The ‘new and Improved’ Yahoo Messenger desktop app is finally here

Still using Yahoo Messenger for your messaging needs? You may be part of a dying breed, but Yahoo's still got your back. Meet the redesigned Yahoo Messenger desktop app, complete with a number of new features.

Verizon added 615,000 postpaid subscribers in second quarter, but revenues disappointed

Verizon posted its second quarter 2016 earnings report on Tuesday, and investors found the numbers slightly disappointing. It's hoping to rebound with its recent acquisition of media properties from Yahoo.

Verizon buys Yahoo’s core businesses for $5 billion, Marissa Mayer staying

Internet service provider Verizon is acquiring Yahoo's core businesses for $5 billion. We have all the details on the merger and Verizon's plan to combine Yahoo with AOL in some ways.

Think you deleted that email? If you’re on Yahoo, that might not be the case

Yahoo's got some 'splaining to do. Apparently, when you delete an email, it's not really deleted. That much has been made apparent by Yahoo's ability to provide law enforcement with a drug trafficker's supposedly deleted emails
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Tumblr’s slow evolution forces Yahoo to write down value by two-thirds

Tumblr has suffered another devaluation at the hands of its parent company Yahoo. The tech giant has announced a $482 million write-down of the blogging service, which it purchased in 2013 for $1.1 billion.

New Yahoo bots give you the news, a pet monkey in Facebook Messenger

Yahoo has launched a slew of new bots on Facebook Messenger, including News, Weather and Finances. Oh, and MonkeyPet, a bot that simulates having a pet monkey.

Yahoo’s new Radar app wants to be your ‘virtual travel guide’

If your current travel app isn't up to the job, or you're yet to find one that is, Yahoo would love for you to check out its new Radar app. While offering similar functionality to its rivals, Yahoo claims Radar's AI features help take it to…

Moving In: LeEco ramps up US expansion plans with new hires, new land

Chinese technology giant LeEco is speeding up its plans to expand into the U.S. market, as it is rapidly hires employees and purchases land from Yahoo. It even plucked legal counsel Joshua McGuire from Google, so momentum is certainly on…

Yahoo targets teens with news, weather, and virtual pet bots for Kik messaging app

Yahoo has launched its first range of bots for the Kik messaging app. Aside from bringing its existing news and weather services to the app, it has also created an original, playful virtual pet monkey bot that can be fed food emojis.

Twitter, Yahoo reportedly considered what would have been a blockbuster merger

Yahoo and Twitter are said to have entered talks in recent weeks to merge the two companies together, but the deal fell through after some brief negotiation. If it had gone through, it would have been one of the biggest in tech history.

Yahoo becomes the first company to disclose secretive national security letters

Legislation introduced in the USA Freedom Act has allowed Yahoo to publish information pertaining to three National Security Letters the company was sent by the FBI.

A Russian hacker has 272 million stolen Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail passwords

A Russian hacker, dubbed 'the Collector,' has been trading around 272.3 million email account credentials in Russia's criminal underground. These "credential dumps" are an unfortunate reality, but it's unclear if these accounts have been…