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Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

Yahoo to be Firefox's default search engine

Yahoo to be Firefox's default search engine

Google has been Firefox's default search engine since 2004, but things are set to change soon. Mozilla and Yahoo have just announced that Yahoo will be Firefox's default search engine for the next five years.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

According to declassified documents, the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a massive US$250,000 a day fine if it failed to comply with its request for user communications data.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014

Yahoo Fires COO Henrique de Castro Amidst Poor Ad Sales Results

Yahoo Fires COO Henrique de Castro Amidst Poor Ad Sales Results

Amidst lackluster ad sales results, Yahoo's COO Henrique de Castro has been asked to leave the company.

Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013

What is Yahoo Planning to Buy Next?

What is Yahoo Planning to Buy Next?

Yahoo has been quite busy acquiring startups and businesses over the past year, with Tumblr and Summly. Now they may have set their sights on buying a certain image hosting site.

Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Can You Decipher this Internal Yahoo Memo?

Yahoo is trying to get its employees to "eat its own dogfood". A leaked internal memo from Yahoo Senior Vice President of Communications Jeff Bonforte and Chief Information Officer Randy Roumillat shows them trying to convince 75 percent of their staff to switch to Yahoo Mail.

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013

Yahoo Mail Gets New Look for 16th Birthday

Yahoo Mail Gets New Look for 16th Birthday

Yahoo Mail recently received a major update that almost completely changes the way it looks and behaves. The update also brings all users a massive boost in storage capacity to 1TB, as well as Mail Plus features that were only available to Mail Plus users.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013

Yahoo CEO Says Monthly Active Users Up 20%, Over 350 Million Users on Mobile

Yahoo CEO Says Monthly Active Users Up 20%, Over 350 Million Users on Mobile

At Techcrunch Disrupt, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is optimistic for the company, revealing that monthly active users are up 20% and that the company is on the right track.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Yahoo Releasing Inactive Usernames

Yahoo Releasing Inactive Usernames

Yahoo has just announced that its stockpile of dormant usernames is ready to be released. Users who have successfully signed up for a dormant Yahoo username will be notified from today on.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013

Get the Yahoo! Email You've Always Wanted - Maybe

Get the Yahoo! Email You've Always Wanted - Maybe

As previously announced, Yahoo is freeing up Yahoo email IDs which have been inactive for at least 12 months. If there's a Yahoo email address you've always been pining for, head over to wishlist.yahoo.com. If you're first in line, Yahoo will email you a link to claim it in mid-August.

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