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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....

Yahoo Smart TV Introduced

01/08/2014, [CES 2014] CES 2014 has been an eventful time for many of us, and this week, there was the introduction of the Yahoo Smart TV, which happens to be the next evolution of Yahoo’s Connected TV platform that is currently being used in millions of households...

Yahoo Mail Now Encrypts All Connections

01/08/2014, Back in October 2013, after a string of leaks by Edward Snowden pushed major internet companies to do more with regards to user privacy, Yahoo announced that it will add automatic encryption to Yahoo Mail by early 2014. This means that all emails will...

Does Yahoo’s Android Push Start With Aviate?

01/07/2014, The competition between Yahoo and Google is obvious. Both are search engines at their core (although Yahoo felt more like a portal, if anything) and both share similar services, such as providing free email, stock information, and weather updates, just to...