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Yahoo! Japan Donates With Each “3.11” Search

03/11/2014, It has been three years since the Great East Japan Earthquake happened at 2:46 P.M., and for those of us who were not affected by this earthquake other than having read about it in the papers or watching it on TV and the Internet, there is still thing...

Yahoo Maps Now Offers Indoor Navigation

03/06/2014, Powered by Nokia’s HERE mapping service, Yahoo continues to improve its mapping service as it looks to take on the already established players in this particular arena. Today, users will notice some big changes when they head over to maps.yahoo.com,...

Yahoo Purchases Vizify

03/05/2014, Yahoo has been in the spotlight recently, having cut off access to services for Google and Facebook log-ins. This time around, one of the early dot com giants who are still hanging around today has picked up another company known as Vizify, making this...

British Spies Collected Yahoo Webcam Chat Images ‘In Bulk’

02/27/2014, Edward Snowden’s bag of treats, rather repository of damning classified documents, brings another electronic spying scandal to light. Britain’s GCHQ, Her Majesty’s equivalent of the U.S. National Security Agency, has reportedly been...

Yahoo Taps Into Yelp To Improve Local Search [Report]

02/09/2014, Even though Yahoo went through several major changes last year, the company’s recent quarterly earnings report failed to impress investors. Yahoo needs to work on improving its products and ensure that they don’t face downtime after a few...

No New Flickr App For Windows Phone Anytime Soon

02/06/2014, Back in the day of Windows Phone 7, Yahoo released a Flickr app for the platform but has not bothered to update the app since. Heck, even the design of the Windows Phone button on the Flickr website is that of the old one, and given that we’re...

Several Yahoo Sites Go Down

02/04/2014, Yahoo is apparently having yet another service interruption. Users have taken to Twitter to complain about said interruption, with many not being able to access sites such as Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Weather, Flickr and even Yahoo’s homepage. It appears...

Yahoo Mail Accounts Breached Again

01/30/2014, I don’t think that companies see themselves getting hacked at least once as a badge of honor. No sir, it is actually a testament that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, and in the case of Yahoo Mail which has just been breached recently (the...

Yahoo 4Q Earnings Fail To Impress Wall Street

01/29/2014, Yahoo pinned its hopes on Marissa Mayer, the longtime Google executive that it hired as CEO. The move was welcomed by investors and analysts, with the company’s stock almost doubling last year, as they were counting on Mayer to return the company to...

Yahoo Could Have Purchased Tomfoolery

01/29/2014, While Yahoo’s share price has not exactly performed according to the expectations of some even with Ms. Mayer at the helm, this does not mean that the company is in trouble so deep that it cannot dig itself out, and neither are they so short on money,...

Yahoo Search Is Now Safer Thanks To Automatic Encryption

01/22/2014, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer did promise in the past that the Internet search giant would begin to close up any security holes that it discovers, and it is nice to see that happening before its self-imposed Q1 2014 deadline matures. In a nutshell, from today...

Yahoo Was The Top U.S. Internet Property Last Month

01/21/2014, Yahoo was in the news a lot last year, not only for the products and services it launched or revamped, but often also for the many acquisitions it made. Ever since Marissa Mayer was handed the reins, Yahoo has made some radical changes, it even changed...

Tumblr Now Lets Users Mention And Link To Other Users In Posts

01/14/2014, Tumblr is a very simple blogging platform and yet it has come a long way. Yahoo acquired it for $1.1 billion last year, and while not a lot of changes have been made since then, this latest feature is bound to increase interaction between Tumblr users....