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NEW YORK — Security experts said passwords of more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies. Some services including Twitter have responded by disabling the affected passwords. But there are several things you can do to minimize further […]

September 10th, 2013facebook, News, yahoo 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Facebook and Yahoo asked a secret court Monday to allow them to disclose data on national security orders the companies have received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The two tech companies filed separate, similar motions Monday with the secret court that oversees that law. Two other companies, Google and Microsoft, have similar …

September 5th, 2013News, yahoo 0 Comments

Last month, Yahoo said it would introduce a new logo. After 30 days, the 18-year-old company finally unveiled Wednesday (Thursday, Philippine Standard Time) the new logo that they would use in the future. The logo was shown both with purple letters and…

August 23rd, 2013google, News, yahoo 0 Comments

NEW YORK — For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc. ComScore said Wednesday that Yahoo Inc.’s websites saw 196.6 million unique U.S. visitors last month, while Google’s sites had 192.3 million. The last time Yahoo was …

July 17th, 2013News, yahoo 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo remained stuck in a revenue rut during the second quarter, muting the celebration of CEO Marissa Mayer’s first year running the Internet company. The numbers released Tuesday showed Yahoo Inc.’s earnings are still rising, but they also highlighted the challenges facing the company as it loses ground to rivals Google Inc. …

IN ORDER to keep its employees move faster to innovate, Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is giving its 11,000 employees Up fitness band. According to a report from AllThingsD, the company is handing out trendy wrist devices which track movem…

NEW YORK — Once up on a time, there was a popular search engine called AltaVista. It lives no more. On Monday, its owner Yahoo Inc. sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves. Palo Alto, California-based AltaVista was introduced in 1995, three years before …

July 7th, 2013News, xobni, yahoo 0 Comments

AND still Yahoo continues on its buying spree. After acquiring Tumblr (a social networking site and a microblogging platform) for $1.1 billion and Qwiki (a mobile video app) for $50 million, Yahoo acquires Xobni, an email productivity provider on July 3 for a price of $30 million to $40 million. “Did you ever meet someone …

SUNNYVALE, California — Yahoo has bought Silicon Valley startup Bignoggins Productions as part of its quest for more bright ideas in mobile applications. The acquisition of Bignoggins announced Monday is the latest in a series of mostly small deals that Yahoo Inc. has completed since the Internet company hired Marissa Meyer as its CEO nearly …

June 21st, 2013News, tumblr, yahoo 0 Comments

SUNNYVALE, California — Yahoo has completed its $1.1 billion acquisition of online blogging forum Tumblr. The move represents Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s boldest move since she left Google a little less than a year ago to lead Yahoo’s comeback. It also marks Yahoo’s most expensive acquisition since the Sunnyvale, California, company bought online search engine …

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