|Forum: Yahoo Corporate|
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|1:|| Yahoo Confirms 500 Million Accounts Hacked|
A recent investigation by Yahoo! Inc. has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014
|Sept 23, 2016|
|2:|| Verizon to Acquire Yahoo for $4.83 Billion|
One of the most talked about and expected takeover's has been confirmed: Verizon to acquire Yahoo's operating business.
|July 25, 2016|
|3:|| Report: Verizon Closing in on Yahoo Deal|
"Verizon is discussing a price close to $5 billion for Yahoo's core internet business..."
|July 22, 2016|
|4:|| Report: Yahoo To Sell Off Patents, Potentially Worth $1 Billion|
There could be as much as $1 billion raised in an auction of Yahoo's patents, including the original search patents.
|June 8, 2016|
|5:|| Yahoo Hires Bankers and Independent Committee Exploring Options|
Yahoo continues to investigate its options and has announced it has established an independent committee to explore "strategic alternatives."
|Feb 19, 2016|
|6:|| Yahoo To Cut 15pct of Staff and Close Some International Offices|
Yahoo's cost cutting plan includes shedding 15% of workforce and closing five offices around the world.
|Feb 3, 2016|
|7:|| Yahoo Calls Off Alibaba Sale, and Will Separate Operating Business|
Yahoo's board clarifies position over Alibaba stake, and will separate operating businesses.
|Dec 10, 2015|
|8:|| Yahoo Agrees a Deal to Serve Google Search and Ads|
Yahoo reaches a deal to optionally serve Google search and ads.
|Oct 21, 2015|
|9:|| Yahoo Ads Network Carried Flash Ads Exploit For 7-Days|
Hackers used Yahoo's ads network to deliver malicious content to out-of-date versions of Flash.
|Aug 5, 2015|
|10:|| Yahoo announces plans to kill off several services|
Say goodbye to Maps, Pipes, GeoPlanet and PlaceSpotter APIs, and some regional sites
|June 5, 2015|
|11:|| Yahoo To Close Its Directory, Yahoo Education, and Qwiki|
Yahoo announced its Directory is to close December 31, 2014.
|Sept 26, 2014|
|12:|| U.S. Government Threatened Yahoo With $250,000 per day Fine If It Didn't Release Data|
"At one point, the U.S. Government threatened the imposition of $250,000 in fines per day if we refused to comply."
|Sept 12, 2014|
|13:|| Yahoo Drops "Do Not Track"|
"...web browser Do Not Track settings will no longer be enabled on Yahoo."
|May 4, 2014|
|14:|| Yahoo Locks Down More Data Encryption|
"In addition to moving all of our properties to encryption by default, we will be implementing additional security measures such as HSTS, Perfect Forward Secrecy and Certificate Transparency over the coming months."[br][br]"We will continue to work hard to deploy the best possible technology to combat attacks and surveillance that violate our users' privacy."
|Apr 3, 2014|
|15:|| Yahoo Moves To Stop User Access of Its Services with Facebook, Google IDs|
The sign-in buttons for Facebook and Google will eventually be removed from all Yahoo properties, the Yahoo spokeswoman, though she declined to provide a timeframe.
|Mar 5, 2014|
|16:|| Is Yahoo Getting Back Into Search|
Sources said Mayer has put a priority on the projects...
|Feb 3, 2014|
|17:|| Yahoo Mail User Accounts Compromised|
Recently, we identified a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts. Upon discovery, we took immediate action to protect our users, prompting them to reset passwords on impacted accounts.
|Jan 31, 2014|
|18:|| Yahoo Announces A New, Unified Approach To Advertising|
"The new Yahoo Advertising includes a comprehensive suite of web, mobile, and video ad products across native, audience, and premium display, which are accessible through a new buying platform."
|Jan 8, 2014|
|19:|| Yahoo Acquires Natural Language Tech Company, SkyPhrase|
"We are excited to join Yahoo Labs to continue to work on our shared vision of making computers deeply understand people's natural language and intentions."
|Dec 3, 2013|
|20:|| Yahoo Moves To Encrypt More Data Flow To Improve Privacy|
"There is nothing more important to us than protecting our users' privacy. To that end, we recently announced that we will make Yahoo Mail even more secure by introducing https (SSL - Secure Sockets Layer) encryption with a 2048-bit key across our network by January 8, 2014."[br][br]"Today we are announcing that we will extend that effort across all Yahoo products."
|Nov 18, 2013|
|21:|| Yahoo Mail Gets a Refresh, With New Features|
"Our hope is that the new look makes your daily communication habits a little more inspiring and that it will be easier than ever to manage your email."
|Oct 8, 2013|
|22:|| Introducing Our New Logo!|
Yahoo! has! a! new! logo!
