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Marissa Mayer Has Resigned Now That Verizon Purchased Yahoo. Read Her Farewell Letter.

'I'm tremendously grateful for all of the hard work and the many sacrifices you've made.'<p><i>Walking away with a $23 million severance package, Marissa Mayer on Tuesday confirmed her previously announced resignation from her post as CEO of Yahoo now that its $4.48 billion acquisition by Verizon is</i> …

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Yahoo Search Revs Jump, Display Dips, As Co. Approaches Verizon Takeover

Yahoo reported earnings Tuesday — likely for the last time. The Internet media company beat first-quarter earnings estimates for the second straight …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says $4.5 billion Verizon sale will close in June

SUNNYVALE — Beleaguered internet giant Yahoo will be sold to Verizon in June, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said Tuesday as the company’s quarterly …

Why Yahoo's iconic color is purple

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo just posted an interesting video that would fit nicely in a time capsule: Company CEO Marissa Mayer interviewing co-founders Jerry Yang and David Filo in a fireside chat, reminiscing on the Internet icon's first 22 years.<p>After a rocky start — Yang jokingly recalled that Filo, …

Yahoo Under SEC Investigation for Not Disclosing Massive Data Breach Sooner

Yahoo is under investigation from the Securities and Exchange Commission over its failure to disclose its massive data breaches sooner, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>In September 2016, the internet company revealed that an unidentified hacker had stolen the personal data of "at least" 500 …

Yahoo Answers makes its official mobile debut

Yahoo Answers has officially launched on mobile. As TechCrunch reported last month, Yahoo’s experimental app code-named Yahoo Hive had been rebranded as Yahoo Answers Now — a move that indicated Yahoo’s plans to bring its desktop Q&A site to the App Store. However, at the time, the app still …

Yahoo researchers built a powerful new online abuse detector

A team of researchers at Yahoo Labs have plumbed the depths of their company's massive comment sections to come up with something that might actually …

Machine Learning

Yahoo rebranded its main app to try to be more like Facebook

Yahoo is rebranding its main app as Yahoo Newsroom. The new app will have a heavier focus on – you guessed it – news, with a bit of community-building twist.<p>The change is a follow up on a redesign to Yahoo’s homepage and app back in January. There’s an ‘Explore’ tab where you can elect to follow …

Social Media

Yahoo open-sources machine learning porn filter

Yahoo is the latest tech company to open source its computer vision code. The beleaguered outfit's application for it? Filtering porn. Yahoo hopes that its convolutional neural net (CNN) will empower others to better guard innocent eyes, but admits that because of the tech's very nature (and how …

Yahoo Mail for Android adds Fingerprint security support, web and video previews, and more

Yahoo is having a rough week in terms of security. It's probably just a coincidence that a considerable update for the official Yahoo Mail app comes …

Tumblr on desktop plays nicely with Apple's Live Photos

Tumblr's website is now <i>almost</i> as Live Photo-friendly as its iOS app. The microblogging social network has finally added support for Apple's animated image format on desktop, nine months after introducing the capability on iOS. When you see the Live Photo icon -- check out those concentric circles …

iOS Apps

Yahoo View brings Hulu’s free programming to mobile, but is limited to clips

Yahoo View, the company’s recently launched gambit to go after cord cutters by offering free video content from Hulu, is now available on mobile. Yahoo has just debuted an iOS version of the mobile TV service, which will soon be followed by launches on Android and the mobile web, the company …

Yahoo shutting down Flickr Marketplace as it rethinks photo licensing and royalties

Yahoo will be shutting down Flickr’s commercial licensing and royalty program over the next few months as it rethinks the photographer experience. The company confirmed the closure and cited “consistent feedback” as the basis of its realization that “there is more work to be done.” Those …

Licensing

[Not Allo] Yahoo Messenger can now send video, if you happen to use it

Until today, I had no idea Yahoo Messenger even existed. But it most certainly exists, and if you happen to use it, you might be excited to learn you …

