AOL lays off 500 employees in regrowth strategy
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Thursday, 17 November 2016 17:55

AOL lays off 500 employees in regrowth strategy


Cuts will happen in corporate units

On Thursday, AOL said it will be laying off five percent of its staff with nearly 500 employees expected to lose their jobs as part of a regrowth strategy for its mobile and video businesses.

Yahoo develops AI anti-porn technology
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Monday, 03 October 2016 15:06

Yahoo develops AI anti-porn technology


Skynet gets Smut algorithm

Troubled search engine outfit Yahoo has been spending its money developing an algorithm which can spot porn at 20 paces.

Yahoo claims 500 million passwords, account data compromised
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Advises users to change passwords


Over the course of 2014, an unpublicized breach occurred on Yahoo’s servers containing personal information and unencrypted passwords from over 500 million user accounts. The company is now reporting the breach, while the FBI closely investigates the claims.

Yahoo investigates mega breaches
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Friday, 05 August 2016 11:37

Yahoo investigates mega breaches


All your details belong to hackers

Yahoo says that it is investigating claims that its MySpace and LinkedIn sites suffered from megabreaches and details from 200 million Yahoo accounts were posted to a dark web site.

Yahoo decimates staff
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Thursday, 07 January 2016 10:41

Yahoo decimates staff


Ten percent to be fired 

Troubled search engine Yahoo is following the Ancient Roman practice of decimating its legions for poor performance.

Tech leaders will be jailed for reporting UK spying
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Two years in prison

The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.

Ructions in Yahoo boardroom
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Wednesday, 02 December 2015 10:39

Ructions in Yahoo boardroom


Mayer’s future in doubt as the end is near

Yahoo’s board is considering the future of the company and its high-profile CEO Marissa Mayer this week.

Friday, 12 September 2014 13:08

When the US can’t spy it threatens




Yahoo faced fine

Friday, 08 August 2014 13:09

Yahoo and Google team up on secure email



Tell government to go forth and multiply

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:20

Yahoo increases cash reduces profits

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