|Sept 5, 2013|
|23:|| Yahoo To Launch New Logo 4 September, With 30 Days of Change|
Yahoo is about to start what it calls is 30-days of change, including a new logo.
|Aug 7, 2013|
|24:|| Yahoo Acquires Email Contact Discovery Company, Xobni|
"At this moment, we're unpacking our boxes from San Francisco and settling in to the new Sunnyvale space at Yahoo! HQ."
|July 4, 2013|
|25:|| Report: Yahoo's Bid for Hulu in $600M to $800M Range|
The site, which has both a subscription and an advertising business, was on the market in 2011, with the hope for a bid of $2 billion that came with several years of programming rights. The sale was pulled after those higher bids did not materialize.
|May 27, 2013|
|26:|| Flickr now offering 1TB free space for your photos|
No limited pixels, no cramped formats, no memories that fall flat. We're giving your photos room to breathe, and you the space to upload a dizzying number of photos and videos, for free.
|May 21, 2013|
|27:|| Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1 Billion Cash|
Yahoo's! board met on Sunday and approved the all-cash deal to buy one of the fastest growing social media sites on the web: an official announcement will be livestreamed from New York as soon as Monday afternoon.
|May 20, 2013|
|28:|| Report: Yahoo Struggling To Escape Search Partnership With Microsoft|
Meanwhile, Google had indicated to Yahoo over the past year that it is willing to enter into a potentially more lucrative partnership to provide Web-search and search-advertising technology to Yahoo, according to people familiar with the matter.
|May 8, 2013|
|29:|| Yahoo Acquires Summly News App|
Today, we're excited to share that we're acquiring Summly, a mobile product company founded with a vision to simplify the way we get information, making it faster, easier and more concise.
|Mar 25, 2013|
|30:|| Yahoo Confirms It Will Run Google AdSense|
...we're excited to announce that we recently signed a global, non-exclusive agreement with Google to display ads on various Yahoo! properties and certain co-branded sites using Google's AdSense for Content and Google's AdMob services.
|Feb 7, 2013|
|31:|| Yahoo Reports 4Q $1,346 million and Full Year Results $4,987 million|
"I'm proud of Yahoo!'s 2012 and fourth quarter results. In 2012, Yahoo! exhibited revenue growth for the first time in 4 years, with revenue up 2 percent year-over-year," said Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer.
|Jan 28, 2013|
|32:|| Mexican Court Rules Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion Over Breach Of Contract|
In a statement on its website Yahoo said the 49th Civil Court of the Federal District of Mexico City had "entered a non-final judgment of US $2.7 billion against Yahoo! Inc. and Yahoo de Mexico" in the case.
|Dec 3, 2012|
|33:|| Yahoo To Ignore "Do Not Track" in Microsoft's IE 10|
Recently, Microsoft unilaterally decided to turn on DNT in Internet Explorer 10 by default, rather than at users' direction. In our view, this degrades the experience for the majority of users and makes it hard to deliver on our value proposition to them. It basically means that the DNT signal from IE10 doesn't express user intent.
|Oct 30, 2012|
|34:|| Marissa Meyer Outlines Some Of The CEO's Future Plans For Yahoo|
Her goals: To grow users and usage, as well as advertisers and talent, using personalization.
|Sept 26, 2012|
|35:|| Yahoo And Alibaba Close $7.6 Billion Assets Deal|
Yahoo has closed the multi-billion-dollar sale of half its assets in China's Alibaba Group.
|Sept 18, 2012|
|36:|| Google's Marissa Mayer to be new Yahoo CEO|
"Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America."
|July 16, 2012|
|37:|| Yahoo chief executive steps down|
Yahoo has said that Ross Levinsohn will temporarily replace chief executive Scott Thompson, who has stepped down in the face of controversy about his allegedly inflated CV.
|May 14, 2012|
|38:|| Yahoo's CEO, Scott Thompson, Plans To Close About 50 Non-Core Products|
He said he had asked: "How would we build Yahoo from the ground up if we were building it from scratch today?"[br][br]As a result he said it would be "shutting down or transitioning roughly 50 properties that don't contribute meaningfully to engagement of revenue".
|Apr 18, 2012|
|39:|| Yahoo Q1 Posts $1,077 Million Revenue, 1pct Up On Previous Year|
"In the first quarter, Yahoo!'s results came in at the high end of our guidance range and beat consensus on revenue and profits," said Scott Thompson, CEO of Yahoo!. "We also made changes to resize the organization and establish a new leadership structure to quickly deliver the best user and advertiser experiences at scale."
|Apr 18, 2012|
|40:|| Yahoo Patent Filing For eBook Advert System|
It suggests users could be offered ads as hyperlinks based within the book's text, in-laid text or even "dynamic content" such as video.
|Apr 10, 2012|