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Yahoo Makes Another Sports-Related Acquisition With Hitpost Yahoo Makes Another Sports-Related Acquisition With Hitpost
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Yahoo has made yet another acquisition. This time it’s Hitpost, the company behind a handful of sports betting and polling apps. The acquisition was first reported by TechCrunch, but now Hitpost says in a message on its homepage: We are …

Solving Yahoo Security Issues Could Get You A Few Pairs Of Socks (With Yahoo’s Old Logo) Solving Yahoo Security Issues Could Get You A Few Pairs Of Socks (With Yahoo’s Old Logo)

Yahoo is not having very good run in the reputation department when it comes to user security. As we’ve reported on several times, the company launched an initiative to recycle some of its old email addresses, handing inactive accounts over …

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

Yahoo Continues Product Refreshes With New Yahoo Maps Yahoo Continues Product Refreshes With New Yahoo Maps
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Yahoo continues to launch redesigns for many of its products. Today it’s Yahoo Maps. The company announced that it is launching a refreshed Yahoo Maps experience for desktop users in the U.S. “The new Yahoo Maps makes it easier to …

Yahoo Adds ‘Not My Email’ Button For Users Getting Other People’s Emails Yahoo Adds ‘Not My Email’ Button For Users Getting Other People’s Emails
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As previously reported, some Yahoo Mail users that took advantage of Yahoo’s recycled email addresses offer have been getting emails intended for the previous account holders. InformationWeek ran an article on Tuesday talking to a handful of people with users …

Yahoo Recycled Email Address Users Are Getting Original Users’ Sensitive Info (Like Where Their Kids Go To School) Yahoo Recycled Email Address Users Are Getting Original Users’ Sensitive Info (Like Where Their Kids Go To School)
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In June, Yahoo announced that it would give away inactive email addresses to users who wanted them. It would take addresses (and Yahoo IDs) that had been inactive for at least a year and reset them, so users with addresses …

Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All Yahoo: Maybe Yahoo Bing Network Isn’t Doing Too Bad After All

Earlier this year things weren’t looking incredibly great for the Yahoo Microsoft search deal. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made comments at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, expressing disappointment with the results. If a blog post from Yahoo today …

Yahoo Launches Newly Redesigned My Yahoo, Wants iGoogle Users To Come Aboard Yahoo Launches Newly Redesigned My Yahoo, Wants iGoogle Users To Come Aboard
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Yahoo announced today that it has launched a new redesigned version of My Yahoo, where users can now get an even more personalized experience. It’s launching on both desktop and mobile. “The refreshed design gives you a sleek, tailor-made starting …

Yahoo Launches New App For iOS 7 Yahoo Launches New App For iOS 7

A lot of developers are putting out brand new apps for Apple’s iOS 7, which came out today. Yahoo announced that it has done so as well. New features of the Yahoo iOS app include animated “cinemagraphs” and the ability …

Lexity Rebranded As Yahoo Commerce Central Lexity Rebranded As Yahoo Commerce Central
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Yahoo announced that it has rebranded Lexity as Yahoo Commerce Central, and that this is now broadly available for all Yahoo Merchant Solutions customers and those using over 30 other platforms like Magento, Shopify and others. Yahoo announced its acquisition …

‘Breaking Bad’ Would Win Drama Emmy If Searches Determined Winners ‘Breaking Bad’ Would Win Drama Emmy If Searches Determined Winners

Yahoo is sharing some data related to Emmy-nominated television shows. “If winners were predicted by Yahoo searches, [breaking bad] would be this year’s Outstanding Drama Series as it’s the highest searched show this month,” a Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Coming …

Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal
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Yahoo-owned Tumblr has a new deal in place with social analytics provider DataSift. The deal (the terms of which are unknown) sees DataSift get access to the Tumblr firehose, to offer users Tumblr data alongside that from Google, Twitter, Facebook, …

Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer appeared at TechCrunch Disrupt and talked about Yahoo’s growth since she took over last year. On stage, she announced that Yahoo surpassed 800 million monthly active users (globally). That doesn’t include Tumblr, she said, calling it …

Wearable Technology Is Drawing A Great Deal Of Interest (If Search Trends Are Any Indication) Wearable Technology Is Drawing A Great Deal Of Interest (If Search Trends Are Any Indication)
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Yahoo shared some search data with us today indicating that people are quite interested in smart watches and other wearable technology. A long-rumored Apple watch was absent from the company’s big event on Tuesday, but such a product could end …

Yahoo News Gets NYT Deputy News Editor Megan Liberman As New Editor In Chief Yahoo News Gets NYT Deputy News Editor Megan Liberman As New Editor In Chief

Yahoo has just added New York Times deputy news editor Megan Liberman as the new editor in chief at Yahoo News. The company says she will lead a “major expansion” of Yahoo News, which will bring in “new voices and …

NCIS Season Premiere Getting Way More Search Buzz Than That Of Any Other Show [Yahoo] NCIS Season Premiere Getting Way More Search Buzz Than That Of Any Other Show [Yahoo]
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Yahoo is sharing some data on searches for shows that are just returning with new seasons for the fall. After a whopping ten years of being on the air, NCIS searches are “far past any other television show, ” according …

Will Users Accept Yahoo’s First New Logo In 18 Years? Will Users Accept Yahoo’s First New Logo In 18 Years?
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Early last month, Yahoo announced that it would be changing its logo, and kicked off thirty days of showing a different design each day. Now, the real new logo has been unveiled, and here it is. It started rolling out …

Yahoo Gets Former AOL Networks Chief Ned Brody As SVP Of The Americas Yahoo Gets Former AOL Networks Chief Ned Brody As SVP Of The Americas

Yahoo announced today that Ned Brody, the former CEO of AOL Networks, has joined the company to take on the role of SVP of the Americas. He will oversee the company’s advertising business in North and South America. COO Henrique …

Flickr Just Launched A Big Improvement For iPhone Users Flickr Just Launched A Big Improvement For iPhone Users

Yahoo announced today that it is launching a new photo taking experience for iPhone users aimed at taking better advantage of what the device’s camera has to offer. The iPhone 5, by the way, is the most popular camera on …

Yahoo Keeps The Redesigns Coming With Mobile Web Changes Yahoo Keeps The Redesigns Coming With Mobile Web Changes
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Yahoo announced on Wednesday that it is rolling out a new mobile web interface across many of its properties, including Mail, Finance, Homepage, Search, Messenger and News. Here’s a look: “We’re focused on building products for where our users are, …