Tag Archive: Yahoo

Samsung just gave Yahoo! another chance to play fast and loose with millions of users’ data

There are three billion reasons why Samsung allowing Yahoo! apps on your phone is a bad idea.

In a perfect world, allowing three billion user accounts to be hacked would mean a business is forced to shut down and its assets shared with the victims. In the real world, it means the people in charge of it are able to sell for huge amounts of cash and the new owners can force their way onto your brand  [Read More…]

Yahoo Sports adds video Headlines

If you’re a sports fan you’ve probably heard of Yahoo Sports – a mobile application for iOS and Android users which offers latest scores, stats and information for various teams and leagues. Video consumption on mobile devices has been on the rise for the last few years, and Yahoo has duly taken note of the […]

There are 32 million reasons why Verizon needs to step away from Yahoo!

With three Yahoo! data breaches revealed in just six months, it’s time for Verizon to just move on.

Yahoo, a company being snapped up by Verizon as soon as regulators give it the green light, has detailed yet another data breach and this time there are 32 million lucky winners. This is the third announcement of its kind we’ve heard from Yahoo in just six months, to wit: the September 2016 announcement where we learned that 500  [Read More…]

Verizon agrees to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core business to Verizon for $ 4.83 billion, signaling an end to one of the internet’s most pioneering companies as a standalone entity.

Under the deal, Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s search, mail and instant messaging services, along with its ad platform and a few real estate holdings. Yahoo’s ad business and digital content services — including Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports — will be of significant value to Verizon as it looks to expand  [Read More…]

Yahoo Mail now lets you decorate your email and more

Yahoo is rolling out an update for its Mail app that enhances the personalization features of the app, while also adding new productivity capabilities. The new Stationary feature allows you to send emails with professionally-drawn themes.

The new features you’ll find in the app, according to Yahoo, include:

Document Preview: Previewing an attachment will not only save you space and data, but you can now view large files on your phone or tablet  [Read More…]

Yahoo launches open beta program for its Mail app on Android

If Yahoo Mail is your email app of choice on Android, take note: you can now test out upcoming features with the newly launched open beta. Like other Android app betas, all you have to do to participate in the Yahoo Mail beta is opt in on Google Play. From there, you’ll be able to download the test version of the app and submit your feedback.

Aside from the beta launch, Yahoo also announced  [Read More…]

Yahoo is launching an eSports app for Android

Yahoo is going through some growing pains…or maybe death throes? In any case, despite having some parts of its digital media business shut down, one of the areas in which it remains strong is eSports. Last month Yahoo Sports Media Group introduced an eSports website, and now it’s following through with an app. Right now,

Yahoo Esports keeps you close to the competitive gaming action

Yahoo has launched a brand new app for Android focusing on Esports. With Yahoo Esports, you can watch live matches, see replays, and check stats of your favorite teams for DOTA, League of Legends, Heroes of the Storm, Counter Strike, and Street Fighter V.

With Yahoo Esports, you’ll get the following:

1080p access to live & recorded video of top games, players and events. Follow every update from all your favorite MOBAs, shooters, and fighting games.  [Read More…]

Yahoo Mail now lets you search for GIFs, add attachments from Google Drive

Yahoo Mail has received a new update, adding the ability to easily find and attach a GIF from Tumblr to an email. The app can now also add attachments directly from Google Drive and Dropbox.

Here’s what you’ll get with Yahoo Mail 5.4.3:

Express yourself with an animated GIF – Animated GIFs help you say hello, offer congrats, or share a laugh, all without typing a message. Connect your Google Drive and Dropbox accounts – Access  [Read More…]