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It is time to opt out of Yahoo Mail email scanning

Yahoo Mail and AOL Mail, which both fly under the Oath banner, a Verizon owned company, scan emails that arrive in user inboxes to improve advertisement targeting. An article published by The […]

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Yahoo Messenger is dead

Yahoo revealed today that it will no longer support Yahoo Messenger, the company's instant messaging program, after July 17, 2018. Yahoo Messenger users can use the program like they normally do until […]

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Yahoo Search becomes unusable because of ads

If you visit Yahoo Search right now from a location in the United States, the chance is high that you get more ads on the search results page than organic results. A […]

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Yahoo: information on at least 500 million accounts stolen

Yahoo released an important message about Yahoo User Security on the official company blog a moment ago confirming that information on at least 500 million Yahoo accounts was stolen in late 2014. […]

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Yahoo Account Key: password-less sign-in for Yahoo accounts

Yahoo announced today the roll-out of new mobile versions of the company's Mail application that introduce new features such as multi-mailbox management and password-less sign-ins among other things. The company launched on-demand […]

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Yahoo shuts down Pipes, Maps and other services

Yahoo Inc. announced the shut down of several company products including Yahoo Maps and Pipes yesterday. Yahoo Pipes, which we first covered back in 2008 here on Ghacks, is one of the […]

Yahoo turns off Search Alerts frontend, leaves users without management options

Yahoo! Search Alerts is was a Google Alerts alternative for Yahoo users. The service provided you with tools to monitor search keywords in Yahoo's engine and receive notifications when new websites or […]

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Yahoo On-Demand Passwords improves security for some users

Yahoo announced the launch of the a new on-demand password feature today in the United States. If you have a US IP you get the new on-demand passwords options under account security […]

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Can Yahoo Screen become a serious YouTube competitor?

YouTube is not the only online platform on which Internet users can upload, share and watch videos but it is without doubt the most popular one. While that is the case, there […]

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Flickr removes Facebook and Google sign-in option

Up until now you had several options to create a Flickr account and sign in to the account afterwards. You could create a Yahoo account for that obviously, but also had options […]

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Yahoo News Digest review

Yahoo launched the Yahoo News Digest application for iOS four month ago. Today, the company launched the Android version of the application along with international versions. Most news applications display an never […]

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Yahoo! launches toolbar update in the United States

Toolbars were quite common back in the gold old pioneering days of the Internet as they added functionality to the browser that you could not add in any other way to it. […]

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How to access NSFW or adult flagged contents on Tumblr

When Yahoo acquired Tumblr a couple of months ago users of the platform had two main concerns. First, that Yahoo would introduce ads to the platform, and second, that it would limit […]

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A look at Yahoo's new image search

Since most Internet users have fixed their eyes on Google, many may not have noticed that Yahoo revamped its image search engine back in June of this year. Image search on Yahoo […]

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Yahoo! Search Alerts: a Google Alerts alternative

Update: It appears that Yahoo! retired Search Alerts. The link pointing to the page on Yahoo redirects automatically to the homepage of Yahoo! now. If you are running an online business, want […]

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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 […]