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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. 

Yahoo says over 1 billion accounts hacked, information stolen

Yahoo says over 1 billion accounts hacked, information stolen

In what may be largest data hack at an email provider, Yahoo says that hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013.

 

PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

PV Sindhu, Dipa Karmakar beat Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni to become 'most searched sportsperson' in India

Badminton ace Sindhu, who won a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics, topped the 'most searched sportsperson” category, ahead of trend-setting gymnast Karmakar.

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.

EU privacy watchdogs warn WhatsApp over information sharing with Facebook, Yahoo

EU privacy watchdogs warn WhatsApp over information sharing with Facebook, Yahoo

European privacy watchdogs said on Friday they had sent letters to WhatsApp over its sharing of information with parent company Facebook and Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and its scanning of customer emails for US intelligence purposes.

Yahoo calls for `transparency` from US spy agencies

Yahoo asked US spy agencies Wednesday to offer public "transparency" about data they make internet companies provide on users and to declassify any secret order served on the company.

Yahoo says working to bring back automatic email forwarding feature

Yahoo says working to bring back automatic email forwarding feature

Users will soon receive an update to the functionality of automatic email forwards, a company spokesperson said.

'Yahoo disables automatic email forwarding feature'

'Yahoo disables automatic email forwarding feature'

Yahoo Inc disabled automatic email forwarding at the beginning of the month, the Associated Press reported, citing several users.

Yahoo scan by US fell under foreign spy law expiring next year: Sources

Yahoo scan by US fell under foreign spy law expiring next year: Sources

A Yahoo operation in 2015 to scan the incoming email of its customers for specific information requested by the U.S. government was authorized under a foreign intelligence law, parts of which will expire next year, two U.S. government officials familiar with the matter said.

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

After Yahoo data breach, some angry users close accounts

Many Yahoo users rushed on Friday to close accounts, some of which they had not used in years, after the internet company announced it suffered one of the world`s largest cyber breaches.

Yahoo pressed to explain huge 'state-sponsored' hack

Yahoo pressed to explain huge 'state-sponsored' hack

Yahoo faced pressure Friday to explain how it sustained a massive cyber-attack -- one of the biggest ever, and allegedly state-sponsored -- allowing hackers to steal data from half a billion users two years ago.

Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts stolen; may be biggest data breach ever

Yahoo confirms 500 million accounts stolen; may be biggest data breach ever

The internet company said that the information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014.

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.

DNA: Analyzing the reasons behind Yahoo's downfall

Analysis of reasons behind downfall of Yahoo. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Yahoo sees $440 million loss, 'progress' on strategic review

Yahoo sees $440 million loss, 'progress' on strategic review

Yahoo said its loss in the second quarter widened to USD 440 million from USD 22 million a year earlier, while offering no definitive news on efforts to sell its core Internet business.

Yahoo to terminate its old Messenger App on August 5

Yahoo to terminate its old Messenger App on August 5

So, after the decided date users still using the app will no longer be able to log in or send messages.

Snapdeal opens data sciences centre in California

Snapdeal opens data sciences centre in California

Mumbai: Online marketplace Snapdeal today said it has established a data sciences centre in San Carlos, California to get top global talent and build high-value solutions.