Yahoo! shutting down AltaVista and 11 other products in cleanup round 3

Yahoo just announced on the official company blog over at Tumblr that it will shut down twelve of its services over the course of the following days, weeks and months. It may […]

Yahoo does a Google: retires several products

Yahoo Inc is in a different position than Google is. The company for some time now has been trying to alter the companies course away from the obscurity it is currently in […]

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Firefox, IE displaying coupon popups? May be Yahoo Toolbar

Toolbars have been quite useful in the past, and with that I mean ten or more years ago. The Google Toolbar for instance, available for many browsers at that time, added lots […]

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How to check your recent Yahoo login activity

Reports started to appear on the Internet about hacking incidents of accounts over at Yahoo and while it is not really clear what is going on, it seems fairly certain that some […]

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Yahoo! Mail update for all platforms launches

Anyone here still using Yahoo! Mail? I still have a Yahoo email account from back in the days when people used Yahoo's homepage as their homepage and Yahoo search for finding stuff […]

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Formspring and Yahoo Voices services compromised

The last 24 hours have been filled with news of two compromised services. First victim of a successful attack was the social question and answer site Formspring. After being notified that a […]

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Flickr: List all Photo Sizes directly

If you want to view a photo on the popular photo hosting site Flickr in its original size, you need to click your way through a number of pages before you finally […]

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Yahoo Axis Launched, Changes how you Search on the Internet

The basic search concept has not really evolved in the past decade or so. People visit a search engine like Google, Bing or DuckDuckGo, enter  a search term there, and wait for […]

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Flickr Update Brings Faster HTML5 Powered Uploader

Anyone using the Flickr photo hosting website here? Flickr just announced an update to the service's photo uploader that is improving things significantly for Flickr users from all over the globe. Probably […]

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Yahoo! Improves Account Security With Second Sign-in Verification

More and more Internet companies are beginning to implement 2-step verification processes to provide additional security against the ever increasing attacks on customer accounts. Yahoo! is the latest company to upgrade the […]

Tech Coalition is Formed to Stop Phishing

Phishing emails are a huge problem and one that numerous attempts to rectify have so far failed to achieve.  Now a large group of tech companies have joined forces with a start-up […]

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Use Dapper To Create RSS Feeds From Any Page, Including Google Plus Posts

Lorelle just informed me that the public Google Plus RSS Feeds service Plusfeed has shut down because of an increase in pricing over at Appspot (which is run by Google apparently). It […]



Hobby and professional photographers often work with photo sets, and Flickr's option to create sets aids them in the creation, management and organization of photo sets. Managing a large number of sets […]

Today is IPv6 day!

The largest test yet of the Internet's new IPv6 addressing system is taking place worldwide today.  Companies including Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft and Facebook are switching on IPv6 versions of their websites for […]

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How To Translate RSS Feeds Automatically With Yahoo Pipes

I have shown you how to Combine Multiple RSS Feeds With Yahoo Pipes. Today I'm going to show you another very handy, and easy to configure, Yahoo Pipes construct: Feed translations. I'm […]

AVOS Aquires Yahoo's Delicious

Back in December of last year Yahoo released a statement that they would close down several of their web properties. Among them popular social bookmarking site Delicious. The statement turned out to […]

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Combine Multiple RSS Feeds With Yahoo Pipes

Mike just emailed me asking for a way to combine all of his author feeds from all websites he is writing for to publish all of his articles as a single feed […]

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Yahoo Search Introduces Yahoo! Search Direct

Instant search results, results that appear before the search engine visitor even started typing, appear to be a relatively new trend that is pushed by search engine companies such as Google, Yahoo […]