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.

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.

Yahoo’s first ever developer conference further highlights its shift to mobile

Yahoo is gearing up to hold its first ever mobile developer conference in a couple of months' time, an event designed to help developers gain a better understanding of their audience while also offering advice on how to improve and monetize…

Firefox update sees Yahoo replace Google as default search option

For the last 10 years Firefox has used Google as its default search provider. With the rollout of Firefox 34 on Monday, however, that all changes, with Yahoo taking its place for Firefox users in North America.

Right to be forgotten: Bing and Yahoo follow Google’s lead and begin to delete search results

Bing and Yahoo search engines have started removing links to some websites following the EU's right-to-be-forgotten ruling back in May, a development that'll make it that little bit harder for Web users to discover particular sites.

Yahoo pushes out Google to become default search provider for Firefox

Firefox users happy with Google as their default search engine take note – in December, Yahoo's moving in to replace it. The deal between Mozilla and Marissa Mayer's company was announced by the two companies on Wednesday.

Yahoo finally rolls out Flickr for iPad

Yahoo has just launched an iPad-optimized version of Flickr, offering photography enthusiasts with an Apple tablet a richer, smoother experience than the mobile site that went before.

Yahoo picks up MessageMe as IM competition gets fiercer

If WhatsApp, Viber, Hangouts, iMessage, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat aren't quite enough for you, hang tight: Yahoo is rumored to be readying an IM app of its own after acquiring MessageMe.

Yahoo is shutting down its original Directory portal

Another iconic part of the early Web bites the dust: Yahoo has announced that it's closing down its Directory service at the end of the year, the portal that helped kickstart the company.

Yahoo says it faced $250,000-a-day gov’t fine for opposing NSA data demand

Yahoo said Thursday that the US government threatened it with a $250,000-a-day fine if it refused to supply the National Security Agency (NSA) with user data for its controversial PRISM surveillance program.

Yahoo to acquire Flurry in continuing push to become a ‘mobile first’ company

As part of its ongoing strategy to become a "mobile first" company, Yahoo announced Monday it's acquired app analytics and ad firm Flurry in a deal estimated to be worth at least $300 million.
Home Theater

Yahoo saves cult comedy Community from cancellation

Definitely fantastic news for anyone that loved to watch Community on NBC, Yahoo has stepped up to the plate to save the show and will be producing a 13-episode season of the half-hour comedy.