Choosing a company name for success in digital era: Expert tips

2016-08-05 15:27

Marketing and internet experts provide help in navigating the often-treacherous path to choosing a company name in the digital era.

Daily Mail owner eyes snapping up Yahoo

2016-04-11 08:08

The owner of Britain's Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing US internet company Yahoo

Bosses can snoop on private messages, court rules

2016-01-13 13:33

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that it's not 'unreasonable' for an employer to verify that employees are completing their tasks during working hours.

Yahoo unveils silent video chat app

2015-07-30 16:30

Yahoo has unveiled a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.

Yahoo overhauls Flickr

2015-05-20 07:51

Yahoo has introduced an overhaul of its photo-sharing site, Flickr, including a design that works with client programmes on desktops and apps.

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.


End of era as Yahoo snapped up in R68.6bn deal

2016-07-25 14:29

Verizon has agreed buy Yahoo’s web assets for $4.8bn, ending its two-decade run as an independent business that started at Stanford University.

Yahoo starts shutting down some services

2016-02-19 11:25

The internet company has started shuttering some of its digital magazines as part of the struggling online pioneer's latest reorganisation plan.

Yahoo scraps Alibaba spin-off plan

2015-12-09 15:42

Yahoo scrapped its long-planned spin-off of shares in Alibaba after pressure from investors concerned about the tax risks of the deal.

Yahoo swings to loss as revenues rise

2015-07-23 12:00

Yahoo swung to a loss in the second quarter, but revenues grew as the Internet pioneer refocused its efforts on mobile and other growing sectors.

EU to investigate search engine transparency

2015-04-20 13:40

Internet platforms such as Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! will be the subject of a widespread inquiry by European regulators to determine whether they are transparent enough.

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.

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