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Yahoo confirms data breach, more than half a billion accounts compromised

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Hackers backed by an anonymous foreign government had breached into more than 500 million Yahoo accounts, the company officially confirmed on Thursday. With almost half a billion accounts compromised, it makes it one of the largest data breaches of the Internet age. Yahoo said...

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft now won’t show sex determination ads

Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft have agreed to the Supreme Court orders of blocking sex determination ads. The Government of India has handed over a list of 42 phrases which would not yield search results online. This came after the Supreme Court of India held Google,...

Yahoo Mail rolls out 2016 Rio Olympics medal counter, live news and stationeries

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Yahoo has rolled out several new updates to Yahoo Mail on the occasion of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. To experience these new updates, you need to access the Yahoo Mail via Windows or Mac desktop. As part of the new update, you will...

New Yahoo Messenger desktop app hands-on: Unsend button, animated GIFs, more

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Yahoo has decided to terminate its two-decade old Messenger desktop software from August 5. This means that if you are using the legacy Yahoo Messenger, it will not work from August 5. To continue to work Yahoo Messenger from August 5, you should download the...

Yahoo to discontinue support for old messenger application from August 5

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Yahoo announced through a blog post on June 10 that it will be discontinuing support for its traditional Yahoo Messenger desktop application from August 5, 2016. Users will be able to continue using Yahoo’s integrated chat services through their mailbox, on the web as well...

Yahoo and Mindshare release their ‘Mobile Customer Journey-2016’ Results

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Yahoo and Mindshare jointly performed a market analysis called the “Mobile Customer Journey-2016” and announced their results. The study identifies different categories of mobile users including frequent travelers. It also highlights the role of mobile devices and consumer packaged goods on their purchase decisions. The...

Now chat in Hindi on updated Yahoo Messenger app

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Yahoo has released an updated version of its Messenger app with support for the Hindi language in addition to a couple of improvements behind the scene. As of now, Hindi support is only available for Android platform with the availability of Chinese, French, German,...

Yahoo will shut down LiveText, Games and more

Yahoo has decided to shut down few of its products such as LiveText, Yahoo Games, Yahoo Astrology, and more. The recent blog post on Tumblr reveals Yahoo outlined a plan for simplifying the business and focusing on strengths across seven core consumer products during its last...

Digital advertising platforms will be subjected to taxation, Govt. to levy 6% tax on online ads

Digital advertising platforms the likes of Google, Yahoo and Facebook will now be subjected to taxation. The government describes it as an indirect tax, but the development is likely to establish a stage for taxation of cross-border digital transactions which will drive advertiser’s costs...

Five Things in the Tech Industry that are likely to die in 2016

Tech is an interesting beast. It’s always evolving and always bringing new and exciting things into our lives. Unfortunately, that also means that when the new stuff comes in, the old stuff’s got to go. Tech dies almost just as frequently as it’s born,...

New Yahoo Video Guide app for iOS & Android offers universal search across streaming services

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With the new iOS app of Yahoo, users don’t have to waste much time streaming through apps. Yahoo Video Guide allows you to find TV shows and movies that are streaming on more than 30 services and you can search them to stream on...

Yahoo launches Livetext, a new video messaging app for iOS

Yahoo has launched a new messenger app, Livetext for iOS, which allows users to send video messages along with the rich text formats. The app is currently available on Hong Kong iTunes App Store only. And their is no official statement from any of the...

Yahoo Mail accounts at risk; hack attempt compromises security

According to a recent reports, Yahoo has confirmed that some of its email accounts and passwords have been used illegally and unethically by some unknown sources. However, it is yet not confirmed that how many email accounts stand affected. Yahoo has the second...

Yahoo! search gets safer with automatic encryption

There was a lot of buzz surrounding the NSA spying program after details of the program were leaked by former security contractor Edward Snowden, and backed by US president Barack Obama. Following a huge outcry, Mr. President agreed to carry out little reforms by...

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