Tag: Yahoo

Internet Trailblazers, Yahoo and AOL have been sold for $5Billion

AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm. Wireless company Verizon will sell Verizon Media, which consists of the once-pioneering tech platforms, to Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal. Verizon said on Monday that it will keep a 10% stake in the[Read More…]

Nigeria Is Unmasking Citizens Online At Record Levels But There Are No Rights – Yet

?by Mercy Abang? A recently released report by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) revealed an emerging trend of user information and content removal requests by African Governments to Internet and telecommunications companies. These companies, including Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter disclosed a surge in[Read More…]

Yahoo To Buy Analytics Startup Flurry To Bolster Mobile Ad Business

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) will buy mobile analytics startup Flurry to beef up a fast-growing mobile advertising business that still lags Google Inc’s (GOOG.O) and Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) in scale. Six-year-old Flurry uses analytics to help target ads at consumers by monitoring activity on more than half a million[Read More…]

Female Yahoo Executive Sued For Sexual Harassment

By Devika Krishna Kumar  (Reuters) – A high-level female Yahoo Inc executive has been sued in California by a woman who worked under her and is accusing her former boss of sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Maria Zhang, a senior director of engineering at Yahoo Mobile, has been sued by[Read More…]

Hackers Steal Two Million Passwords from Twitter, Gmail, Yahoo And Facebook

By Samantha Murphy Kelly / Perkins Abaje   According to new techie report hackers have stolen about two million usernames and passwords from 93,000 websites, including Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, Yahoo and LinkedIn social media platforms.Cyber-security firm Trustwave mapped the unethical breach to a server located in the Netherlands. According to[Read More…]

Miley Cyrus Was The Most-Searched Term On Yahoo in 2013

TIME Entertainment Denver Nicks reports that Miley Cyrus was the most-searched term on Yahoo in 2013, the first time a human has taken the top spot since Michael Jackson in 2009. His report said, Kim Kardashian and Kate Upton took the second and third spots among Yahoo’s overall top searches, the[Read More…]