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20 year old Yahoo Messenger shuts down today

20 year old Yahoo Messenger shuts down today

Instant messaging service Yahoo Messenger shut down on Tuesday after a 20-year run. The iconic messaging application from late 90s struggled to keep up with WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. “We know we have many loyal fans who have used Yahoo Messenger since its beginning as one of the first chat[Read More…]

Yahoo Hack: Data stolen from one billion accounts

Yahoo disclosed on Wednesday it had discovered another cyber attack in which data from more than one billion user account was compromised in August 2013, making it the largest cyber security breach in history. “We believe an unauthorized third party, in August 2013, stole data associated with more than one[Read More…]

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Reports

Tech giants Yahoo in 2015 secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by US intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The company complied with a classified US government demand, scanning hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail[Read More…]

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core website business to Verizon Communications for $ 4.8 billion, according to multiple reports. On February 3, Yahoo had announced that it is open for a bid to explore other strategic alternatives. After months of wait, Verizon bought the staggering company at lowest price[Read More…]

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