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Yahoo’s YouTube Rival May Launch This Summer

05/27/2014, There is no shortage of reports about Yahoo building a YouTube rival. At first the company was believed to be seeking a majority stake in Dailymotion but that deal apparently fell through. Since then it is believed to be working on its own video streaming...

YouTube Appeases Content Creators As Poaching Rumors Heat Up

05/25/2014, There’s no doubt in the fact that YouTube is the world’s biggest online video streaming website primarily featuring user-generated content. Countless YouTube users have generated massive fan followings by posting videos of things they’re...

New Yahoo Mail App On Android

05/18/2014, It was not too long ago when we talked about the new Yahoo Mail app on the iOS platform, and here we are with the yang to that yin. We’re talking about a new Yahoo Mail for Android, where it too, will be able to ensure that all the information your...

Yahoo Acquires Blink Messaging App

05/14/2014, It looks like Yahoo’s push into mobile is getting very serious as they have recently acquired Blink. For those wondering what Blink is, it’s basically a messaging app for smartphones a bit like Snapchat, where messages sent to and from the app will...

Yahoo Switches To Basic Email On Older Browsers

05/08/2014, There are times when it pays to remain ahead of the learning curve – such as now, as Yahoo requires you to update your browser or you will be using basic email instead when June 6 rolls around. The basic version of Yahoo Mail that will run on older...

Yahoo News Digest Released For Android

05/08/2014, In 2013 Yahoo acquired Summly, a popular news aggregation app developed by a 17-year old for $30 million. The app was shut down after the acquisition. Yahoo took its time but came up with the News Digest app for iOS in January earlier this year, this new...

Yahoo Will No Longer Honor ‘Do Not Track’ Requests

05/04/2014, For those who don’t know Do Not Track is a technology and essentially a policy proposal that those who don’t want their web use tracked have the option to opt out of it. It gives users a simple and simple choice to opt out of third-party web...

Yahoo Screen For Android Has Been Released

04/30/2014, Yahoo evidently wants to be a major player in online video streaming and the company has taken a lot steps recently which prove that it is serious about these ambitions. A few months back the Yahoo Screen app for iOS was launched. It essentially pools...

New Yahoo Mail iOS App Takes On Google Now

04/29/2014, The folks at Yahoo have been working very hard lately to get back in the game. The company made some major acquisitions, changed its logo and stepped into some new arenas. Its all part of a bigger plan. Today the company takes its mission forward with...

Yahoo Announces Two New Original Comedy Shows

04/29/2014, It has become quite evident over the past few months that Yahoo is serious about becoming a major player in the online video arena. The company has announced the first two original long-form comedies that its going to produce. For the new shows it has...

Yahoo Wants To Become iOS’ Default Search

04/16/2014, When it comes to performing search on the iPhone or iOS products, Google is usually set as the default search engine. We’re sure if Apple had their own search engine, they’d probably use it, but given that Google is one of the bigger names at the...

Yahoo And Vevo Partner Up For Original Music Programming

04/15/2014, It is safe to say that in terms of videos on the internet, YouTube is the king and is pretty much everyone’s go-to website when they want to search for videos. This is despite alternatives out there such as Daily Motion and Vimeo, both of whom offer...

Yahoo Works On Encrypting Their Services

04/02/2014, The whole issue of personal privacy when it comes to emails as well as instant messages is a topic that is close to the hearts of many. After all, no one likes to have their conversation eavesdropped upon, and so the same applies to digital conversations...