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Firefox to switch default search engine from Google to Yahoo
News

Firefox to switch default search engine from Google to Yahoo

Mozilla signs five-year agreement with Yahoo
20 Nov 2014
Marissa Mayer biography: Salary and career of Yahoo's CEO
Business strategy

Marissa Mayer biography: Salary and career of Yahoo's CEO

We chronicle Marissa Mayer's salary, net worth, education and career history
13 Nov 2014
Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million
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Business strategy

Yahoo acquires video ad platform BrightRoll for $640 million

Deal will help “dramatically strengthen” its own video ad efforts
13 Nov 2014
Yahoo "bash" Shellshock server breach reports
Security

Yahoo "bash" Shellshock server breach reports

Web giant explains hackers have accessed some of its servers, but no user data has been compromised
7 Oct 2014
Yahoo details government requests for data
snooping
Security

Yahoo details government requests for data

Nearly 7,000 requests made by US government alone in six months
29 Sep 2014
Yahoo set to implement end-to-end mail encryption
Encryption
Security

Yahoo set to implement end-to-end mail encryption

Sets 2015 date for enhanced security of all its users’ communications
8 Aug 2014
Google and Microsoft to discuss Right to be Forgotten
Internet search
IT regulation

Google and Microsoft to discuss Right to be Forgotten

The two tech companies have been invited alongside Yahoo to converse with EU privacy officials
18 Jul 2014
Yahoo Mobile engineering director sued for harrassment
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Software

Yahoo Mobile engineering director sued for harrassment

Maria Zhang supposedly made sexual advances towards principal software engineer Nan Shi
14 Jul 2014
Google unblocked by China as Tiananmen anniversary passes
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Google unblocked by China as Tiananmen anniversary passes

Google services are availible again to Chinese users following disruption during the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square
10 Jul 2014
iOS 8 abandons Yahoo weather app
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business apps

iOS 8 abandons Yahoo weather app

iOS 8 is to drop Yahoo for its weather app in favour of The Weather Channel
23 Jun 2014
BT under investigation for ‘exposing user credentials’
data leaks
News

BT under investigation for ‘exposing user credentials’

ICO investigating data practices during email migration.
17 Mar 2014
GCHQ spied on Yahoo webcam sessions, claims report
Big Brother eye
public sector

GCHQ spied on Yahoo webcam sessions, claims report

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal scope of Optic Nerve programme.
28 Feb 2014
Yahoo snaps up diary mobile app maker Wander
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Mobile

Yahoo snaps up diary mobile app maker Wander

Internet giant Yahoo continues on its acquisition spree.
12 Feb 2014
Yahoo thwarts web mail cyber attack
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Security

Yahoo thwarts web mail cyber attack

Internet giant claims to have prevented hackers from gaining access to users' Yahoo Mail accounts.
31 Jan 2014
Yahoo serves up New Year malware to European customers
Malware on binary
malware

Yahoo serves up New Year malware to European customers

Malicious adverts infect users’ computers.
6 Jan 2014
Governments must address surveillance, claim tech giants
public sector

Governments must address surveillance, claim tech giants

Internet-focused firms lobby Washington for reform.
9 Dec 2013
Yahoo steps up data encryption in light of NSA revelations
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Security

Yahoo steps up data encryption in light of NSA revelations

Internet giant to tighten up security around all its services to ward off snoopers.
19 Nov 2013
Yahoo auctions off dormant web domain names
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asset management

Yahoo auctions off dormant web domain names

Internet giant decides to sell-off its stash of "premium" domain names.
14 Nov 2013
NSA intercepts data from Google and Yahoo servers
Security

NSA intercepts data from Google and Yahoo servers

Agency said to be using unnamed telecoms providers to glean data.
31 Oct 2013
Yahoo rushes in reworked security bug bounty programme
Dollars
Security

Yahoo rushes in reworked security bug bounty programme

New rewards programme will see researchers offered between $150 to $15,000 for uncovering security flaws.
3 Oct 2013
Yahoo slammed over $12.50 security flaw rewards
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Security

Yahoo slammed over $12.50 security flaw rewards

Security researchers claim paltry bounty will not encourage others to share their findings.
1 Oct 2013
Yahoo in privacy row over recycled email addresses
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Security

Yahoo in privacy row over recycled email addresses

Yahoo responds to claims recycling initiative has led to some users receiving emails intended for previous owners.
27 Sep 2013
NSA paid Google, Yahoo and MS millions.
Security

NSA paid Google, Yahoo and MS millions.

Firms had to cover compliance costs for Project PRISM.
27 Aug 2013
Yahoo overtakes Google and Microsoft in US traffic
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Network & Internet

Yahoo overtakes Google and Microsoft in US traffic

Venerable web service giant tops unique user ranks.
23 Aug 2013