for about ...... 04 Feb 2016
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Yahoo to lay off 15 percent of employees
Marissa Mayer's company is in deep trouble. Yahoo reported their quarterly earnings this week, making $63 million in net profit on $1.27 ...... 03 Feb 2016
R.I.P. Yahoo Screen - you were, um, not great
R.I.P. Yahoo Screen - you were, um, not great
Yahoo has shut down is video portal Yahoo Screen, two years after it was launched to tie together Yahoo's original and syndication programming. ...... 06 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
Yahoo board convenes as the company considers selling itself
Yahoo board convenes as the company considers selling itself
Struggling tech pioneer Yahoo! is considering selling itself, and the company's board of directors has met to consider a number of options. ...... 03 Dec 2015 - 2 comments
Yahoo blocks access to your email if you have an ad blocker installed
Yahoo blocks access to your email if you have an ad blocker installed
Yahoo has infuriated a few of its email users today as it tests out a feature that will block access to your email if you are running an ad blocker. ...... 22 Nov 2015 - 7 comments
Starboard: Yahoo, please sell anything but your Alibaba stake
Starboard: Yahoo, please sell anything but your Alibaba stake
Activist investor Starboard Value has asked Yahoo to not sell their stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba but instead sell their core search ...... 19 Nov 2015
Yahoo takes large loss on original streaming content including Community
Yahoo takes large loss on original streaming content including Community
Yahoo has confirmed this week that its plan to jump into the original streaming content business has not gone as planned. During their recent ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Yahoo inks new search deal with Google
Yahoo inks new search deal with Google
Yahoo has announced a new search deal with Google today in which the search giant will provide Yahoo with 'search ads, algorithmic search, and ...... 21 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Yahoo pays big money to big exclusive streaming platform for first NFL game
Yahoo pays big money to big exclusive streaming platform for first NFL game
Yahoo has been announced as the exclusive livestream provider for the October 25th Jacksonville Jaguars-Buffalo Bills game. Even more importantly, ...... 04 Jun 2015 - 1 comment
comScore: Bing hits 20 percent search market share
comScore: Bing hits 20 percent search market share
According to research firm comScore, Bing has reached a significant milestone: 20 percent share in the search market. Google had 64.4 percent ...... 17 Apr 2015 - 4 comments
Microsoft and Yahoo amend their long-standing search agreement
Microsoft and Yahoo amend their long-standing search agreement
Microsoft and Yahoo have announced today the amendment of their search agreement first signed in 2009 in a deal that will "improve the search ...... 16 Apr 2015
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
First started five years ago after Microsoft failed to acquire its smaller rival, the two companies have extended negotiations on a search partnership ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Yahoo searching a way to abandon Bing?
Yahoo searching a way to abandon Bing?
Yahoo has been using Microsoft's Bing since 2010 when the company decided to scrap its own search engine. The continuation of the collaboration ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 4 comments
Yahoo creating 'on-demand' passwords
Yahoo creating 'on-demand' passwords
Yahoo has confirmed what most of us already know, that the password system is antiquated and does not protect you from anything. The tech ...... 17 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Yahoo acquire mobile photo app maker Cooliris
Yahoo acquire mobile photo app maker Cooliris
Yahoo has acquired yet another startup, the photo app maker Cooliris. Colliris was founded in 2006 and created the "3D wall" for easier navigation ...... 24 Nov 2014
Yahoo, Lycos, WinZip all hacked using Shellshock vulnerability
Yahoo, Lycos, WinZip all hacked using Shellshock vulnerability
Jonathan D. Hall, former indicted hacker and president of Future South Technologies has confirmed that many major web properties have been infiltrated ...... 07 Oct 2014
Report: Yahoo to invest in popular messaging app Snapchat
Report: Yahoo to invest in popular messaging app Snapchat
According to sources, Yahoo plans to use some if its Alibaba proceeds to buy a stake in popular messaging app Snapchat. Yahoo owns a 22 percent ...... 06 Oct 2014 - 1 comment
Rumor alert: SoftBank could look to merge with Yahoo
Rumor alert: SoftBank could look to merge with Yahoo
There have been quite a few rumors circulating this week that there could be a large tech merger in the near future. Reportedly, major Yahoo ...... 03 Oct 2014
Yahoo to buy analytics firm Flurry for over $200 million
Yahoo to buy analytics firm Flurry for over $200 million
Flurry, well known in the mobile industry for its in-depth analytics, has been acquired for over $200 million by Yahoo. Yahoo continues to ...... 22 Jul 2014
Yahoo search market share falls to 'all-time low'
Yahoo search market share falls to 'all-time low'
According to the latest comScore data, Yahoo's search market share has reached an all-time low, at just below 10 percent. Overall, desktop ...... 19 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
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