Verizon-Yahoo Deal Will Spark 'Job Changes' Says AOL CEO

The mission to merge Yahoo’s assets with AOL (aol) and Verizon’s will lead to “some job changes” according to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong.<p>Armstrong told …

Yahoo Esports, ESL strike streaming partnership | Online Video

Aiming to bring esports to mainstream audiences via distribution across its online properties, Yahoo Esports has entered into a two-year agreement …

ESL

Read What Yahoo Is Telling Employees About the Verizon Deal

Uncertainty abounds within Yahoo ahead of the close of its $4.8 billion sale to Verizon.<p>To help assuage its employees’ concerns, the company on …

The Tim and Marni Show hits Yahoo HQ as the real work begins on what will be a ‘thorny’ integration with AOL

AOL has also had some of the same integration struggles within Verizon.<p>In front of a nervous audience of Yahoo employees at its Sunnyvale headquarters last week, AOL head Tim Armstrong tried his best to be enthusiastic and positive.<p>"We have to decide what hills we are taking as the high ground," …

Yahoo's upgraded Messenger App is now on desktops

It's been a busy week for Yahoo. First, Verizon signed an acquisition deal for the internet pioneer. Then on Wednesday, Yahoo's upgraded messenger app launched for Windows and Mac desktops.<p>The desktop version of the app, which first made it to mobile devices in December, brings new features …

Yahoo bought by Verizon for $4.83 billion

Yahoo's 22-year run as an independent company is over, marking the end of an era for one of the earliest web giants — and one of the few to maintain …

Former Yahoo employees still 'bleed purple' even as the company faces tough times

But last week, as Yahoo prepared to sell its core internet business, he was sporting a Yahoo T-shirt and, in an interview, reveled in memories of the company's heyday, along with the deep impact its alumni had — and still have — in shaping Silicon Valley.<p>He recalled a workforce that believed "they …

Silicon Valley

​ Yahoo Sports, Finance get makeovers

Yahoo on Wednesday launched new Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Finance pages that it says are cleaner, more modern and more personalized.<p>The redesigns mesh with Yahoo's new homepage and news site, which were revamped earlier this year.<p>Yahoo Sports is simplified and hopes to do a better job at surfacing …

Yahoo ready to bring News, Weather, and Finance updates via FB Messenger

If you can’t beat them join ’em. It’s clearly the case now for those trying to topple Facebook and its many services. Google wasn’t able to go ahead …

Chatbots

Day in the Life: Yahoo Finance editor Andy Serwer talks Brexit, working at Yahoo

Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer admits that, yes, working there has its challenges.<p>“At Yahoo, there’s a lot of stuff going on,” he told …

Yahoo Mail app update – better document previews, extra widget, updated theme and more

It may be hard to imagine people still using Yahoo Mail, but it is a very good alternative some might prefer. The application does have over a hundred million downloads in the Google Play Store, so we will go ahead and assume more than a few of you are using it.<p>Yahoo makes sure to update and …

Apps

Yahoo Releases All New Yahoo Sports App for iOS

Yahoo has released an all new Yahoo Sports app for iOS.<p><i>Welcome to the all new Yahoo Sports app. With NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, College Basketball, College</i> …

Euros

Yahoo Introduces new mobile ad format Tiles, focused on 360 images, video

Richer ad user experience and new content focus seek to lift ad quality.<br>Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.

Yahoo

Yahoo Launches Radar Travel Assistant App on iOS

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Yahoo Sports app for Apple TV 4 launches w/ free live streaming, news, & highlights

Yahoo is today launching a Yahoo Sports app for Apple TV that lets users access free sports news, live streams, and video highlights that the service already offers via an iOS app and across other platforms.<p>The app will let you create custom playlists of video content from MLB, NHL, NBA, PGA, and …

Smart TV

Yahoo Esports app brings big gaming events to your iPhone

Yahoo Esports now has an official iPhone app, bringing scores, breaking news, and highlights from the biggest events in gaming. The app also offers live streams and recorded videos from top games, players, and events in high-definition.<p>eSports has become insanely popular in recent years, with tens …