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Yahoo Mail Desktop Adds Personalized News Stream

Yahoo Mail Desktop Adds Personalized News Stream

By Chris Crum December 10, 2014

Yahoo announced the launch of a personalized, real-time news stream with news summaries in the desktop version of Yahoo Mail. This was made available on the mobile version earlier this year. The stream includes top stories across different categories, with …

Yahoo Explains How It's Becoming More Secure Yahoo Explains How It's Becoming More Secure

Last fall, Yahoo announced that it would turn on SSL/HTTPS encryption for Yahoo Mail this year, which it did in January. The following month, they added it to Tumblr. Yahoo has now posted an update on its ongoing encryption efforts. …

Yahoo Warns Users Of Big Yahoo Mail Hack Attempt Yahoo Warns Users Of Big Yahoo Mail Hack Attempt
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Yep, time for another announcement about an issue with Yahoo Mail. Yahoo announced that it identified a “coordinated effort” to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts, though it didn’t say how many. As others have pointed out it must …

Yahoo Mail Adds Default HTTPS As Promised Yahoo Mail Adds Default HTTPS As Promised
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Yahoo announced back in October that it would turn on SSL/HTTPS encryption for Yahoo Mail by default for all of its users starting on January 8th. The company has now announced that it has indeed done so. “Yahoo is fully …

What Was Worse In 2013 - Yahoo Or YouTube? What Was Worse In 2013 - Yahoo Or YouTube?
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Google and Yahoo are two of the biggest tech firms around. They service millions of users everyday with products ranging from email and search to video and news. In 2013, they also became some of the most hated companies in …

Yahoo Mail Is Bringing Back Tabs Yahoo Mail Is Bringing Back Tabs
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Yahoo appears to be trying to win back a shred of favorability with Yahoo Mail users, announcing that it is bringing back its tabs feature. There have been numerous gripes with Yahoo’s recent redesigns, and the lack of tabs has …

Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues
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As reported last week, the Yahoo Mail woes continued with a massive wave of outages resulting in a lot of angry users (as if there weren’t enough of them already). The company also took some flak in the media for …

The Yahoo Mail Woes Only Continue The Yahoo Mail Woes Only Continue
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People are becoming increasingly frustrated with Yahoo Mail, and it’s no longer simply about the recent redesigns it has forced on users. Now, it’s experiencing actual service disruptions, and lengthy ones at that. Have you experienced any issues with Yahoo …

Microsoft Adds Gmail Import Feature To Outlook.com Microsoft Adds Gmail Import Feature To Outlook.com
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Microsoft announced a new feature for Outlook.com aimed at making it easier for users to import their Gmail accounts. As you may know, much of Microsoft’s “Scroogled” efforts have slung mud at Gmail, in hopes of gaining more Outlook.com users. …

Not Even Yahoo Employees Want To Use Yahoo Mail Not Even Yahoo Employees Want To Use Yahoo Mail
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You know how everybody has been complaining about Yahoo Mail since they redesigned it (and then complaining more since they redesigned it again)? It would seem that it’s not just Yahoo Mail users that aren’t big on the product. Even …

Yahoo To Encrypt All Data By End Of Q1 Yahoo To Encrypt All Data By End Of Q1
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on Monday that the company plans to have all information that moves between its data centers (meaning data from all Yahoo products) encrypted by the end of Q1 2014. It will also offer users an …

Yahoo Mail Gets 'Very Serious' About Security Yahoo Mail Gets 'Very Serious' About Security
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Update: A Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews, “In addition to making https a default feature by January 2014 for all Yahoo Mail users, we plan to implement 2048-bit encryption keys, which will provide our users with a further layer of security.” …

Yahoo Mail Gets Another Redesign Yahoo Mail Gets Another Redesign
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Yahoo has launched another major redesign of Yahoo Mail. This isn’t incredibly surprising, given that the last one didn’t go over all that well with users. Yahoo Mail user? What do you think of the new design? Let us know …

Yahoo Removes Email Addresses From Users' Contacts Yahoo Removes Email Addresses From Users' Contacts
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Yahoo has been removing contacts from Yahoo Mail users’ contacts lists without the consent of these users. We received an email about it from one angry user this morning. The user included a message they received from Yahoo Customer Care, …

Apparently Microsoft Recycles Email Addresses Too Apparently Microsoft Recycles Email Addresses Too

Yahoo has been making headlines in recent weeks thanks to an account recycling program it implemented recently, and the apparent security issues that have come along with it. It turns out that Microsoft has pretty much been doing the same …

Yahoo Recycled Email Address Plan Bashed Again Yahoo Recycled Email Address Plan Bashed Again
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Yahoo continues to come under fire over its recycling of old email addresses and user IDs. Back in June, the company announced its plans to give old, inactive IDs to current users who wanted better email addresses. Immediately, the plan …

Is Yahoo Doing Enough To Protect Sensitive Emails? Is Yahoo Doing Enough To Protect Sensitive Emails?
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If you used to be a Yahoo Mail user, but stopped using it in favor of another service a year ago or more, there’s a chance that sensitive emails meant for you are being delivered to other people thanks to …