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Why Is Yahoo Reading Your Abandoned Emails?

Yahoo Reading Your Emails
In this day and age, data is currency. The number of data breaches happening in recent times gives testament to the statement. The amount of privacy violations committed by major companies shows that even they realize the importance of their users' data. But right now, it has gone on to an extent where we have to question the ethical...

Happy Birthday David Karp: Yahoo! (YHOO), You Tumblr-d It!

David Karp
David Karp never imagined building "the easiest way to share yourself" platform that supports small bits of every type of media, as an experimental challenge, would win him laurels today.In 2010, this technology keen boy, was among the top 35 innovators in the world in the under-35 age group on the MIT Technology Review TR35 list. And he was...

Can Flickr Revive Itself After Getting Acquired By SmugMug?

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Flickr, the once red-hot online-photo sharing community, withered under the ownership of Yahoo and lost its sheen to close rivals in the market. The pioneering online social platform, that hosted photos long before it became a trend, has teamed up with SmugMug, another professional photo hosting company.SmugMug, an independent, family-owned, subscription-based photo-sharing firm, has bought Flickr for an undisclosed...

Yahoo! – AOL to Cut 2100 More Jobs As Acquisition of Yahoo! By Verizon is Completed

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Bad news for internet giant Yahoo! shows no sign of stopping as it was announced that they would be cutting 15% of their 14,000 personnel workforce across Yahoo and AOL globally. This amounts to as many as 2,100 jobs in total. Yahoo! will be merged with Verizon’s AOL unit and renamed "Oath". This comes after approval of $4.48 billion acquisition of Yahoo's...

Verizon Acquires Yahoo!: Pays Peanuts For The Internet Major Worth $128 Billion Once

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After months of speculations, negotiations, and rounds of meetings, finally Yahoo! is sold. According to WSJ, citing person familiar with the matter, Verizon acquires Yahoo! for $4.8 billion. The board of Yahoo! has also accepted the terms and conditions of the Verizon offer, ending the much-talked auction process for the Internet major that rocked the market once. Verizon Acquires Yahoo!:...

Yahoo! has Tumbled the Market Valuation of Tumblr to One Third

The great drama of Yahoo! seems to be unending. The infamous MaVeNS strategy of Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has failed pathetically to an extent that the company once valued $128 billion is now up for sale. Apparently, the situation is turning from bad to worse as Yahoo’s much-hyped acquisition of Tumblr for a surreal amount of 1.1 billion in 2013 has...

Yahoo Bidding War: Why Does Warren Buffett Want to Board the Sinking Ship?

Warren Buffet to buy Yahoo
The fairytale of Yahoo’s success in its early years is soon to be ending in a tragedy because of a bundle of decisions that backfired for it in the recent past. While it's no secret that the Marissa Mayer, CEO - Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), failed measurably only to get Yahoo! under auction hammer, it's even more interesting to learn...

Millions of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! Email Accounts Hacked: A Reason to Panic?

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Security of billions of internet user's personal information has always been a major concern for stakeholders. In a recent shocking revelation, 272.3 million email accounts were reportedly stolen and  being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert has reported Reuters. Tough, a majority of email service providers have enhanced the security for their customers over the years, yet...

Top 5 Women Who Have Been Instrumental In Shaping Up Today’s Tech Industry !

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As we celebrate the International Women's Day, we bring to you a list of women achievers who with their grit and hard work have carved a niche for themselves in the world of technology. The 21st century is witnessing some major changes, but the biggest revolution is occurring in the social status of women across societies. From a home...

How Marissa Mayer’s MaVeNs Became a Disaster [UPDATED]

Yahoo! up for sale
Update 2: Feb 20, 2016: Yahoo! has officially admitted what was making the buzz on the internet for some time - Yahoo! is up for sale.  The company has formed "Strategic Review Committee of Independent Directors" who would put in their brains to find "strategic alternatives". To make things clear, Yahoo! is all set to field offers which would...

Google Inc. (GOOG) Losing Grip As Share of Website Traffic Shrunk To 31%: Ask, Yahoo, Bing Drive Lower Traffic But Higher Engagement

Website traffic through organic search is one of the major factors which drive online users to brand pages. Although, social media referral traffic is on exuberant rise still significant amount of marketers invest on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) as internet users visiting via organic search are more prone to buy/engage with the website. Search giant Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) undoubtedly...

Happy B’Day Marissa Mayer: 20 Less Known, But Interesting, Facts That Shaped Up Her Life !

Marissa Mayer Happy BDay
From hating being able to memorize formulae and notes and choosing Computer Science in 1993, to topping the Fortune magazine in its annual "40 Under 40" list of business leaders, in September 2013, there is one person who has loved taking risks and solving problems, though calculatingly. She is one of only 20 women running a Fortune 500 company....

Yahoo Teams Up With Vserv.mobi To Tap $4.86 Billion APAC Mobile Advertisement Market !

Yahoo Inc (YHOO) and Mobile ad network Vserve.mobi have acquainted a prudent alliance to aid Yahoo to mobilize its mobile efforts throughout Southeast Asia, in addition to Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Vserv.mobi VP Vikas Gulati said in a statement the deal will rake in “lucrative benefits” for both Yahoo and the advertiser ecosystem. He also said...

“Even The Best Of Champions Need A Coach, So Do Entrepreneurs”: Interview With Sharad Sharma, ex-C.E.O. Yahoo

What are the genes of a successful Entrepreneur?  Really a difficult question to answer; especially when number of case studies on college dropout turn into industry leader are increasing enormously. Sharad Sharma – ex C.E.O. of Yahoo India – now an Executive Council Member, Nasscom believes Entrepreneurship is a skill everyone needs these days –no matter what. And, be it a...

Marissa Mayer Continues To Dent Into Google’s Talent Pool: Is Yahoo-Microsoft 3 Years Alliance Paid Off?

Marissa Mayer joined Yahoo as president and CEO in July of this year after serving Google for 13 years. Marissa is considered as only the hope that could draw up Yahoo on the track. Previously, we anticipated how the new CEO could leverage on her contacts to pull out Google’s talent pool for Yahoo. Today, she promulgated to designate senior...

YouTube Ranked Top Among Online Video Content Properties With 150.2 Million Unique Viewers

Undoubtedly, online video streaming is increasing with galloping pace day-over-day. Now, a significant number of online video content properties are more focused to generate revenue from these contents.  And that's why, video ads are tremendously augmenting everyday to attract the attention of users. According to a recent report from ComScore, 188 million Internet users in the U.S. watched 37.7...

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