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Rob Enderle
Google Pixel 2: 8/10ths of an Apple-Killer Strategy
10/09/17 10:58 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1778 Words

It is interesting to note that Google effectively took out Yahoo the same way -- but, in that case, it wasn't even apparent that it was a goal. It seemed to happen more because of Yahoo's suicidal strategy than Google's competitive effort.

Richard Adhikari
5 Ways Etailers Can Make Online Shoppers Feel Safe
11/08/17 12:01 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 664 Words

That pales in comparison to the earlier Yahoo breaches, which affected more than 1 billion accounts.

However, those incidents may be just the tip of a very large iceberg, as reports of data breaches just keep on coming.

Data Breach Disillusionment...

John P. Mello Jr.
Taking the News Out of Facebook's News Feed Could Hurt Publishers
10/25/17 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 767 Words

Back in 2012, The Guardian , The Washington Post , Yahoo, Digg and other media outlets launched the Social Reader, a Facebook app designed to assist users in sharing news with their friends and family.

At first, the app drove...

Rob Enderle
The New iPhones: Apple's Strangely Wrongheaded Pivot
09/18/17 10:50 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2086 Words

Microsoft had a similar event when Steve Ballmer tried and failed to buy Yahoo, and it never really recovered during Steve's tenure as CEO. Cook is to Jobs what Ballmer was to Gates, and I remain concerned that Apple is on the...

John P. Mello Jr.
First Impressions: iPhone X Garners Lots of Cautious Thumbs Up
09/13/17 3:16 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 920 Words

"This phone gives you the jumbo screen size of a Plus model into the compact body size of the non-Plus iPhones," wrote David Pogue for Yahoo Finance.

"That's a big, big deal for anyone who loves the features of the Plus...

Richard Adhikari
Yahoo Ropes In Gmail
12/14/15 10:13 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 637 Words

... Yahoo last week announced that it had integrated Gmail with the online version of Yahoo Mail, just two months after integrating Outlook.com, Hotmail and AOL Mail in a major redesign. It also has integrated Gmail support in Yahoo Mail for Android 5.1...

Rob Spiegel
Few Doors Remain Open for Yahoo
09/08/11 12:36 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 848 Words

... the firing of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz this week, the board is exploring a possibility of a sale, according to The Wall Street Journal , and intends to hire bankers for advice. In coming months, there may be a sale of Yahoo's...

Katherine Noyes
Facebook Quickens Yahoo's Pulse
06/07/10 11:40 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 693 Words

... this week, people who use both Yahoo and Facebook can link their accounts and share updates with friends across both networks, Yahoo announced on Monday. Representing the next phase of a partnership Yahoo forged with the social networking site last December, the...

Richard Adhikari
Yahoo Gives Itself a Social Makeover
04/25/08 1:45 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 991 Words

... Yahoo wants to tie all its various services together so each user needs to log in just once to access and manage its services, and will be able to do so from one central site . To do this, it is rewiring...

Keith Regan
Yahoo's Yang Swings Ax Amid 'Headwinds,' Profit Dive
01/30/08 11:30 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1015 Words

... the wake of a fourth-quarter report that showed a drop in profits and an outlook that disappointed investors, Yahoo said Tuesday it will cut 1,000 workers from its payroll as CEO Jerry Yang attempts to reinvigorate the portal he cofounded. Yahoo's fourth...

Kirk L. Kroeker
Yahoo Updates Messenger, Expands Services Integration
04/27/04 8:06 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 962 Words

... Yahoo yesterday announced a new public beta version of its Yahoo Messenger application. Leading the instant-messaging industry in time spent per user, at least according to recent reports, the latest version of Yahoo Messenger introduces several new features and deeper integration with...

Mike Baukes
Yahoo and the Year of Living Dangerously
01/20/17 12:22 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 1187 Words

... there is a lesson to be drawn from Internet search giant Yahoo's hellish past year, it is a grimly illustrative one: Never assume a cybersecurity disaster can't get worse. Last September, the Internet portal disclosed that it had suffered the most...

Peter Suciu
Yahoo Deal Could Put Verizon in Google and Facebook's League
07/25/16 11:56 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 943 Words

Verizon Communications on Monday announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately US$4.83 billion in cash. The deal, which comes on the heels of Verizon's $4.4 billion AOL purchase last year, will allow it...

Richard Adhikari
Yahoo Spins in Reverse
12/09/15 1:16 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 681 Words

The stock of the newly formed company will be distributed pro rata to Yahoo shareholders, resulting in two separate publicly traded companies.

Concern about the market's perception of tax risk is one of the factors that led to the suspension of the...

Quinten Plummer
Yahoo May Be on Road to Oblivion
12/03/15 1:22 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 822 Words

... for discussion at Yahoo's next board of directors meeting is the sale of its Bing-powered search , longstanding mail service, aggregator-propped news platform, and the rest of the company's Internet business, according to reports that surfaced this week. The possible spinoff...

Erika Morphy
Restless Shareholders Pelt Mayer With Yahoo Merger Proposals
10/01/14 4:08 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 642 Words

Alternative Investment Management this weekend sent a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, urging her to consider merging with SoftBank, according to a Bloomberg report. That request came a few days after Starboard Value sent Mayer a missive recommending that Yahoo acquire AOL.

Richard Adhikari
Yahoo Issues Security Sitrep
04/03/14 2:05 PM PT | TechNewsWorld | 633 Words

... has announced a new effort to upgrade its security, in the wake of a torrent of breaches and hacker attacks over recent months. Yahoo's plans include encryption of data in motion, enabling HTTPS encryption, and implementing the latest in security best...

Rachelle Dragani
Yahoo Cashes Out of Alibaba
05/21/12 11:01 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 666 Words

... Yahoo will sell half its stake in Chinese e-commerce heavyweight Alibaba back to the company for about US$7.1 billion, setting in motion a deal that will send cash toward Yahoo shareholders. The deal will take place in multiple stages. First, Alibaba will...

Rob Spiegel
Yahoo Rumblings Pick Up
12/01/11 12:24 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 630 Words

... chatter around a Yahoo deal increased on Tuesday and Wednesday as potential buyers and investors starting lining up. It appears Yahoo will be considering a deal to acquire a minority stake in the company by year's end, according to The Wall Street...

Rachelle Dragani
Microsoft and Yahoo: Will They or Won't They?
10/06/11 11:10 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 855 Words

... corporate shake-ups at Yahoo and anonymous insider reports to various media outlets added fuel to the fiery rumors that Microsoft is eyeing an acquisition of the search engine. Though Microsoft reportedly denied assertions that it was looking into buying Yahoo, the search...

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