Social media giants including Twitter and Facebook are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
Alex Stamos said in a Facebook post that he will be joining the social networking company on Monday. He succeeds Joe Sullivan, who departed Facebook Inc. in April to head to Uber.
Yahoo! said that it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Yahoo! owns 384 million shares of Alibaba.
Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You’re not alone.
Yahoo! will supplant Google’s search engine on Firefox’s web browser, signaling Yahoo!’s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the search market.
Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters?
The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as companies try to shield online communications from government spies and other snoops.
Yahoo! is cribbing from Yelp’s online reviews of local merchants to soup up its search engine. Ratings and excerpts from Yelp’s merchant reviews began to appear in Yahoo!’s search results on Wednesday.
The usernames and passwords of an unknown number of Yahoo! email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information, the company reported.
Yahoo’s free email service is becoming a bit more like Google’s Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year.
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer says the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 percent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround.
Yahoo! has refreshed its logo for the first time since shortly after the Internet company’s founding 18 years ago.