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Google Fined 2.42B Euros For Shopping Search Practices

Google has been hit with a 2.42B Euro fine for violating EU antitrust rules. The fine is rooted in charges that Google had unfairly given an advantage to its shopping…

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Legislators Request Briefing on Yahoo Email Scanning

Earlier in the month, it was reported that Yahoo was scanning all of its user’s emails to search for a specific series of characters at the behest of US intelligence…

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Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding After Negative Press

Some users have decided to ditch Yahoo’s email service following a couple of negative stories. In late September, it was revealed that 500 million Yahoo accounts were breached, giving hackers…

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Report: Yahoo Scanned Incoming Emails at the Behest of Intelligence Agencies

Earlier today, Reuters published an article which suggests that Yahoo has been automatically scanning all of its users’ incoming emails at behest of a government agency. This began in 2015,…

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500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked in 2014

Yahoo revealed yesterday that 500 million accounts were hacked in 2014. Sensitive data may have been stolen including “names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast…

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Yahoo eSports Getting Sponsored by General Mills

It seems we could very well be getting eSports sponsored by cereal. Yahoo’s eSports portal announced today that they have signed their first sponsor for their “Yahoo eSports Live” show,…

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Verizon to Acquire Yahoo’s Operating Business

Today, Verizon announced it would acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion, although the amount that will be paid is subject to slight adjustments before the deal is closed.…

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Yahoo Games Service Shutting Down

Yahoo has announced that it will be shutting down their Yahoo Games site and publishing channel on May 13. Yahoo came to this decision during their latest earnings call, where…

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Former Employee Sues Yahoo, Claims Gender Discrimination Against Men

Gregory Anderson has filed suit against his former employer Yahoo, over what he claims to be an unjust termination. Under California law, employers are required to give 60 day notice…

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Yahoo Board Meeting This Week to Decide Company’s Fate

The hope after the appointment of Marrisa Mayer as CEO and president of Yahoo was that she could steer the company away from certain doom. Unfortunately, despite Marrisa’s acumen, the…