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Yahoo Said To Be Eyeing Imgur Acquisition (Imgur: No Story Here) Yahoo Said To Be Eyeing Imgur Acquisition (Imgur: No Story Here)

Update: When asked for comment, a spokesperson for Imgur tells us, “There really isn’t any story there.” Yahoo is reportedly trying to buy Imgur. At least it has been trying. It’s unclear whether or not the two companies are still …

Yahoo Acquires Yet Another Company In QuikIO (Sort Of) Yahoo Acquires Yet Another Company In QuikIO (Sort Of)

Yahoo, apparently trying to see how many it can squeeze in before the end of the year, has acquired yet another company (sort of). The company this time is QuikIO, not to be confused with Qwiki, which Yahoo acquired back …

Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance
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AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined together to urge the U.S. government to reform government surveillance laws and practices. The companies have set up a website called Reform Government Surveillance, where they outline five principles, …

Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Two million user passwords from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites were reportedly stolen and posted online. Daniel Chechik at Spider Labs posted about the findings, which is actually a follow-up to a June post about the Pony …

Yahoo Acquires Ptch (How Many Acquisitions Can Yahoo Squeeze In This Year?) Yahoo Acquires Ptch (How Many Acquisitions Can Yahoo Squeeze In This Year?)

Yahoo must be trying to see how many acquisitions it can squeeze in before the new year. The company has now added Ptch to its roster. Ptch, backed by DreamWorks Animation, was essentially an Instagram for video before Instagram had …

Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches, Tumblr Blogs Of 2013 Yahoo And Ron Burgundy Reveal Top Searches, Tumblr Blogs Of 2013
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It’s that time of year. Yahoo has released its 2013 Year in Review, and revealed its top searches of the year. They went all out this year with a video featuring Ron Burgundy, Champ Kind and Brian Fantana to introduce …

Yahoo Acquires SkyPhrase For Natural Language Processing Yahoo Acquires SkyPhrase For Natural Language Processing

Yahoo announced today that it has acquired SkyPhrase, a developer of natural language processing technology. The company will become part of Yahoo Labs. “The team of four has built amazing natural language processing technology and we’re excited to welcome them …

Tumblr Continues To Get More Ads Tumblr Continues To Get More Ads

Yahoo didn’t waste any time getting more ads on Tumblr once the acquisition was announced. In May, the company started showing sponsored posts to users on their dashboards on the desktop. Now, in December, they’re getting ready to launch their …

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 …

Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. …

Katie Couric Leaving Television for the Internet?

(image)Katie Couric is reportedly in negotiations to end her contract with ABC News in order to join Yahoo, where she will host a streaming interview show that will be aired on the company’s website. According to an ABC News executive …

Katie Couric Leaving ABC For Yahoo

Rumors recently began circulating that famed news anchor Katie Couric was set to be leaving ABC News for a stint on Yahoo. Sources at E! have now confirmed that the The Hollywood Reporter‘s exclusive announcement is correct. ABC officials have …

Katie Couric Leaving ABC for Yahoo

Katie Couric is reportedly leaving ABC News, where she works as a special correspondent, for Yahoo. The online giant plans to host Katie’s online streaming video interview show. While nothing is yet set in stone, serious negotiations are underway and …

Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books Yahoo Launches Flickr Photo Books

Yahoo has decided to add a new revenue stream to Flickr with the launch of Photo Books, which let users order books comprised of their photos. “Pick your favorite photo set, click on the Photo Book icon, and we’ll automatically …

Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo
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Sony’s PS4 was released on Friday, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will be released exactly a week later. Obviously both consoles have been highly anticipated by gamers, and will compete for their dollars. Yahoo shared some search trend data with us, …

Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1 Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted 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 Is Auctioning Off These ‘Premium’ Domain Names (Stuff Like Sandwich.com And Religious.net) Yahoo Is Auctioning Off These ‘Premium’ Domain Names (Stuff Like Sandwich.com And Religious.net)

Yahoo just announced that it is auctioning off over a hundred “premium” domain names. “When you’re a company that’s been around as long as Yahoo, there are lots of fun things that you stumble across,” says Kevin Kramer, Deputy General …

Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire Yahoo News Gets Yet Another New York Times Columnist With Matt Bai Hire
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Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary …

Yahoo Finance Gets A Web Refresh Yahoo Finance Gets A Web Refresh
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Earlier this week, Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Finance app for the iPhone and iPad. Today, the company follows up that news with the launch of a new web experience for the service. Here’s what that looks …

Yahoo Launches New Yahoo Finance iOS App Yahoo Launches New Yahoo Finance iOS App

Yahoo announced the launch of a new Yahoo Finance app for the iPhone and iPad. The app, of course, follows Yahoo’s ongoing strategy of personalizing content for users, including personalized news and real-time data and insights. “At the center of …

Latest Snowden Leak Reveals How The NSA Hacks Google Latest Snowden Leak Reveals How The NSA Hacks Google
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One of the very first Snowden leaks alerted the world to the existence of PRISM – a program where the NSA is given access to the servers of major tech companies like Google, Yahoo and more. That particular program is …