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Europe rights court backs employee fired over private messages

Sep 05, 2017 - 5:22 PM

The case revolves around messages sent by Bogdan Mihai Barbulescu over the Yahoo messaging platform which the software engineer was required to use to liaise with clients He is sacked after being found to have also chatted with his fiancee and brother on the system

Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:54 PM

Verizon finalizes the 4 48 billion deal integrating the Yahoo internet operations into a new unit called Oath which includes another former sector leader AOL

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

Marissa Mayer fades out as Yahoo ends its run

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Marissa Mayer is likely headed for the exit as Yahoo ends two decade run as an independent company

OUT OF YAHOO SOON? In this file photo, Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

AOL and Yahoo to be combined into a unit called Oath

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The merging of the two internet brands takes place after US telecoms giant Verizon consummates the purchase of Yahoo s internet business

WINNING EQUATION? The embattled internet brand undergoes a name change.

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Mar 16, 2017 - 10:30 PM

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Kremlin denies involvement after Yahoo cyberattack charges

Mar 16, 2017 - 7:01 PM

As we have said repeatedly there can be absolutely no question of any official involvement by any Russian agency including the FSB in any illegal actions in cyberspace Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells journalists

ON THE HACKS. US Attorney for the Northern District of California Brian Stretch (L), FBI Criminal Cyber, Response and Services Branch Executive Assistant Director Paul Abbate (2R) and Director of the Department of Justice's International Affairs Vaughan Ary with Acting Assistant Attorney General of National Security Mary McCord at the US Department of Justice on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Russia runs up cyber score against U.S. with Yahoo, election hacks

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:14 PM

Russia s hack attacks could make it harder for US president Donald Trump to smooth relations with Moscow amid ongoing probes into the links between his campaign advisors and Moscow

HACKING THE US ELECTIONS AND YAHOO. Russia racks up a string of successful hacks. Donald Trump photo by Mary Schwalm/AFP.

2 Russian spies indicted in massive Yahoo hack

Mar 16, 2017 - 12:03 AM

The indictment links Russia s top spy agency in one of the largest cyberattacks in history

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350-M after data breaches

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Yahoo announces in September that hackers in 2014 stole personal data from more than 500 million of its user accounts It admits another cyber attack in December this one dating from 2013 affecting more than a billion users

SALE PRICE LOWERED. A billboard for the technology company Yahoo is seen August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Yahoo delays sale of core business to Verizon

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:21 AM

The deal with Verizon is thrown into doubt following disclosures of two huge data breaches

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 10, 2017

Jan 10, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Hello Here s a round up of news you need to know this Tuesday

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale

Jan 10, 2017 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED Mayer is expected to remain with Yahoo s core business

In this file photo, President and CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer speaks onstage at Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 LIVE Summit at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Glamour/AFP

Yahoo reveals new hack, this time a billion-plus users

Dec 15, 2016 - 6:54 AM

UPDATED Yahoo says more than a billion users may have had data stolen in a hack dating back to 2013 – separate from its previously disclosed breach affecting 500 million

A billboard for the technology company Yahoo is seen August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Karen Bleier/AFP

Yahoo reveals more details about massive hack

Nov 10, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Revelations may affect the company s pending multi billion dollar acquisition by US telco giant Verizon

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Sep 23, 2016 - 6:44 PM

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500 million accounts stolen, Yahoo confirms

Sep 23, 2016 - 3:37 PM

It is history s biggest data breach from a single site according to one database

BIG BREACH. Yahoo encourages users to change their password in light of the massive data breach.

Yahoo announces deal to sell core assets for $4.8B to Verizon

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:50 PM

3rd UPDATE The acquisition expected to close in early 2017 will exclude Yahoo s cash certain patent holdings and its big share in China s Alibaba Group and stake in Yahoo Japan

The Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo studies bids for assets as losses mount

Jul 19, 2016 - 8:40 PM

Yahoo s loss in the second quarter of 2016 widens to 440 million amid speculation about efforts to sell its main assets

epa05249028 (FILE) A file picture dated 20 August 2015 shows Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. According to reports on 08 April 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. is ready to make a bid for Yahoo Inc.'s Web business next week. Google is likewise weighing the possibility of seeking to acquire Yahoo's core business, media said. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

A eulogy for the old Yahoo! Messenger

Jun 16, 2016 - 4:57 PM

In memory of our old slightly forgotten soon to be retired friend Yahoo Messenger here are a few of its features that have endeared it to thousands if not millions of Filipinos like me

