Articles about Yahoo

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

Deepika Padukone
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.

08 Apr 2020

This Gmail competitor can end your endless spam woes

Edison, the company that offers the famous 'Edison Mail' app to manage multiple email services, has launched OnMail, an email service of its own.

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.

04 Apr 2018

10 must-have apps every smartphone user should download

As people spend most of their time using apps on smartphones, having the right ones is as important as having good phones.

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.

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.

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.

13 Jun 2017

Alibaba Group
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.

26 Apr 2017

Alibaba Group
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.

10 Jan 2017

Alibaba Group
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.

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.

25 Jul 2016

Alibaba Group
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.