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Yahoo to bring a YouTube Rival this Summer

According to latest reports, Yahoo is going to unveil a YouTube rival this summer. It is believed that the Yahoo’s service is going to offer more generous revenue-sharing deals for creators. It is being said that reportedly Yahoo’s service is expected to offer a better ad revenue share than Google YouTube’s 45%. Yahoo had earlier wanted to unveil this new …

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Fired COO De Castro Earned More Than Yahoo’s CEO Mayer

According to reports, the fired COO of Yahoo Henrique de Castro, ultimately made more at Yahoo than his boss, CEO Marissa Mayer. Infact, he made more than almost everybody, as the Times, shows that he was the region’s eighth-highest paid executive in 2012. Comparing area’s many high pay executives, like Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman (at a $15.4 million pay package), …

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Henrique de Castro After Working With Yahoo For 15 Months

The COO at Yahoo, Henrique de Castro will be getting $20 million of stock bonus, for working with company more that a year. According to a filing with the SEC, he earned $39.2 million in 2012 when he joined the company as a cash and stock. De castro joined Yahoo in october 2012, after leaving Google and also negotiated a …

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Yahoo With Samsung And Vizio Planned To Restructure TV Viewing

A new plan by the Yahoo to restructure the way currently public watch the TV, which has already been signed by TV makers Samsung and Vizio as partners, may not include cable TV companies. The company CEO Marissa Mayer, unveiled “Yahoo Smart TV” during her keynote address at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. Just like Netflix and …

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Used Yahoo’s Site This Week? You May Have Been Infected

If you have browsed through Yahoo’s site this week, you may be infected with Malware and need to scan your system. It has been detected by the researchers at Fox IT, they said that they have detected a malicious exploit kit among Yahoo’s ad network active since December 30th and they have hit mainly in Romania, Great Britain, and France. …

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Millions Of Hit Recorded Due To Malware Attack To Yahoo.com

According to the reports of The Washington Post, many of the Yahoo.com visitors may have encountered with malware and it was confirmed by two internet security firms. A company Fox-IT have written- “detected and investigated the infection of clients after they visited yahoo.com.” Firm reported that the ads diplayed were malicious iframes, hosted on a number of domains. Ashkan Soltani, …

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It’s Yahoo’s Turn For The Transparency Report

Yahoo must have been left out because now, it has joint the wagon of Apple, Microsoft and Facebook in publishing Transparency reports. It has issued its first ever Transparency report detailing the US Government’s data requests from the 1st of January to the 30th of June, 2013. By doing so, Yahoo has fought The National Security Agency’s (NSA) worries. It …

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New Yahoo Logo Is Finally Here

Welcome Yahoo’s new logo. Yahoo finally revealed its winner tonight, after changing its purple word mark every day for the past month. It is an attempt from CEO Marissa Mayer to bring in some fresh visual attention into the esteemed tech brand and also keeping the well-known colour and exclamation point. It has claimed to be a big year so …

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Web Portal Of Yahoo China Closed

Operated by Chinese e-commerce and Internet services giant Alibaba Group, Yahoo China, has unfortunately closed its Web portal. A good-bye message is now displayed on the site that later redirects visitors to now.taobao.com which is a news site that is run by Alibaba Group’s Taobao. In accordance with a 2012 agreement made between Alibaba Group and Yahoo consisting of Yahoo …

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IQ Engines Bagged By Yahoo

IQ Engines to shut down so as to work for Yahoo to boost its Flickr service. IQ Engines will now be an integral part of Yahoo as its Image recognition service is going to be added to Flickr. As per the deal signed, the service will be closing down in next 30 days, so that it can used at earliest …

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Yahoo’s Mail Service : Withdrawn From China : Alimail On Hype

The Yahoo’s mail service was closed down after a four month’s warning. The users were requested to transfer their details in another site, Alibaba’s Alimail. The gradual closing of service was due to the country’s largest internet company Alibaba’s capturing of stake. Initially during January, China had its music service stopped due to some strategies in the products. And, recently, …

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Bernardo Joins Yahoo As Flickr Exec

Yahoo hired XGoogler Bernardo Hernández González, for leading photo-sharing unit Flickr. He earlier ran his own Zagat property at Google. He will join another Mayer loyalist, Dylan Casey, who came to Yahoo from Path several months ago and previously was a XGoogler. The news came after Brett Wayn resigned from his role at Flickr last week with reasons not disclosed. …

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Tumblr Updates Its iOS App With A New Security Fix

In reaction to a flaw identified within the service, Yahoo-owned service, Tumblr has introduced a security fix for its iOS app for the iPhone and iPad, which it calls ‘very important’. In a blog post by the Tumblr Staff, the company has asked its iOS users to change their password on the services using the original password. No announcements have been made …

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Yahoo Need Fisa Objections To Be Revealed

Company says court papers would show the public it fought strenuously against intelligence agencies accessing its data. Yahoo has said that it is legal to argue against the intelligence agencies who have access to its data that should be made public. Yahoo has called up Fisa, the secretive surveillance court in US, for publishing its argument against a case that …

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Yahoo Buys Qwiki

Looks like Yahoo is not coming out of their shopping boots easily . With the view to regain marketshare Company has bought another startup. After acquiring some biggies like Tumblr and Bignoggins Productions now has got Qwiki, iPhone App that lets user create movies out of their pictuers and music for around $40m – $50m (£26m-£33m). Yahoo said in a …

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Yahoo Cleanups And Tweaks Itself This Q3

Yahoo cuts down some of its services to concentrate in sharpening its focus and delivering experiences that enhance our daily lives. And not a strange news for those who’ve been paying closer attention at Yahoo’s “Mayer Era”. And these are the services that you’ve heard, will be cut down. Altavist Yahoo Axis Citizen Sports Foxytunes Yahoo RSS Alerts Yahoo Browser …