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It’s the end of the road for Yahoo’s Maps site

Yahoo said Thursday it's closing its eight-year-old Maps site at the end of this month. The move comes as Apple is reportedly making increased efforts to improve its once-maligned maps-based offering, while Google continues as the leader in…
Web

Yahoo faces huge class-action lawsuit over email spying

A Judge has handed down a ruling allowing a class-action lawsuit against Yahoo for spying on customers emails, to move forward. Yahoo faces both subscribers and non-members in this lawsuit.
Web

Look out, Twitter – Google and Yahoo are also mulling Flipboard purchase

We heard earlier this week that Twitter is interested in acquiring news-reader app Flipboard. New reports suggest Web giants Google and Yahoo are also in talks with the Palo Alto startup, though details about any possible offers aren't…
Photography

Flickr research finds filtered photos increase viewership and engagement

A new study by Yahoo Labs shows that photographs that have been filtered seem to do better with people in both viewership and engagement. However, users have different motivations for why they use filters.
Movies & TV

Community Lives! Season 6 premieres today on Yahoo (Update)

Yahoo Screen airs Community Season 6 starting today, offering two episodes available for you to watch right now.
Computing

Yahoo is eliminating passwords completely

Listen up, Yahoo users. A new log-in system from the Web company means you no longer have to remember your pesky password. Once you set it up, next time you log in you'll receive a single-use code to your phone. And that's all you need.
Home Theater

Amazon, Hulu and Yahoo battle it out for Seinfeld streaming rights

It's been a long time coming, but an on-demand streaming deal for Seinfeld is imminent according to the WSJ, with a number of the Web's biggest companies willing to pay top dollar for the show.
Social Media

Twitter brings its ads to Flipboard and Yahoo in bid to boost revenue

Twitter has done a deal with Flipboard and Yahoo! Japan to start showing promoted tweets on the sites. The move brings Twitter ads to millions of non-users of the social media service, and looks set to boost the company's bottom line.
Web

Google pushes Firefox users to dump Yahoo search

Firefox recently installed Yahoo as its default search engine, ending a 10-year deal with Google. With data showing Yahoo increasing its share of the U.S. search market, Google has started posting messages urging Firefox users to change…
Movies & TV

Yahoo snaps up Community season 6, starts streaming March 17

Season 6 of the cult-hit Community gets an air date, and a hilarious new promotion video from the show's new home, Yahoo.
Computing

Yahoo search share edges up following Firefox deal, but Google still way ahead

Since becoming Firefox's default search engine last month, Yahoo has achieved its highest share of the U.S. search market sonce 2009. It's excellent news for Marissa Mayer's firm, though it still has much to do if it wants to catch Google.
Web

Yahoo prompts users to “upgrade” to the new Firefox

What does your choice of browser say about you? A month after Yahoo and Mozilla signed a partnership deal, Yahoo has started plugging Firefox on some of its most high-profile sites.