Yahoo 2014 Year In Review: Ebola beats celebrities to be the most searched topic
Yahoo 2014 Year In Review: Ebola beats celebrities to be the most searched topic

Yahoo on Thursday announced the 2014 Year In Review, and a look at it shows that the deadly disease Ebola is amongst the most searched topics, leaving behind iPhone 6 and Minecraft, a popular video game by Microsoft.

Yahoo buying binge continues with Vizify takeover

Yahoo on Wednesday added Vizify to the long list of startups it has bought since former Google executive Marissa Mayer took the helm less than two years ago.

Yahoo teams up with Yelp to bolster local search results

Yahoo is reportedly teaming up with Yelp to enhance its local-search results.

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 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 acquires image search and discovery start-up LookFlow

Yahoo has reportedly acquired a California-based startup with technology that incorporates artificial intelligence into a platform for image search and discovery, LookFlow.

Big ad atop Google results points to broken promise

A large ad spied atop Google search results on Wednesday was seen as evidence that the Internet titan was breaking a promise that it would never resort to the tactic.

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 CEO fears defying US spy demands for data could mean prison

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Wednesday said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.

Yahoo unveils new logo

New Yahoo updated its logo with slimmer letters but kept the trademark purple colour and exclamation point.

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.

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.

CEO Marissa Mayer ends Yahoo’s working from home policy

The relatively new CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, has decided she wants her employees showing up to the offices from June, and not just telecommuting from home all the time.

Yahoo Inc overhauls its email service

Yahoo Inc unveiled new changes on Tuesday in a bid to make its email service faster and easier to use.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gives birth to baby boy

Internet firm Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has given birth to a baby boy.

Women in board rooms

The debate on competency versus gender has always been a very interesting one. A woman at the top post of a company makes news twice, once for the top post and other for the woman-in-top-post.