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Yahoo to change name to Altaba: Key things you should know

Yahoo to change name to Altaba: Key things you should know

The company plans to change its name to Altaba after it turns over its email, websites, mobile apps and advertising tools to Verizon.

Yahoo to change name to Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board after Verizon deal

Yahoo to change name to Altaba, Marissa Mayer to leave board after Verizon deal

Yahoo Inc said Monday that it would rename itself Altaba Inc and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer would step down from the board after the closing of its deal with Verizon Communications Inc. 

Verizon-owned AOL trims jobs ahead of Yahoo buy

Verizon-owned internet firm AOL said Thursday it is trimming jobs as part of a restructuring plan making priorities of mobile, video and data.

Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts

Yahoo hack: Company reveals more details about the attack on users' accounts

Yahoo provided more details on Wednesday about an epic hack of its services, including that the culprits may have planted software "cookies" for ongoing access to users` accounts.

Verizon out to be more than `dumb pipe` with Yahoo buy

Verizon out to be more than `dumb pipe` with Yahoo buy

Verizon is focusing on synergies, not job cuts, with its multi-billion-dollar buy of faded internet star Yahoo, executives said Monday at a TechCrunch Disrupt conference here.

Verizon launches 'connected car' product for older vehicles

The monthly service charge for Verizon`s new product aimed at modernizing older cars is $15, said Erik Goldman, president of Verizon Telematics.

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Verizon offers free iPhone 6 in return for 2-year contract, used phone

Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract.

Mobile wallet rebrands as Softcard

US mobile payments firm Isis has officially changed its name to Softcard, completing the process of distancing itself from a militant Islamic group sometime known by the same acronym.

Isis mobile wallet abandons name to militant group

Mobile wallet service Isis is changing its name to distance itself from an acronym used to refer to militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

Netflix to stop messages that blame Verizon for slow streaming

The messages, which appeared on screen when a video was buffering, were a "small scale test" that will end on June 16, Netflix spokesman Joris Evers said in a post on the company`s blog. But he left open the option that the alerts could resume. "We will evaluate rolling it out more broadly," he said.

Google to launch own wireless network

Google is reportedly planning to launch its own wireless network.

Vodafone, Verizon investors back $130 bn Verizon Wireless deal

"This is the largest single return of value to shareholders in history," Vodafone Chairman Gerard Kleisterlee told the shareholders at a meeting in London.

'India asked Verizon to block access to websites'

India had asked American telecom giant Verizon to block access to certain websites in the country last year, the company has claimed.

Verizon reveals govt. made 320,000 user snoop-data requests in 2013

Mobile carrier Verizon has reportedly said that it received 3,20,000 snoop-data requests about consumers by the US government as part of its mass surveillance programmes.

Verizon reveals 320,000 US data queries in 2013

Verizon today became the first major US telecom carrier to release a "transparency report," and said it received 320,000 data queries last year in the United States alone.

Verizon to publish transparency report disclosing govt.`s `snoop-data` requests

Verizon Communications has reportedly said that it will issue its transparency report disclosing the number of user data requests made by law enforcement agencies in the US and abroad.

Apple iPhone 5S, 5C among top three sellers at major US carriers

Canaccord Genuity analyst T. Michael Walkley said that the latest iPhones have been among the top three sellers at all four major US carriers during the past three months.

'Big data, mobility threats too complex for one co to handle'

Even as companies are beefing up investments to counter attacks on new platforms like cloud and mobility, lack of human capital and increasing sophisticated attacks make it difficult for any one firm to alone address the challenges, technology giant Verizon said.

AT&T buys spectrum from Verizon Wireless in $1.9 billion deal

The spectrum, in the 700 MHz band, covers 42 million people throughout the United States.