Tag "Yahoo"

Verizon snaps a $350mn discount on Yahoo deal, new price $4.48bn

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Yahoo’s disclosure of two massive data breaches that affected more than a billion users finally gets stamped as Verizon knocks off $350mn of the Yahoo’s original sale price that now stands at $4.48 billion. Interestingly, the two have also agreed

Verizon reportedly to close Yahoo acquisition with a $250mn discount

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Everyone knew this was coming. Verizon and Yahoo are closing their deal with a price tag that’s $250 million less than the $4.8 billion agreed upon last year, according to a Bloomberg report. Though the figure is smaller than what

Yahoo launches two new features on its mail app

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Despite various data breaches, delayed acquisition and a plethora of other difficulties facing Yahoo, the company is still trying to make it to the users by launching new features. Yahoo is rolling out new features on its Yahoo Mail app:

Yahoo beats Q4 earnings predictions and expectedly delays the closure of Verizon acquisition

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Beating Wall Street earnings expectations, Yahoo released its fourth quarter earnings results, generating $1.47 billion in revenue and earnings per share of $0.17. The analysts had expected the company to report $1.38 billion in revenue with earnings per share of

Throwback: Major Goof-Ups That 2016 Tasted

INDIA: What a year! Just when we thought Volkswagen has pulled off the most embarrassing and most

Yahoo reveals another massive breach affecting 1bn user accounts

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Breaking its own embarrassing record of security breaches, California-based Yahoo has disclosed yet another cyber-security breach

Yahoo admits it knew about the hack in 2014 itself

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In a not so surprising turn of events, Yahoo has admitted that some of its employees

New commenting tools for YouTube ensure better control over hate speech

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Regulating opinions and unwanted enticing comments has been a very difficult task for social media. The

Twitter may have lost it to its Chinese counterpart, Weibo

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Is Twitter going the Yahoo way? Firstly, nobody seems to be interested in buying the micro-blogging

Kids and criminals are masterminds of most breaches and not state sponsored actors

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These days whenever we hear about cyber-attacks or data breaches, the blame is very conveniently put

Verizon reportedly asking for $1 billion discount on Yahoo

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When Verizon signed a deal to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion in July, it looked as

Yahoo breached by cyber-criminals and not ‘state-sponsored actors’

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Yahoo has had its share of criticism for negligence on its part over massive data breach

Yahoo says ‘state-sponsored actors’ stole data on 500mn users in 2014

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Yahoo has publicly acknowledged that the account information of at least 500 million users was stolen

Flickr to shut down its commercial licensing and royalty program

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Yahoo’s photo-sharing site, Flickr, will be shutting down its commercial licensing and royalty program in the

Yahoo brings new mobile ad format in India

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Yahoo has announced the availability of Yahoo Tiles, a new mobile ad format to reach consumers

Yahoo probing online hack involving 200mn accounts

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Nations across the globe are witnessing an alarming rise in cyber crimes. However, this time, it’s

Verizon buys Fleetmatics to strengthen its enterprise mobility services

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Barely a week after acquiring Yahoo Inc., Verizon has announced another huge purchase: Fleetmatics, a Dublin-based

Yahoo gets ready to tackle online hate speech

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People often miss the thin line dividing freedom of expression from “hate speech” as many internet

Yahoo launches redesigned Messenger desktop app

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Though Yahoo has been acquired by Verizon for $4.8 billion, Yahoo still remains a standalone company.

Marissa Mayer may stay to see Yahoo into its next chapter

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For CEO Marissa Mayer, acquisition of Yahoo‘s core internet business by US wireless company Verizon “presents