Yahoo marks 20 years with yodels

2015-03-03 13:55

Yahoo has celebrated its 20th anniversary with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the internet pioneer in the midst of transformation.

Search: Reshaping the world as we know it

2015-02-06 14:02

Can anyone really remember the days before Google? There are youngsters entering tertiary education who have never known a world without the internet.

Goodbye Google, hello Yahoo says Firefox

2014-11-20 07:56

Yahoo will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's web browser in the US, signalling Yahoo's resolve to regain some lost ground.

Yahoo to invest in Snapchat

2014-10-06 13:17

Yahoo is planning to invest into the photo messaging application Snapchat, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Yahoo wins jackpot from Alibaba IPO

2014-09-19 13:45

Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: An early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.

Yahoo brushes up its e-commerce platform

2014-08-15 12:46

Yahoo has announced the re-launch of its e-commerce platform, which allows small businesses to easily set up online retailing.

Govt action needed against cyber threats

2014-08-10 19:27

Alarmed by mounting cyber threats around the world, a growing number of security experts see aggressive government action as the best hope to avert disaster.

Power of Microsoft's Bing an open question

2014-06-20 14:31

Micrsoft's Bing a worthy competitor to Google, as it powers 30% of the internet search market, according to new chief executive Satya Nadella.

Punish Google, Apple, says China media

2014-06-04 12:44

Chinese state media lashed out at Google, Apple and other US technology companies, calling on Beijing "to punish severely the pawns" of the US government.

Yahoo takes hit after Alibaba IPO filing

2014-05-08 10:32

Yahoo shares have tumbled on concerns its stake in Alibaba may be worth less than anticipated, following the Chinese online giant's stock market offering.


Yahoo eyes harvesting ad revenue from other apps

2015-02-20 12:05

The search company is giving away tools to mobile app developers in a move to increase revenue from mobile ads, an area where the tech giant has fallen behind.

How you can fight hackers by being smarter online

2015-01-30 15:30

If you ever talk to IT people – database jockeys, tech support, server caregivers – you will hear some lovely phrases, these phrases refer to the biggest bane of technology systems everywhere.

No user data compromised, says Yahoo

2014-10-07 17:30

Yahoo says some of its servers were breached briefly by hackers, but that the attack was unrelated to the newly discovered Shellshock vulnerability.

Activist investor buys stake in Yahoo

2014-09-28 14:00

Activist investor Starboard Value LP has acquired a significant stake in Yahoo and urged the Internet company to explore a merger with AOL.

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

2014-09-12 07:51

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250 000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance programme requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security.

Yahoo bolsters local search with Zofari app

2014-08-13 13:26

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

Bill ensures emails, photos won't die

2014-07-17 11:59

A group of influential US lawyers has the answer to the question of what would happen to Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when a person dies.

US forces move into Iraq with security mission

2014-06-17 08:33

Nearly 300 American forces are being positioned in and around Iraq to help secure US assets as President Obama nears a decision on combating fast-moving Islamic insurgents.

Obama popular in tech world, policies less so

2014-05-09 12:40

Silicon Valley recoil at government's data-gathering tactics yet, President Obama remains a popular political figure among wealthy tech leaders who continue to support the Democratic Party.

Alibaba steals Yahoo's thunder ahead of IPO

2014-04-17 10:18

If Yahoo appears back in favour, it can thank Alibaba, the Chinese web giant in which it holds a big stake and that is set for a public stock offering.

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