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Yahoo Finance App Now Available for M1 Macs

Apple’s Stocks app is pretty basic and if you’re looking for a far better app with more controls and push alerts, Yahoo Finance is an excellent one for iPhone and iPad. In a recent update this week, Yahoo announced its Finance app is now available for M1-powered Macs. This brings the iPad version of the...

Yahoo Announces IRC-Inspired ‘Together’ Messaging App for Friends and Family

Yahoo's new messaging app, Together, is designed to simplify group communication between friends, family, and colleagues. The internet services company today announced the launch of Yahoo Together, a brand-new messaging service designed to organize group messages between family and friends using smart features. The new messaging client will allow users to categorize group chats according to...

Japanese Regulator Investigating Apple for Anti-Competitive Behavior

Apple is under investigation in Japan for alleged anti-competitive behavior related to the App Store. According to a new report from Nikkei Asian Review, the Fair Trade Commission is looking at allegations that Apple forced Yahoo Japan from developing a game platform that would compete with the App Store Unlike Android, where alternatives can co-exist alongside...

Canadian Charged in 2014 Yahoo Hack to Plead Guilty in U.S.

A Canadian man charged for his alleged role in a 2014 Yahoo breach is expected to plead guilty in U.S. federal court. According to a new report from Reuters, Karim Baratov is set to appear in court in San Francisco on Tuesday for his plea hearing. Baratov is accused of helping Russian hackers steal information for […]

3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked in August 2013 Security Breach

A Yahoo security breach revealed in December 2016 was so bad that it made Verizon think twice about buying the internet company, but new reports show that the hack was even worse than initially thought. According to a recent report from the Wall Street Journal, the security breach, which happened in August 2013, apparently affected not just...

Yahoo’s New Name “Oath” Mocked as One of the Worst Corporate Rebrandings

Verizon, which agreed to buy Yahoo last year, has announced that both Yahoo and AOL will come together under a new name “Oath” in the coming weeks, once the company completes the $4.5 billion acquisition, The Telegraph is reporting. AOL's boss Tim Armstrong confirmed the move, as well as introducing a very questionable slogan, #TakeTheOath. While Mr Armstrong...

Yahoo! CEO to Forego Bonus Amidst Latest Security Breakdown

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is not going to receive her annual bonus this year, as the company punishes her for failing to react quickly to a security breach in 2014. Her bonus is to be shared between staff instead. The security breach, followed by another in 2016 involving the use of forged cookies, meant Yahoo's...

Yahoo Confirms Another 1 Billion+ Accounts Were Hacked

If you’re a Yahoo user with an account associated with the company’s services, you may want to change your passwords and security questions. The company confirmed today over 1 billion accounts were compromised in a new security breach: As Yahoo previously disclosed in November, law enforcement provided the company with data files that a third...

Yahoo Disables Email Forwarding, ‘Locking’ Users to Service

Yahoo has been making headlines these days, and the reports aren't painting a bright image of the company, which obviously prompts some users to switch email service providers. But that's not quite possible with Yahoo, at least not for those who wanted to keep their Yahoo email address and forward incoming emails to the new...