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Yahoo Takes Away ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Tool

Yahoo Takes Away ‘Do Not Track’ Privacy Tool

Yahoo! announced that as of May 2, 2014, the company takes away its browser’s “Do Not Track” (DNT) privacy tool, and is no longer available to internet users. Added in 2012, the privacy settings option was put in place so users working off their site could choose whether or not their internet data would be […]

Yahoo! Faces Enviable Dilemma: $19.2 Billion Windfall From Alibaba IPO

Yahoo! Faces Enviable Dilemma: $19.2 Billion Windfall From Alibaba IPO

Yahoo! is facing an unusual and enviable dilemma: what to do with a potential $19.2 billion windfall profit from the Alibaba Group’s impending initial public offering (IPO) scheduled for later this year. Yahoo! owns a 24 percent stake in Alibaba. Industry analysts are estimating projected revenues for the Alibaba IPO may range from $100 billion […]

Google, World Bank Honor Women Entrepreneurs on Women’s Day 2014

Google, World Bank Honor Women Entrepreneurs on Women’s Day 2014

March 8 marks the International Women’s Day 2014  and while Google, World Bank and Forbes are honoring women entrepreneurs, the United Nations’ theme for this year is “equality for women is progress for all.” Google has decided to show over 100 mothers, wives, daughters from across the globe in a 80-second video, including children’s character […]

Facebook and Google Access to Yahoo to Be Removed

Facebook and Google Access to Yahoo to Be Removed

In a surprising move, technology giant Yahoo has announced the removal of Google and Facebook access to its services. Since 2010 Yahoo allowed access to some of its popular services such as fantasy sports or image sharing through a Google or Facebook ID. Open ID access was one of the changes brought in by former […]

Malware at MadAds Disrupts Blogs, News Sites, Even Guardian Liberty Voice

Malware at MadAds Disrupts Blogs, News Sites, Even Guardian Liberty Voice

It is not unusual for malware attacks to take place against digital newspapers, blogs and the like. More times than not in these rare situations, publishers are left scrambling to figure out the culprit and that dreaded red warning now being seen by millions of their dedicated viewers. Yet, the site reflects no hosting of […]

Yahoo Email Latest Hacker Target

Yahoo Email Latest Hacker Target

Yahoo has become the latest hacker target with usernames and passwords having been stolen from a notable part of its 273 million email users. The company stated on Thursday that the Yahoo email service had been hacked into by an organized group effort in order to obtain usernames and passwords to Yahoo Mail accounts. The […]

Women Better Bosses Than Men?

Women Better Bosses Than Men?

Are women better bosses than their male counterparts? According to the latest Gallup poll released this week, no. The latest figures, based on polling of 2,059 adults, 41 percent of respondents choose a male boss over a female leader. Only 23 percent choose a female boss. The good news? That figure is higher than ever. […]

Yahoo Wants to Be like Gmail

Yahoo Wants to Be like Gmail

Yahoo is designing its email service to look more like Gmail. This is the second time in less than 12 months that the company has altered its online look. Yahoo wants to be like Gmail, it seems. All the features which look so much like Google’s email most likely are not accidental. The CEO of […]

Marissa Mayer on September Cover of Vogue

Marissa Mayer on September Cover of Vogue

  Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is on the cover of September’s issue of Vogue magazine. On the cover, Mayer is wearing a blue Michael Kors dress and St. Laurent shoes.  The tablet in her hand shows her face in close up.  Mayer has been the subject of articles in magazines such as Time, Glamour and […]

Has Big Brother Yahoo! Gone Too Far Regulating Tumblr Search Results?

Has Big Brother Yahoo! Gone Too Far Regulating Tumblr Search Results?

Two months ago when Yahoo! bought out the social network Tumblr, many fans of the popular site shuddered with concerns about what changes the major corporation would be making. Tumblr users became primarily concerned about the possibility of more advertisements and feared that Yahoo! would not have quite the open minded approach that Tumblr CEO […]

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