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Yahoo data breach: US court sentences the Russian hacker for five years and fines him $250,000
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Yahoo data breach: US court sentences the Russian hacker for five years and fines him $250,000

Baratov was named in a federal indictment in 2017 that charged two Russian spies with orchestrating the 2014 Yahoo breach involving 500 million users

Flickr gets acquired by photo management platform SmugMug for an undisclosed amount
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Flickr gets acquired by photo management platform SmugMug for an undisclosed amount

Flickr will continue to operate as a separate entity after the deal closes, SmugMug said.

Verizon to take over Yahoo, will cut 2,000 jobs
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Verizon to take over Yahoo, will cut 2,000 jobs

After the Verizon deal, Yahoo will be renamed Altaba, a holding company whose primary assets will be its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and a 35.5 percent stake in Yahoo Japan Corp.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer could get $23 mn golden parachute: Report
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer could get $23 mn golden parachute: Report

A securities filings revealed that Marissa Mayer could get a golden parachute of $23 million as part of her planned departure from Yahoo.

Yahoo data breach: About 32 million accounts accessed using 'forged cookies'
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Yahoo data breach: About 32 million accounts accessed using 'forged cookies'

Yahoo disclosed that about 32 million user accounts were accessed by intruders in the last two years using forged cookies.

Verizon just bought Yahoo for $5 billion, but nobody really cares
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Verizon just bought Yahoo for $5 billion, but nobody really cares

Kids will continue to remember Yahoo as a pioneer that fizzled out soon after the dot-com burst.

Warren Buffett, Quicken Loans founder in Yahoo bid: Reuters
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Warren Buffett, Quicken Loans founder in Yahoo bid: Reuters

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett is backing a consortium vying for Yahoo Inc's internet assets that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, people familiar with the matter said.

Yahoo exploring sale of $1 billion-$3 billion in 'non-core assets' says CFO
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Yahoo exploring sale of $1 billion-$3 billion in 'non-core assets' says CFO

Yahoo Inc is exploring the sale of $1 billion to $3 billion of patents, property and other "non-core assets," its chief financial officer said on Thursday.

Yahoo marks 20 years with 'yodels', reminiscences and animated birthday cake on logo
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Yahoo marks 20 years with 'yodels', reminiscences and animated birthday cake on logo

Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary on Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.

US threatened Yahoo with $250,000 per day fine to get user data
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US threatened Yahoo with $250,000 per day fine to get user data

US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data.

Yahoo to follow Google in creating spy-free email systems: report
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Yahoo to follow Google in creating spy-free email systems: report

Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages.

Yahoo to keep bigger chunk of Alibaba stake, investors happy for now
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Yahoo to keep bigger chunk of Alibaba stake, investors happy for now

Instead of selling 208 million Alibaba shares in the IPO, Yahoo must sell 140 million shares, which investors say is good news for Yahoo.

Yahoo adds more security to fight government surveillance
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Yahoo adds more security to fight government surveillance

Yahoo has added more layers of security in its effort to shield people's online lives from government spying and other snooping.

Newsbeat: A new mobile app that reads aloud personalised playlists of news stories
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Newsbeat: A new mobile app that reads aloud personalised playlists of news stories

The free Newsbeat app released on Thursday is the first product developed by the year-old Tribune Digital Ventures group headed by former Yahoo Inc executive Shashi Seth.

Yahoo to stop Facebook, Google sign-ins for its services
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Yahoo to stop Facebook, Google sign-ins for its services

The change, which will be rolled out gradually according to a Yahoo spokeswoman, will require users to register for a Yahoo ID in order to use any of the Internet portal's services

British spy agency collected images from millions of Yahoo webcam chats: report
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British spy agency collected images from millions of Yahoo webcam chats: report

Britain's spy agency GCHQ intercepted millions of people's webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday.

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft and FB publish secret govt data requests
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Yahoo, Google, Microsoft and FB publish secret govt data requests

Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google on Monday began publishing details about the number of secret government requests for data.

Yahoo mail hacked! Attackers walk away with usernames and passwords
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Yahoo mail hacked! Attackers walk away with usernames and passwords

Yahoo Inc said it had detected a "coordinated effort" to gain unauthorised access to Yahoo Mail accounts using malicious computer software.

Yahoo's Q4 revenue falls 6 percent as ad prices dip again
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Yahoo's Q4 revenue falls 6 percent as ad prices dip again

Yahoo's overall revenue fell 6 percent in the last three months of the year to $1.266 billion, marking four consecutive quarters of eroding revenue.

Yahoo will have more mobile than desktop users in 2014: Marissa Mayer
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Yahoo will have more mobile than desktop users in 2014: Marissa Mayer

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has said at the Davos World Economic Forum, that the search engine will have more mobile users than desktop users in the year 2014.