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Looking for MLB live-streams? Yahoo’s redesigned Sports app has you covered

Yahoo Sports has completely redesigned its mobile app for iOS and Android. The app now offers a personalized guide to Major League Baseball (MLB) live-streams, and also hosts selected MLB streams itself.
Movies & TV

Hulu to drop free tier in next few weeks, become paid-only streaming service

Hulu has announced plans to drop its ad-free tier in the next few weeks, but will continue making shows available for free via a new ad-supported partnership with Yahoo called Yahoo View.
Computing

New Yahoo algorithm can spot online abuse in context, not just content

Spotting online abuse just got a lot easier, and it's all thanks to Yahoo's new method to detect hate speech in online user comments. The new Yahoo algorithm has the capacity to spot abusive messages with around a 90 percent accuracy rate.
Web

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.
Mobile

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.
Business

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.
Web

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
Social Media

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.
Mobile

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.
Mobile

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…
Business

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…
Mobile

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.