Yahoo says 2013 data breach affected all 3 billion of its user accounts

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 October 2017

Apparently the initial estimates from its 2013 data breach were greatly misreported, with all 3 billion Yahoo user accounts said to be affected. FULL STORY >


Verizon is merging Yahoo and AOL to create Oath

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 April 2017

Say hello to Oath, a Verizon subsidiary company that merges Yahoo and AOL. FULL STORY >


Yahoo says 2014 state-sponsored hack breached 500 million accounts

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 23 September 2016

Possibly including names, email addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth, Yahoo confirms it suffered a state-sponsored data breach in late 2014, affecting an estimated 500 million users. FULL STORY >


Yahoo confirms 11 April deadline for preliminary bids of core web business

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 29 March 2016

Following reports that it would be selling off core parts of its business, Yahoo sets 11 April deadline for the submission of preliminary bids for its core web business. FULL STORY >


Yahoo reportedly considering selling off parts of its core business

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 December 2015

According to The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo is seriously considering the sale of its key business assets in an attempt to safeguard the company's long-term future. FULL STORY >


Michael Fassbender teased in Assassin's Creed movie outfit

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 August 2015

Yahoo gets exclusive first look at Michael Fassbender as Callum Lynch for the Assassin's Creed film, with shooting set to begin in September. FULL STORY >


Yahoo! debuts new look for Flickr 4.0

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 May 2015

Now with an iOS and Instagram-inspired redesign, as well as added camera features, Yahoo! unveils the newly styled look for Flickr 4.0. FULL STORY >


Community Season 6 now avenging

By Staff Writer 4 March 2015

Zany comedy series Community is back for another season and with a trailer that sends up Age of Ultron. FULL STORY >


Geek News Highlights - The Gaining Velocity Edition

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 2 July 2014

This week's Geek News features the fourth edition of the Gaining Velocity comic anthology, trailer for war-drama Fury and an app that channels your inner Hodor from GoT. FULL STORY >


NSA mining contacts en masse

By Ryan Noik 15 October 2013

The National Security Agency, it has been revealed, has been garnering contacts from webmail and instant messaging services globally. FULL STORY >


Yahoo shuts down Mail Classic

By Ryan Noik 3 June 2013

Yahoo! has dropped a seemingly innocuous clanger, announcing that long time users of Yahoo! Classic have little choice but to upgrade and accept the company's policies if they want to retain their email. FULL STORY >


Flickr receives extreme makeover

By Ryan Noik 21 May 2013

Flickr has received a substantial makeover as well as an increased free storage capacity to a generous 1 TB. FULL STORY >


Yahoo acquires Tumblr

By Ryan Noik 20 May 2013

It's official - Yahoo! has acquired Tumblr for a hefty sum exceeding a billion dollars. The question is, what does it mean for both the behemoth and the six year old start-up? FULL STORY >


NTP ends patent lawsuits against 13 tech firms

By Hanleigh Daniels 24 July 2012

NTP has ceased its patent lawsuits against some of the biggest players in tech via a patent licensing agreement. FULL STORY >


Yahoo shakeup results in new interim CEO and new chairman of the board

By Ryan Noik 14 May 2012

Yahoo has announced its interim chief executive officer, Ross Levinsohn, following the scandal shrouded departure of its former CEO, Scott Thompson. FULL STORY >

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