Oath Inc today announced that it is shutting down Yahoo Messenger on July 17th and until then you continue to use the service normally. Yahoo Messenger is one of the first instant messaging apps on the market. The company says your Yahoo ID remains intact for other services like Mail and fantasy sports. Continue reading “Yahoo Messenger will shut down on July 17 after 20 years”
Last year in July, Verizon announced it will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. Now the company has revealed that post the acquisition, Yahoo’s core assets will be merged with AOL and the newly created content division will be called as Oath. Continue reading “Verizon plans to rebrand Yahoo and AOL as Oath”
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two Russian intelligence officers and two state-sponsored hackers for the massive 2014 Yahoo hacks. The four men face 47 criminal charges including computer fraud and economic espionage. This marks the first time the U.S. government has issued criminal charges against Russian officials for cyber attacks.
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Yahoo has announced that its CEO Marissa Mayer will resign from the board once it completes the deal with Verizon. In addition, Yahoo will also be renamed as Altaba Inc, the company said in a regulatory filing. Yahoo has a deal to sell its core internet business, which includes its digital advertising, email and media assets, to Verizon for $4.83 billion.
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Yahoo has launched a bunch of bots for Facebook Messenger. The company is bringing four different bots for News, Weather, Finance and Monkey.
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Yahoo Mail for Android is getting a fresh look with new customized options. The update that bumps the app to version 5.3 is getting a new set of custom color themes
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Yahoo has announced that it has killed its plan to spin off its $32 billion stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. The company will now transfer the assets and liabilities excluding the Alibaba stake to a newly formed company.
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Yahoo Messenger, the popular IM service that was a hit especially in the late 90s is coming back. Yahoo has revamped its app on mobile ans web and it now focuses on group messaging.
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Yahoo has updated its image search with integration of Flickr photos. So now when you are signed into your Yahoo account, you can find your Flickr photos in search.
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Yahoo has signed a deal with Google to provide search ads. The deal builds on an existing search partnership with Microsoft under which Yahoo gets a percentage of revenue from ads displayed on its sites.
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Yahoo is giving its Mail app a major overhaul on the occasion of its 18th birthday. The Yahoo Mail app is receiving a UI revamp and getting some important features.
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Yahoo has announced that it has rolled out Yahoo Mail app for Windows 10. The Mail app comes equipped with all the popular features that are present on the app.
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Yahoo has officially launched the live one-to-one video messaging app called as Livetext. Available for Android and iOS the app was quietly released by Yahoo for iOS earlier this month.
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Yahoo has quietly launched a video messaging app that allows users to send a short live video with text that does not have an audio. Dubbed as “Livetext – Video Messenger”, the app is currently available for Android.
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A latest report from Flurry has offered insights about apps, emerging growth categories and device adoption trends in India. The report also offers some information about mobile shopping trends and increased use of phablets in the country.
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