Yahoo is allowing people to place claims on inactive email addresses that are being given a second life.
CEO Melissa Mayer’s magnetism and Alibaba’s prosperity are now combining to transform Yahoo Inc. from a tale of woe into a comeback story that is winning over Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
On Monday, its owner Yahoo Inc. sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves.
One of the internet’s first search engines is going away. Yahoo announced that it is shutting down AltaVista later this month.
Yahoo acquired San Jose startup Bignoggins to help boost the Sunnyvale Internet company’s suite of mobile apps and services.
Mayer has been CEO of Yahoo for nearly a year, and has had to endure more than her share of personal questions following the birth of her child and her change in remote work policies at the Sunnyvale company.
Yahoo has completed its $1.1 billion acquisition of online blogging forum Tumblr.
Yahoo announced that it is resetting accounts that have been inactive for more than a year and making those usernames available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Google petitioned the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday for permission to explain to the public exactly how often the company has been asked to provide users’ data for the purpose of national security.
Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months that ended on May 31.