Malicious hackers have stolen some two million passwords from major online services through browser-based malware called “Pony”.
Yahoo is ramping up its efforts as a media portal, hiring celebrity anchors to drive forward its online news platform.
A new, innovative basic concept developed by Yahoo Japan elevates search functions beyond the intangible, towards what could be actually held by the user’s own hands.
For the first time since May 2011, Yahoo sites got more visitors than Google for the month of July 2013.
In a strange and bizarre marketing play, Yahoo is set to launch its new logo on September 5 by changing its logo daily until then.
If Yahoo’s bank account were to be monitored, we’re positive that fraud protection is a must considering all the money that’s been bleeding out of the company’s pocket. The latest charge on the account is a $30 million bill for the acquisition of Xobni, which comes only days after another $50 million check was signed
Qwiki, a mobile application that turns photos and video clips into a slideshow for sharing social media, has been acquired by Yahoo for an estimated $50 million.
Continuing with their massive slimming down exercise, Yahoo has done it again by axing as many as 12 of their products.
Ever since Marissa Mayer become its Chief Executive Officer, Yahoo! has been gobbling up smaller companies left, right and center. Tumblr.com – the uber popular microblogging service – is its latest and greatest acquisition with a whopping $1.1 billion price tag, all paid in cash. Earlier today, Mayer published a blog post discussing why Yahoo! decided to acquire Tumblr.
Yahoo's board of directors has approved a possible deal to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. The widely-rumored deal isn't official, but with this approval it has certainly taken one step closer to becoming a reality.
CNBC is reporting that Yahoo has announced a product related event for May 20th. It's unsure what it will be about but it wouldn't be surprising if it has to do with the recent rumors of a Tumblr acquisition.
Recently, the Twitter accounts for the CBS programs “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours” was taken over by the Syrian Electronic Army hacktivist group. Soon after the hijacks, Twitter quickly shut down the accounts, and now CBS is trying to find out how the group got into the twitter accounts in the first place.
AV-Test, which is an independent Internet security group, says that the search engine Bing and Russia’s Yandex are far more likely to send a person to a malicious website than most other search engines available.
A teenager from the UK has made millions of pounds after Yahoo acquired the app he created.
Iranian officials have recently enforced a nationwide ban on the use of all virtual private networks (VPNs) inside the country. The enforcement comes just three months ahead of Iran’s national elections.
Google just revealed for the first time how many ‘National Security Letters’ (NSLs) they are getting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These NSL requests are now part of Google’s Transparency Report, which is publicly available online.
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has been working overtime looking for ways for Yahoo to remain a top competitor. She just recently axed seven unsuccessful products offered by Yahoo and has dozens more she wants to end as well.
Yahoo! forms a partnership with Japanese social networking company Gree to develop and release new social games for smartphones.
Yandex, which is Russia's leading search engine, beat out Microsoft's Bing for the first time. According to data released from the latest comScore qSearch, Yandex is now the 4th most used search engine taking in 2.8% of global searches ahead of #5 Bing at 2.5%.
A hacker by the name of Christopher Chaney stole hundreds of private photos of Hollywood female celebrities, and will be spending the next 10 years of his life behind bars for his crime. Chaney was taken down in an FBI sting nick-named, "Operation Hackerazzi".