Legacy Yahoo Messenger client to be phased out August 5

Jun 11, 2016 - 9:02 PM

The company will instead continue to focus its efforts on the new version of Messenger with a goal of delivering the best experience to our users

THE NEW YAHOO MESSENGER. This version of the app will become standard on August 5. Screen shot from Messenger.Yahoo.com

Yahoo, Microsoft, Google emails among 272M stolen accounts

May 05, 2016 - 12:50 AM

Approximately 40 million of the stolen credentials are Yahoo accounts while 33 million are from Microsoft s Hotmail and 24 million are from Gmail

Yahoo staves off proxy war in board deal with hedge fund

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:26 PM

The deal could give Mayer and Yahoo management some breathing room as they study strategic options for a possible sale

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo logs loss as it courts potential buyers

Apr 20, 2016 - 4:54 PM

The company reports a net loss of 99 million in the first quarter compared with a 21 million profit a year earlier

MARISSA MAYER. A file picture dated January 22, 2014 of Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo, during a panel session on the first day of the 44th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. File photo by Laurent Gillieron/EPA

Yahoo to report earnings while wooing bidders

Apr 19, 2016 - 5:43 PM

Consensus among analysts is that Yahoo revenue and earnings per share for the recently ended quarter will show double digit percentage drops from the same period a year earlier

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Indonesia eyes taxes from Facebook, Twitter, Google

Apr 07, 2016 - 6:11 PM

Google Yahoo Facebook and Twitter previously paid less taxes in Indonesia as representative offices but have recently been incorporated

Timeline Twitter. Foto oleh Lex Van Lieshout/EPA

Pemerintah terus kejar perusahaan asing pengemplang pajak

Apr 07, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Faktanya banyak perusahaan digital asing yang sudah lama membuka usaha di Indonesia meraup keuntungan besar namun tak membayar pajak

Menteri Keuangan Bambang Brodjonegoro (tengah) didampingi Dirjen Pajak Ken Dwijugiasteadi (kanan) dan Kepala Kanwil DJP Jakarta Khusus Muhammad Haniv (kiri) memberikan keterangan pers di Kantor Pusat Ditjen Pajak, Jakarta, Rabu, 6 April. Foto oleh Reno Esnir/ANTARA

Yahoo sets deadline for buyers to present preliminary bids – report

Mar 29, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Yahoo asks potential suitors what assets they are interested in how they would finance such acquisitions and what terms would have to be met on their end the Wall Street Journal reports quoting people familiar with the matter

epa04890818 Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Activist fund seeks to replace Yahoo board

Mar 24, 2016 - 9:47 PM

In an open letter to Yahoo shareholders Starboard Value LP says it would nominate 9 highly qualified directors to the company s board following a threat made last year to do so if it was unsatisfied with the pace of change

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo launches eSports arena to win video game fans

Mar 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The Internet pioneer says it will cover eSports from every angle

Yahoo opens door to deal, unveils big job cuts

Feb 03, 2016 - 6:32 PM

Yahoo says it is launching an aggressive strategic plan to simplify the company narrowing its focus on areas of strength to better fuel growth

YAHOO. A file photo dated August 20, 2015 showing Yahoo! Corporate headquarters and campus with their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA. Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Europe court: Employers can monitor workers' online chats

Jan 13, 2016 - 6:25 PM

Talking about personal matters online while at work? European firms are allowed to check court says

Yahoo to keep Alibaba, spin off core business

Dec 10, 2015 - 10:11 AM

The decision marks a U turn on a previous plan to spin off Yahoo s vast holdings in e commerce giant Alibaba which could have exposed it to a huge tax bill

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo board to discuss sale of core business –report

Dec 02, 2015 - 10:36 AM

The tech giant will decide on whether to spin off its stake in Alibaba or sell its core business

CORE BUSINESS SALE? Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Yahoo to reshape itself again, after weak results

Oct 21, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Yahoo releases its quarterly results and at the same time unveils a partnership with Google which will take over some of the search and advertising operations for users on Yahoo websites and apps

YAHOO. Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, 20 August 2015. File Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Digital marketing agency PurpleClick Philippines launches

Sep 30, 2015 - 1:13 PM

PurpleClick Philippines a joint venture between PurpleClick of Singapore and Hatchd Digital in the Philippines launches with a bevy of social media and marketing experts sharing their knowledge and insights

