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…
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Microsoft, Verizon, Google, UK’s Daily Mail set sights on search icon Yahoo! 2:36

The sharks are circling Yahoo!, and the latest great white to arrive is England’s Daily Mail tabloid, along with Microsoft, Verizon, Google and others.

Yahoo could land in British hands as major newspaper takes an interest

Reports Sunday suggest the owner of British newspaper the Daily Mail is considering making an offer for struggling Web company Yahoo. The company, General Trust, joins some 40 other firms – Verizon and Google among them – also thought…
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Play ball! Yahoo Sports now streaming MLB Free Game of the Day

While Yahoo might be floundering as a company, it isn't finished yet, and now it's expanding on its sports live-streaming, which includes NFL, NHL, and the PGA Tour, with the addition of the MLB Free Game of the Day.

Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo want to make email immune to man-in-the-middle attacks

A joint research team with members hailing from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and others, has published a proposal for new email security standards. They hope to improve email encryption and defend against interception en-route.

Yahoo Livetext and Games face axe in ‘streamlining’ plan

Yahoo says it's planning to shutter more products in the coming weeks and months, including Livetext, which launched just last year, and Yahoo Games, which has been going considerably longer. The cull is part of Yahoo's ongoing plan to…

Once threatened by Yahoo, Time Inc. may now be its savior

Magazine publisher Time Inc. may be looking into merging with the spun-off core of Yahoo, potentially saving the company from being subsumed by interested buyers.

Yahoo to ax a bunch of its digital magazines

Just weeks after announcing plans to lay off 15 pc of its workforce, Yahoo has announced it's shuttering most of its online magazines. The move comes at a turbulent time for the Web pioneer as embattled CEO Marissa Mayer works to build a…

Envy Gmail users no more: Gmailify brings best Gmail features to your current email account

Are you still using a non-Gmail address, but want the features of Gmail? Gmailify is just that. Introduced today by Google, Gmailify will make your "other" email address look and act just like Gmail.
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Marissa Mayer gets one more stab at saving Yahoo from getting sold out 3:07

Big changes at Yahoo mean some 1700 employees may lose their jobs. In a last-ditch effort to fix what ails Yahoo, Marissa Mayer is staying on as CEO to oversee the streamlining of the company, once again saving it from impeding…