Microsoft becomes exclusive search ad platform for both Yahoo and AOL
In April 2015, Microsoft renewed the search partnership with Yahoo allowing Yahoo to monetize part of its traffic using their own ad platform or sell it to Google. Microsoft today announced its expanded partnership with Verizon M...
Yahoo rolls out a plethora of changes with the latest update
Recently we reported that Google is working on revamping the Gmail experience with new changes and features. It looks like Google isn’t the only company planning to roll out new features and changes. Yahoo has just rolled ou...
Microsoft says it isn’t scanning your emails, unlike Yahoo!
by Sean Chan
Yesterday, a report from Reuters claimed that Yahoo! secretly scanned millions of its users’ emails after receiving a request from the NSA. This, once again, raised some major concerns throughout the tech industry regardi...
Yahoo releases brand-new Yahoo Messenger desktop app for Windows
Yahoo today announced the release of brand-new Yahoo Messenger desktop app for Windows. Yahoo is also bringing the unsend button to Messenger desktop app. With this feature, you can take back a message, photo or GIF. With Messenge...
Confirmed: Verizon to acquire Yahoo’s operating business
Verizon today announced that it will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash. Verizon owned AOL CEO Armstrong said, “We have enormous respect for what Yahoo has accomplished: this transactio...
Microsoft asks Labor Board to throw out 2015 Contract Labor ruling
by Greg Jordan
Microsoft has asked a federal court to throw out an August 2015 decision by the National Labor Relations Board that extended the responsibility of companies for contract workers, which could require companies to have liability for...
Microsoft emphasizes it’s 2-step verification after Yahoo, GMail, and MSA email hack
by Greg Jordan
Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, and a few other Chinese email providers are a part of a larger hacking of 272 million email accounts, offered to Alex Holden of Hold Security Firm for the sum of 50 rubles, or less than $1. Holden reports...
Report: Microsoft Ready To Provide Financial Assist To Potential Yahoo Buyers
Recode today reported that Microsoft executives have been in discussions with private equity firms which are planning to place a bid to buy Yahoo. Microsoft is ready to assist them with significant financing just like how th...
Microsoft Bing Powered Desktop Search Numbers Are Up 0.8 Percentage Points
comScore today released its monthly analysis of the U.S. desktop search marketplace. Microsoft Sites came second with 21.3 percent (up 0.2 percentage points) while Google Sites led the explicit core search market in January with ...