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Mozilla has announced a significant shift in their browser strategy that has seen them team up with Google for searching but that comes to an end as Yahoo! will now be the default engine.
Yahoo was alerted to a flaw in its servers by researchers scanning for Shellshock vulnerabilities, but said that attackers used a different vulnerability to compromise its servers.
Yahoo is reportedly closing a deal to invest in instant messaging service Snapchat, in a move that will net Snapchat millions of dollars and which values the company at $10 billion.
Two rival companies - Google and Yahoo - are working together to create a secure and private e-mail system by next year. However, many think this action will pose serious security concerns.
Microsoft's search engine, Bing, has continued to grow in market share and for June, it has climbed once again as Yahoo has hit a new low for usage share but Google is still the top player.
Unlocked Lumia 630 and Lumia 930 devices from Microsoft are no longer allowing users to change their default search engines. Whether the issue is a deliberate decision or a bug remains to be seen.
The Weather Channel has partnered up with Apple to provide the data for the stock Weather app for iOS 8; the app will offer more features and information than what is currently present on iOS 7.
With upcoming changes to Flickr's service, users will now be required to create or use an existing Yahoo account to login. Flickr will drop support for Google and Facebook logins after June 30th.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and later, Yahoo, are making changes to their policies to try and step away from giving in to government requests for big data, which could be good and bad.
Netflix beware: Yahoo is making a foray into the television scene with two full-length original series slated to air in 2015, both produced by acclaimed comedic directors from The Office.
Part of Yahoo's growth strategy involves becoming the primary search partner on iOS devices but the company is not alone as Microsoft is eyeing this spot too and could find itself in a bidding war.
Yahoo! may be launching a video-sharing site to rival the likes of YouTube, according to anonymous sources. The plan could see famous YouTube stars being offered contracts to move to the new site.
Under Yahoo, Tumblr has become the latest web-based service to offer two factor authentication for logins in order to provide additional security to users and counter unsolicited login attempts.
Yahoo has confirmed that it will slowly ditch support for using Google and Facebook accounts to access Yahoo online services like Flickr and its fantasy sports networks.
Images from millions of Yahoo users' webcam chats were captured and stored by UK intelligence agency GCHQ, in an operation called 'Optic Nerve' - including many images of a pornographic nature.
Yahoo reportedly used the CEO appointment of Satya Nadella to delay the rollout of Bing backed Yahoo search services in Hong Kong and Taiwan as the relationship between the two companies sours.
LG is set to launch its latest flagship, the G Pro 2, well ahead of rivals Samsung. The powerful phone will feature a 1W speaker and massive 5.9 inch screen making it one of the biggest on the market.
Popular web portal Yahoo has announced its intentions to partner with online review site Yelp in an attempt to improve search results.
Google has offered to display services from rivals such as Microsoft's Bing in search results for products, restaurants and hotels in its latest settlement offer to the European Union.
Yahoo has revealed through their official blog that passwords for some accounts have been stolen and used to gain access to Yahoo Mail in an organized effort from unknown sources.
After yesterday's brief outage that hit Google services, Yahoo took to Twitter to mock its rival, apparently forgetting the massive outage that crippled its own email service for four days last month.
Yahoo have confirmed that for four days of last week, the ads on its website were laced with malware. It is estimated that as many as two million European visitors could have been infected.
Yahoo, keeping its promises, has announced this week that it is now finally encrypting all emails, joining Google's Gmail and Microsoft's Outlook.com which have provided such services for some time.
Many visitors to Yahoo got hit with malware this week that was delivered by the website's ad network. Yahoo has admitted to the issue and said those ads have been removed.
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The U.S. remains as the largest e-waste producer followed closely by China. The two nations are the largest contributors to the 48.9 million metric tons of waste, which could rise by a third by 2017.
Yahoo says that it is still trying to fix an issue in its Yahoo Mail service that has kept some users from accessing their account since early Monday evening, due to a hardware issue.
Sources close to Yahoo have revealed that the company under Marissa Mayer might be looking at another acquisition with popular photo sharing website Imgur and talks have already begun.
Eight of the world's largest tech companies have joined forces to call for "government surveillance reform", including an open letter petitioning President Obama and Congress to lead global changes.
A court in France has ordered Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to block 16 video streaming sites from their search results, thanks to the determination that the sites offer pirated content.
In a leaked and eccentric internal email sent to Yahoo employees, the company slams Microsoft Outlook and urges workers to switch to Yahoo Mail, which only 25 percent have done since its revamp.
After the recent spying scandal surrounding the NSA, many internet companies are doing their best to prove their services are secure. Yahoo will start encrypting all user data in the following months.
A judge said that Yahoo must continue with its previous agreement with Microsoft to deploy the Bing search engines to Yahoo's sites in Taiwan and Hong Kong, despite a request by Yahoo to slow it down.
Yahoo! is rolling out a new desktop design for its email service, which includes a way to view groups of emails as a conversation and more. Yahoo! is also launching Yahoo! Ad Free Mail for $49 a year.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has begun using her Twitter account in an effort to get users to switch to the company's services, retweeting and responding to those who promise to do so.
Yahoo were criticized when it was discovered they were complying with the NSA by allowing access to their 800 million users. Mayer has denied wrongdoing, and says she could have wound up in prison.
Yahoo! has officially debuted its new corporate logo today with a redesign that has a sleeker design compared to the original. The logo was made over one weekend this summer.
A new feature on Business Insider on how Marissa Mayer became the CEO of Yahoo claims that the previous CEO considered trading their search business to Microsoft in exchange for MSN.com.
comScore has revealed Yahoo! as the most popular US web property of July. It comes as a relief for newly appointed CEO Marissa Mayer, who has made many changes to outperform Google and Microsoft.
A new study shows that while 98 percent of the US can access broadband Internet service, about 20 percent of US residents still don't use the Internet at home, work or school or via a mobile device.
Yahoo! will be updating their logo on 4 September, but before that date they will be changing their logo every day for the next 30 days into what may be proposed updates that didn't make the cut.
Microsoft and Facebook were the only tech giants to lobby against the laws that allowed the NSA to conduct its PRISM program but even so, it wasn't a strong effort by either company.
Yahoo has announced it has close or will close a number of its products and services, including the old search engine AltaVista and the Yahoo Axis browser plug-in.
Data from ComScore shows that Microsoft's Bing search service gained another 0.1 percent market share in U.S. Internet search between April and May 2013, continuing its slow growth.
Yahoo has announced it has revamped its search results layout for web users, making them look more like the current Yahoo.com front page, along with some performance improvements.
Yahoo announced today at it's press event that it will be launching a new version of its Flickr online photo service, which will include a new UI and a whopping 1 TB of free photo and video storage.
Many Tumblr users are not happy that Yahoo have stepped in to buy the company, despite reports that it was finically unsound, and it looks like some users are voting with their feet.