Yahoo has put 3,000 patents up for auction as a part of its plans to sell its core web search and advertising businesses. The patents are expected to fetch more than $1 billion.
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Various email providers who were allegedly affected by a data breach that was supposed to have exposed over 272 million account credentials now claim that over 98% of these were bogus.
There is yet more interest in ailing search giant Yahoo. Today, it's the turn of British tabloid newspaper Daily Mail, who is considering purchasing Sunnyvale company.
Verizon will reportedly bid for Yahoo's core business next week, valuing it below $8bn. Google is also said to be considering a bid, but Microsoft is unlikely to offer more than a 'token investment'.
A new report shows that Microsoft may be interested in backing bids to buy Yahoo. It is no secret that the firm's core business is for sale, and the two companies have had a longstanding partnership.
A new proposal has been submitted to the Internet Engineering Task Force. It aims to secure email by sending messages over a secure connection. The proposal has support from tech firms such as Google.
CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, has outlined a new plan which will re-focus the company on its core business offerings. Unfortunately the plan sees 15% of its workforce being cut.
After mixed results with various video ventures, Yahoo may have finally created something useful for video consumers: a streaming and TV guide app with instant video launching.
Yahoo is apparently starting to prohibit some users from accessing its mail service if a browser has an ad-blocker installed. The company says that this is part of a test, affecting only a few users.
Following Yahoo's deal with Microsoft ending their exclusivity with their services, the company has now partnered with Google, to power some of its web and image search results and search ads.
Key Apple Music Executive Ian Rogers, responsible Apple Music and the Beats1 radio station, is departing the company in a surprising move only two months after the service launched in late June.
Adobe's Flash player just cannot catch a break, it seems, with the latest attack corrupting ads displayed on Yahoo with malware and infecting users without the need for any interaction.
Yahoo! Pipes was a revolutionary product when it was launched some years ago, but unfortunately the service is coming to an end with the announcement of it being shut down in the next few weeks.
Earlier today, Microsoft's search engine, Bing, results were knocked offline for about 15 minutes which impacted not only its search results but Yahoo's too; Cortana was impacted as well.
Google remains the largest search provider by a long way, but Bing is continuing to grow - and the latest figures reveal that Microsoft's search engine now accounts for 20.1% of US desktop searches.
After weeks of speculation hinting that Yahoo might soon end its search partnership with Microsoft, the two companies have finally renewed their agreement, albeit with a few changes.
Although the partnership hasn't been officially dissolved, Yahoo and Microsoft have opted to extend the deadline of their search engine partnership allowing more time for negotiation.
A new system called "on demand passwords" is being rolled out courtesy of Yahoo, which enables users to receive a password if, and when they need it, improving security and making logging in easier.
Google has started embedding a two-inch pop-up on searches made through the Firefox Web browser to combat Yahoo! being set as its default option.
According to sources, 90's sitcom "Seinfeld" could be heading to a streaming site soon. Hulu, Amazon, and Yahoo are reportedly in midst of negotiations to acquire the rights to the series.
Worry no longer: the question of how long Satya Nadella sleeps each night need no longer keep you awake, as he has finally shared the answer. But how does it compare with other CEOs? And with Ballmer?
When FireFox announced that the browser would be switching to Yahoo! for its default search, questions quickly were raised about what this means for Google and now we are starting to see the impact.
A "bad code update" was responsible for the outage that took out Bing earlier today. Microsoft engineers attempted to roll back the update, but the process failed causing a 30-minute outage.
Google's deal with Apple to be the default search provider on iOS devices expires in 2015 and it is being reported that both Yahoo! and Microsoft are courting Apple for this position.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
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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