Yahoo: News

03 May 2024


Google paid Apple $20 billion for default search engine status

Google reportedly spent an enormous $20 billion in 2022 to maintain its position as the default search engine on Apple's Safari for iPhone, iPad, and Mac devices.

23 Feb 2024

Layoff News

Vice Media, Yahoo's Engadget announce job cuts

In a fresh round of layoffs in the media sector, Vice Media and Yahoo-operated Engadget are making big changes by cutting jobs and reorganizing their structures.

07 Apr 2021


NewsBytes Briefing: Mark Zuckerberg gives off mixed Signals, and more

People are best judged by their actions and not their words, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is a resplendent example.

06 Apr 2021

Social Media

RIP Yahoo Answers, will permanently shut down on May 4

After a storied history of 15 years, Yahoo Answers is shutting down.

24 Mar 2021


All you need to know about Yahoo Plus

One of the older companies associated with the internet, Yahoo has soldiered on after acquisition by Verizon in 2016. Axios reports that Verizon now wants to expand the Yahoo brand with a variety of subscriptions offered under Yahoo Plus.

02 Dec 2020

Rishi Kapoor

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has topped Yahoo's annual list of the most searched personalities of the year.

20 Feb 2020


Larry Tesler, inventor of cut-copy-paste, passes away at 74

Larry Tesler, the computing icon who invented famous interface tools - cut, copy, and paste, passed away on Monday.

06 Feb 2020


Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn

After International Business Machines (IBM), LinkedIn, the social network for working professionals with over 600 million users, is witnessing a major management change.

17 Oct 2019


Yahoo is erasing some part of internet history: Details here

After nearly two decades of operation, Yahoo has decided to pull the plug on its Groups website.

02 Oct 2019


Former Yahoo engineer hacked thousands of accounts for nudes

In a shocking case, a software engineer who used to work at Yahoo has pleaded guilty to accessing and searching thousands of accounts on the service.

20 Jun 2018


Yahoo Mail revamps mobile website, launches Android Go app

Yahoo Mail has come up with two major updates: a new mobile app for Android Go and an updated mobile website.

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.

20 Apr 2018

Travis Kalanick

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.

08 Dec 2017


Top tech terms India searched on Yahoo in 2017

Yahoo India has announced the "2017 Year in Review" that offers a sneak peek at the trending topics, events, and newsmakers that Internet users searched the most for this year.

04 Oct 2017

Data Leak

All 3bn Yahoo accounts hacked during 2013 data breach

Tech giant Yahoo has revealed that all three billion of its accounts were hacked during a 2013 data theft.

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.

14 Jun 2017

Google Maps

The legacy of Marissa Mayer

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

Three-day weekends might do the world a favour

US based economists David Rosnick and Mark Weisbrot, have argued that three-day weekends could significantly reduce energy consumption and reduction in carbon emissions.