PURPLECLICK PHILIPPINES. Kriss Channe, PurpleClick Media CEO; Ken Lingan, Google Philippines Country Manager; Piccina Alvarez, PurpleClick Philippines CEO; Lianne Dehaye, Facebook Southeast Asia Manager for Small Medium Businesses; and Rueben Vijaratnam, Yahoo! Southeast Asia Manager for Partnership & Strategy introduce PurpleClick Philippines in this photo taken September 29, 2015

IN PHOTOS: #LoveWins from NYC to San Francisco

Jul 01, 2015 - 8:00 PM

LGBT FilAms celebrate with their American counterparts on Pride Day

The LGBT Pride March in California, USA on June 28, 2015. Photo by Ben Molina/Rappler

Yahoo shutting down China office

Mar 20, 2015 - 8:40 AM

Yahoo confirms the closure but doesn t specify how many employees will be affected

SHUTTING DOWN. Staff members stand at the reception desk of the Yahoo research and development office in Beijing, China, 19 March 2015. Photo by Wu Hong/EPA

Yahoo introduces on-demand passwords

Mar 16, 2015 - 4:29 PM

The new feature will let users log in to their accounts using a password that the company will generate and text to the user

Firefox browsers switch to Yahoo for online search

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:52 PM

Mozilla Firefox switches search engines and signs a 5 year deal with Yahoo for it to become Firefox s default search engine in the US

SEARCH ENGINE. Mozilla switches search engines for its Firefox browser in the US. Image from Mozilla.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

Sep 12, 2014 - 8:28 AM

At one point the US government threatened an imposition of US 250 000 a day if Yahoo refused to comply with the government s requests

TRANSPARENCY. Background image from Wikipedia.

Yahoo brushes up its e-commerce for small business

Aug 15, 2014 - 11:46 AM

The move can help Yahoo regain a foothold in online retailing in a market expected to grow to 304 billion this year

E-COMMERCE REIMAGINED. Yahoo announces on August 14 the relaunch of its e-commerce platform, which allows small businesses to easily set up online retailing. Image from Shutterstock

Kris Aquino focusing on sons, not love life

Jul 20, 2014 - 3:53 PM

The TV host and actress has a lot on her plate as well with a movie Feng Shui 2 on the way

In Photos: Vice, Vhong, Kris and more at the Yahoo Celebrity Awards 2014

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:34 AM

Bamboo and Sarah perform a surprise number Gary V and Gab rock the house and Vice Ganda stands out in a show stopping outfit with matching hair to boot

FULL LIST: Winners at the 2014 Yahoo Celebrity Awards

Jul 18, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Stars dazzle on the red carpet at this year s awards show Who took home the top prizes?

Yahoo buys video streaming startup RayV

Jul 12, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Yahoo has been shedding its online search engine past in favor of a future as a venue for premier digital content and services particularly aimed at smartphones and tablet computers

NOW STREAMING. Yahoo is focusing on ramping up its offerings for streaming video live or on demand. Image from Shutterstock

Obama meets Internet bosses on spying

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:44 AM

Officials say executives at the meeting include Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook Reed Hastings of Netflix Drew Houston of Dropbox Alexander Karp of Palantir and Aaron Levie of Box

Yahoo buying binge continues with Vizify takeover

Mar 06, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Yahoo has bought over two dozen startups since former Google exec Marissa Mayer took the helm 2 years ago

BUYING BINGE. Yahoo takes over Vizify, the latest in its string of acquisitions over the past 2 years. Michael Nelson/EPA

Yahoo Mail accounts breached with stolen passwords

Jan 31, 2014 - 8:52 AM

A malicious computer program armed with Yahoo Mail passwords and usernames entered accounts to get names and addresses from messages

SECURITY BREACH. Hackers slipped into an unspecified number of accounts to loot information using stolen passwords. Martial Trezzini/EPA

Yahoo takes hit, revenue drop overshadows profit rise

Jan 29, 2014 - 6:38 AM

CEO Marissa Mayer: I m encouraged by Yahoo s performance in the fourth quarter and 2013 overall

REVENUE DOWN, PROFIT UP. A person views the new Yahoo! company logo on the Yahoo! page in Los Angeles, California, USA, 04 September 2013. Michael Nelson/EPA

US, tech firms agree on spy agency data disclosure

Jan 28, 2014 - 9:35 AM

Attorney General Eric Holder and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the companies would now be allowed to disclose figures on consumer accounts requested

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP