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    Verizon is Merging Yahoo and AOL into One Company Called Oath

    After all these years, could Yahoo Mail finally be a thing of the past? Could the same be said for AOL mail, which we keep forgetting still exists? Maybe! Verizon has decided to get hands-on with their newly acquired media companies, fusing them into one new company called…Oath? It’s a strange name (maybe it’s the […]

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    Yahoo Reveals that a 2013 Hack Resulted in Over 1 Billion Compromised Accounts

    When it’s all said and done, Verizon might get Yahoo’s internet properties for a lot less than the originally agreed upon $4.8 billion. After revelations in September of a previously undisclosed hack the compromised 500 million accounts in 2014, Yahoo admitted yesterday that an unrelated security breach in 2013 affected over 1 billion accounts. Yahoo […]

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    Yahoo Messenger Is Shutting Down, and Oil Traders Sound Pretty Bummed About It

    If you’re not a fan of the oil industry, we’ve got great news for you this week — for once, they won’t be getting their way. Now that Yahoo’s internet presence belongs to Verizon, some legacy services aren’t going to survive. One of those is Yahoo Messenger, the long-running instant messaging service that competed with IRC, AOL Instant Messenger, […]

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    The Search is Over – Verizon Buys Yahoo’s Internet Business for $4.8 Billion

    The long, slow march to acquisition is finally over for Yahoo, as an auction started in February has concluded with Verizon coming out on top. It’s been confirmed today that Verizon will pay $4.8 billion for Yahoo’s internet business, which includes their content, advertising platform, and previous acquisitions like Tumblr, in a deal that sees […]

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    Alibaba IPO Goes Public on NYSE Today – But Does it Help Yahoo?

    The biggest tech IPO of the year is from a company you might not have heard of until recently—Alibaba. And, if truth be told, you’re probably not going to hear that much news about Alibaba post-IPO, either—most of the company’s business is done in its home country of China, where it runs an online marketplace, […]

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    Cosmetics Queen Bobbi Brown Joins Yahoo as Editor in Chief of Beauty

    Yahoo keeps on adding to their dream team. After landing Katie Couric and getting former New York Times tech writer David Pogue to lead Yahoo Tech, Yahoo has secured Bobbi Brown as the new editor-in-chief of Yahoo Beauty. Yahoo’s strategy of late seems to be turning their content into digital magazines, offering something for everyone. […]

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    Yahoo to Debut Internet Enhanced TV in 2011, the Beginning of a New Era?

    The first half of 2011 will see Yahoo’s partnered endeavor to create internet enhanced television. Of course this will apply to advertisers, but also to your favorite shows. There are already 100+ apps that can interact with the shows you watch. How long before the shows we watch start watching us? With broadcast interactivity, TV […]