All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yahoo Mail’

Yahoo Mail Brings Back Tabs, Tries To Ease Tensions With Users

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 been a big one. After a lengthy service outage disaster, users could certainly use some good news. Yahoo’s Jeff Bonforte …

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Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them

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 how its PR department handled the situation. Late on Friday, CEO Marissa Mayer took to the Yahoo corporate blog to …

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The Yahoo Mail Woes Only Continue

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 Mail? Let us know in the comments. The latest round of problems have been going on since at least Monday, …

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Microsoft Adds New Gmail Import Feature To Outlook.com In Hopes Of Stealing Away Users

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. Interestingly enough, there aren’t nearly as many people complaining about Gmail these days as are complaining about Yahoo Mail, despite …

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Not Even Yahoo Employees Want To Use Yahoo Mail

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 employees have been refusing to use it. Are you a Yahoo Mail user? Have you taken issue with recent …

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Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1

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 option to encrypt all data flow to and from Yahoo by that same time. She also said that the company …

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Yahoo Mail Gets ‘Very Serious’ About Security

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 has not been making the best headlines in the realms of Yahoo Mail or security lately, but now, they’ve …

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Yahoo Mail Gets Another Redesign (Already)

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 in the comments. It would seem like a refresh is just what Yahoo Mail needed after all the backlash over …

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Yahoo Is Removing Email Addresses From People’s Contacts

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, which said: Yahoo! wants to make sure your address book is filled with the most current and valid emails to …

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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 thing for years. It also turns out that there have been similar security issues there as well. Back in June, …

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Security Vet: Yahoo’s Email ‘Scheme’ Was ‘Downright Reckless’

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 drew a fair amount of criticism from security experts and journalists, including the guy from Wired that who was famously …

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Is Yahoo Doing Enough To Protect Sensitive Emails?

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 a recent move by Yahoo to give other users your old email address. Do you think Yahoo’s email address recycling …

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