Taiwan government investigates Xiaomi on potential cyber security concerns

The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc, China`s leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months. 

Hackers use Yahoo sites to mine Bitcoins

Hackers went on a spree to mine Bitcoins on Yahoo`s service sites last week.

Yahoo begins automatic email encryption to thwart govt snooping

Internet giant Yahoo has reportedly started automatic encryption of emails in a bid to thwart government surveillance as revealed in the controversial NSA leaks.

Yahoo chief apologizes for `frustrating week`

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer posted an apology late Friday for a "frustrating week" experienced by millions of its email service users.

Yahoo blames ongoing email disruption on tricky hardware problem

Yahoo Inc`s email service has been unavailable to some users since Monday night due to a "hardware problem" that the Internet company said has been harder to fix than it expected.

Tech giants call on US to reform surveillance laws

Eight leading US-based technology companies on Monday called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following the revelations of online eavesdropping from fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Yahoo`s top ten `most searched for tech items` in 2013 revealed!

Internet giant Yahoo has reportedly unveiled this year`s top ten `most searched for` tech items list, which has seen Apple as an unrivalled winner once again.

Yahoo vows to encrypt website traffic

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer today said the Internet firm will begin encrypting data to protect users from online snooping.

Yahoo! users give thumbs down to latest email change

Yahoo!`s revamped email service is getting a big, fat thumbs down from users.

Yahoo again tops Google in US Web visitors in Sept

For the third month in a row, more Americans visited Yahoo`s websites than Google`s, according to comScore Inc`s Internet traffic data for September.

Yahoo`s `revamped` email service frustrates users

Yahoo`s so-called `revamped` email service is apparently putting off its users, who are finding the redesigned overall appearance of the service, similar to that of Google`s Gmail.

Yahoo reports 29,000 government data requests

Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company`s global transparency report.

Yahoo shuts down China site following steep drop in popularity

Yahoo has reportedly shut down its Chinese portal for news and community in order to adjust its operations strategy and redirects its users to a site run by Alibaba.

Now, get dream username via Yahoo wish list

Internet Corporation Yahoo is reportedly offering dormant e-mail addresses of its users for reuse through its wish list in which users can list their most desired usernames or email addresses.

Yahoo wins court battle to declassify documents in PRISM case

Internet Corporation Yahoo has won the legal battle for publishing its arguments against the alleged US led NSA Prism programme.

Yahoo to shut establishing search site AltaVista

Internet Corporation, Yahoo is reportedly going to shut down the services of pioneering search site AltaVista on 8 July.

Yahoo was forced by court to obey NSA`s handover request: Report

Internet corporation Yahoo had been reportedly forced into furnishing user data to the US-led NSA`s Prism programme following court orders in 2008.

Yahoo set to introduce upgraded e-mail service

Yahoo users will now have to switch to the search engine`s new e-mail service, which is known to be the second or third most popular on the web.

Tumblr users threaten exodus over Yahoo takeover news

Hours after Yahoo announced its acquisition of Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars, the latter`s users have started posting threats about exiting from the site.

Yahoo revamps Flickr, offers free terabyte storage

After acquiring Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars, Yahoo has announced major changes to its photo sharing service Flickr.