Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

More than a dozen landmarks across the US and Canada will light up to promote next week's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.

Yahoo bolsters local search with Zofari app

Yahoo said Tuesday it was bolstering its local search capabilities by absorbing the team from the smartphone recommendation app Zofari.

After Google, Yahoo set to bring end-to-end encrypted emails by 2015

Yahoo Chief Information security officer Alex Stamos announced on Thursday that users will soon have the option to send end-to-end encrypted emails next year, enabled via a browser plugin.

Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users` messages, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Google under fire from regulators on EU privacy ruling

Google`s handling of "right to be forgotten" requests from European citizens came under fire by regulators after the search engine firm restricted the removal of Internet links to European sites only, a person familiar with the matter said.

China lashes out at Google, Apple for `cyber-spying`

China has reportedly blasted several US tech giants for allegedly stealing their state secrets, suggesting that the companies be severely punished and that new rules be put in place.

Tech giants contend for transparency following US govt gag orders

High profile tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo have contended for transparency against the US government gag orders that forbid them from revealing the kind of national security information they receive.

Yahoo to update, personalize mail app for iPhone

Yahoo has chosen to update its mail application for iPhone, creating new tabs for a personalized user experience.

Yahoo admits taking additional security measures to encrypt data

Yahoo has reportedly revealed that it has taken additional security measures in order to protect the data it handles and is also planning to encrypt additional services like Yahoo Messenger.

Yahoo partners with Yelp to bring local data in search results

Yahoo has reportedly partnered with online urban guide operator and business review site, Yelp, to bring local data to its search experience.

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 to stop user access of services with Facebook, Google Ids

Yahoo Inc will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook Inc or Google Inc credentials.

UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: Report

Britain`s communications spy agency GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

Yahoo buys smartphone diary-app maker Wander

Yahoo on Tuesday added the startup behind smartphone visual diary-app Days to its list of acquisitions as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to pump new life into the aging Internet pioneer.

Yahoo teams up with Yelp to bolster local search results

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

Yahoo has `no plans` to update Flickr for Windows Phone

Yahoo has reportedly announced that it has no plans to update its Flickr app for Windows Phone, as the company intends to `prioritize` on its other efforts.

Yahoo services face temporary outage

Yahoo`s services were reportedly hit owing to technical glitches, which made the Internet giant`s homepage, Yahoo Weather, Yahoo Mail and Flickr unavailable to users for a short time.

Yahoo going back to basics to boost search tech

Yahoo is reportedly directing its focus back on algorithmic search and search advertising, tech site, Recode, has revealed.

Yahoo acquires browser based game creation engine Cloud Party

ahoo has reportedly acquired a browser based game creation engine called the Cloud Party.

Tumblr faces outage for several hours

Yahoo-owned blogging network, Tumblr, reportedly experienced extended outage due to what the company called `intermittent errors`.