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Verizon's Motorola One 5G UW smartphone gets Android 11 update

26 Apr 2021

Verizon's Motorola One 5G UW smartphone gets Android 11 update

Motorola has started rolling an Android 11 update for its One 5G UW handset locked onto Verizon's network.

Stalkers impersonate cops to steal real-time location of their targets

11 Mar 2019

Stalkers impersonate cops to steal real-time location of their targets

We often hear about big tech companies' efforts to safeguard customers' data.

Samsung to launch these Galaxy flagship smartphones in early 2019

22 Nov 2018

Samsung to launch these Galaxy flagship smartphones in early 2019

Thanks to several leaks and rumors, we know Samsung is gearing up to launch its 10-anniversary Galaxy S10 in early 2019.

#EndOfAnEra: After 20years, Yahoo Messenger to be killed in July

09 Jun 2018

#EndOfAnEra: After 20years, Yahoo Messenger to be killed in July

It's the end of an era. After 20 long years of service, Yahoo Messenger will finally be put to rest on July 17.

Where are the first 20 employees of Google now?

21 Apr 2018

Where are the first 20 employees of Google now?

It's been 20 years since Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998.

Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer setting up new start-up incubator

20 Apr 2018

Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer setting up new start-up incubator

Former CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer is setting up a new start-up incubator called Lumi Labs.

Meet Firefox Quantum browser: 2x faster and 30% less memory

15 Nov 2017

Meet Firefox Quantum browser: 2x faster and 30% less memory

Google Chrome has always been the go-to search engine for the majority of internet users. To change this scenario, Mozilla has now released "Firefox Quantum", the biggest and most exciting update to Firefox browser in 13 years.

Data breach: Verizon's 14 million customer records compromised

13 Jul 2017

Data breach: Verizon's 14 million customer records compromised

As per reports by ZDNet, an employee at Nice Systems (Verizon's customer service operator), exposed 14 million residential customer records of the past 6 months on an unguarded Amazon server.

Yahoo! will stop accepting AT&T email addresses from June 30

28 Jun 2017

Yahoo! will stop accepting AT&T email addresses from June 30

It appears that Yahoo! accounts after June 30 will no longer be accessible via AT&T email addresses or any email addresses belonging to its subsidiaries.

The legacy of Marissa Mayer

14 Jun 2017

The legacy of Marissa Mayer

After a year of negotiations, Verizon completed its acquisition of Yahoo for $4.48 billion.

Verizon closes $4.5B acquisition of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer resigns

13 Jun 2017

Verizon closes $4.5B acquisition of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer resigns

It is the end of an era; Verizon has finally consolidated Yahoo under its wing which, according to reports, will be combined with its AOL assets into a brand new subsidiary called Oath.

Yahoo-Verizon deal: Marissa Meyer to make $184mn from sale

26 Apr 2017

Yahoo-Verizon deal: Marissa Meyer to make $184mn from sale

Yahoo's sale to Verizon will bring its chief Marissa Meyer $184mn- a combination of various payments including shares already owned, cash payments and medical benefits, and outstanding share options.

Yahoo to become Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board

10 Jan 2017

Yahoo to become Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board

Yahoo said that the company would be renamed as Altaba Inc, and CEO Marissa Mayer may quit the board after concluding the Verizon deal.

Yahoo sells core biz to Verizon for $4.8 billion

25 Jul 2016

Yahoo sells core biz to Verizon for $4.8 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core internet operations and land holdings to Verizon Communications in a $4.8 billion deal.