Verizon Takes Over Yahoo To Complete $4.5 Billion DealVerizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet's best-known brands.
Major Layoffs Loom For AOL and Yahoo, Report SaysCiting anonymous sources, Recode has reported that AOL and Yahoo are about to make over 1,000 layoffs.
Verizon Wanted $925 Million Discount For Yahoo!Verizon demanded a $925 million discount on its acquisition of Yahoo!'s online services to help offset the damage from the biggest data breaches in internet history. It ultimately settled on a $350 million concession.
Yahoo! Punishes CEO After Latest Security BreakdownYahoo! is punishing CEO Marissa Mayer and parting ways with its top lawyer for the mishandling of two security breaches that exposed the personal information of more than 1 billion users.
Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal With $350 Million DiscountYahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.
Yahoo! To Change Name If Verizon Deal Gets DoneYahoo! will adopt a new corporate identity and slash the size of its board if the proposed $4.8 billion sale of its digital services to Verizon goes through. The company's new name would be Altaba.
Yahoo! Deletes Tweet That Included Racial SlurYahoo! Finance said that it accidentally tweeted out a racial epithet on Thursday when promoting a story about the cost of Donald Trump's plans to increase the size of the U.S. Navy.
Yahoo Suffers World's Biggest Hack Affecting 1 Billion UsersYahoo has discovered a security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.
Yahoo! Took Its Time Investigating Security BreachYahoo! detected evidence that a hacker had broken into its computer network at least 18 months before launching an investigation that discovered personal information had been stolen from about 500 million user accounts.
Verizon Says Yahoo! Data Breach Had "Material" ImpactVerizon's top lawyer said that the company now has reason to believe that the recently disclosed Yahoo! data breach has a "material" impact on Verizon's pending $4.8 billion acquisition deal.
Some Yahoo! Users Find It Hard To Leave After BreachYahoo! Mail's automatic email forwarding was disabled at the beginning of the month, leaving those who want to ditch the service after recent hacking and surveillance revelations struggling to switch.
Yahoo! Adds Social Features To Its Renamed Mobile AppYahoo! has overhauled its newly renamed primary app for smartphones and tablets by emphasizing social features aimed at people who like to share and chat about news topics online.