While the focus is on Facebook, AOL and Yahoo are reading your emails again
While politicians are pretending to attack Facebook over its sharing of data with Cambridge Analytica, it seems that AOL and Yahoo have been quietly getting on with the serious business of reading your emails while no one is paying them any attention.
Says sorry for security lapse
At least one of the attacks carried out on Yahoo was the work of Russian spooks, according to former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer.
Great Architect of the graphics business has great sense of humour
The news that Raja Koduri has quit AMD didn’t come as a complete surprise to us because of his sabbatical announced some time ago.
Yahoo ends with an Oath
After Yahoo shareholder approval last week, Verizon today announced that it has finally closed its acquisition of Yahoo, which it plans to combine with its AOL assets.
Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.
Yahoo agrees to pay half of all costs for non-SEC investigations
When Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo back in July 2016 for a large price of $4.83 billion, no one expected the delays that would result from the latter’s two undisclosed data breaches and consumer backlash for building tools that help the government spy on civilian emails.
Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade
Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.
It's entirely feasible
The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.
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.