Yahoo! Inc. is an American multinational Internet corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. It is globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo Search, and related services, including Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Groups, Yahoo Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports and its social media website. It is one of the most popular sites in the United States. According to news sources, roughly 700 million people visit Yahoo websites every month. Yahoo itself claims it attracts "more than half a billion consumers every month in more than 30 languages.
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  • DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks

    … DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks It seems that the Yahoo hacks have been in the news forever. For the past few months we’ve been hearing about hack after hack after hack that exposed hundreds of millions of accounts to the masses. The data breaches were so bad not only did it cause Verizon to ask for a $350 million dollar discount…

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  • Marissa Mayer to step down as Yahoo CEO. New CEO to make twice as much

    … Marissa Mayer to step down as Yahoo CEO. New CEO to make twice as much As was expected, it was announced yesterday that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer would be stepping down from her position as Verizon is set to take over the company. Mayer was put in the unenviable position of trying to turn around an already failing company. While she made many…

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  • How to turn off ad tracking in Google, Bing and Yahoo!

    … of personalized ads from other companies served by Microsoft, by selecting ‘Do you want personalized ads from other companies?’ under ‘More choices’. On this page, as with Google, you can opt out of ad tracking for individual companies listed, or select ‘Choose all companies’ at the bottom to opt out of personalized ads for all participating companies. Yahoo…

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  • Yahoo CEO takes massive financial hit over breaches

    … Yahoo CEO takes massive financial hit over breaches Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been penalized financially for the massive security breaches that have taken place on her watch. You can read bout some of those breaches from our blog’s archive. In an SEC filing Yahoo said that Mayer did not receive her annual bonus for 2016 because certain senior…

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  • The hits keep coming for Yahoo’s hacked accounts

    … The hits keep coming for Yahoo’s hacked accounts There is now another chapter in the story of the close to one billion Yahoo user accounts that have been compromised. The Wall Street Journal has reported that Yahoo’s systems may be impossible to integrate with potential financial suitor Verizon because of all the compromised systems that Yahoo…

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  • Yahoo reveals that hack was worse than previously thought

    … by a state actor which means a government sponsored attack. This comes at a time where Verizon is still trying to negotiate a price to purchase Yahoo. Verizon just recently requested a $300 million price cut on the pending acquisition. Then again, if it wasn’t for this acquisition we may have never heard about these hacks at all. If anyone…

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  • Verizon-Yahoo deal closing said to be close after $250 million price discount

    … probably kept the purchase price from being cut further, is shared liability between Verizon and Yahoo successor Altaba for any data breaches or hacks. The latter will retain assets not being sold to Verizon, including the company’s remaining Alibaba stake. Altaba is apparently a combination of “alternative” and “Alibaba.” The Verizon-Yahoo renegotiation…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 21 readers -
  • Flurry: Mobile App Usage Increased 11% in 2016

    … apps experienced a 46 percent decrease in sessions in 2016. Overall, Flurry said time spent in messaging and social apps increased by 394 percent in 2016 when compared to 2015. Time spent in games, meanwhile, slipped by 4 percent year-over-year. In a blog post, Simon Khalaf, senior vice president of Yahoo, commented: Time spent in social…

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  • Yahoo CEO Mayer and co-founder David Filo to step down from Yahoo board

    … Assuming the massive hacking disclosures Yahoo made over the past several months don’t derail the Verizon acquisition of the company, CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo and four other directors will leave the board after the $4.8 billion deal closes. Yesterday the board changes were announced in an SEC “8-K” filing: [T]he Board has…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 17 readers -
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