zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 15, 2017 12:04 PM
As previewed earlier, a grand jury in California has charged four people — including two Russian FSB intelligence officers, i.e. “spies” — in a pair of computer hacks against Yahoo that victimised hundreds of millions of consumers, the DOJ said on Wednesday. The men […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 9, 2017 6:46 PM
Four-and-a-half years after taking over as CEO of Yahoo, the company announced today, via an 8-K that Marissa Mayer is resigning from the board. Additionally the comany’s name with be change to Altaba (well it’s better than ‘Bahoo’).
It’s been a bumpy ride…
thedailysheeple.com / by Josie Wales via THE ANTI-MEDIA / OCTOBER 6, 2016
In stark contrast to Tuesday’s revelations regarding vast and blatant violations of privacy rights by Yahoo on behalf of the United States government, it was announced the same day that encrypted chat app Signal had won a year-long fight against the Feds […]
21stcenturywire.com / The Guardian / OCTOBER 5, 2016
21st Century Wire says…
This will rank as one of the most egregious miscarriages of consumer trust in US history.
In a brief statement to Reuters, according to these Silicon Valley executives:
“Yahoo is a law-abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States.”
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 4, 2016 1:25 PM
Just days after admitting that some 500 millions of its email accounts were hacked (allegedly Russians, of course),the Yahoo confessional continues as Reuters reports, somewhat stunningly that, Yahoo secretly built software to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for US intel officials. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Sep 22, 2016
The latest massive data breach, one which may or may not be blamed on Putin, came overnight when ReCode reported that Yahoo is poised to confirm that a hacker has exposed approximately 200 million user accounts.
As Recode adds, while sources were unspecific about the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 25, 2016
Almost a decade after Microsoft made an unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo for $50 billion, moments ago Verizon confirmed recent rumors that it would acquire Yahoo operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, far below initial estimates floated several months ago that the segment could […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 22, 2016 9:05 AM
It appears that after years of attempts to quietly, then not so quietly sell itself, the increasingly troubled former internet portal giant may have finally found the “greatest fool” thanks to Verizon.
According to Bloomberg, Verizon is the lead bidder for Yahoo with […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Diane Alter via Money Morning / November 19, 2015
Activist hedge fund and key Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) shareholder Starboard Value LP has thrown a major snag in the company’s Alibaba spin-off plans.
Starboard is pressuring Yahoo to halt the $20 billion Alibaba spin-off and instead sell its sputtering Internet business.
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North via thenation.com on June 13, 2015
For years, I have set my browser not to save any history of my searching.
For years, I have set Windows 7 to defragment my hard disk once a week.
Now I learn this.
In 2010 David Kernell, a University of Tennessee student, was […]
21stcenturywire.com / MARCH 17, 2015
To encrypt, or not to encrypt? There are two schools of thought when it comes to the encryption issue…
Firstly, do you really trust major service provides, like Yahoo and Google, to keep your emails and private information out the NSA’s “bulk data collection” (mass surveillance) program? In the past, […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/29/2015 11:18
Just out from Citigroup:
Yahoo! shares are down meaningfully during the last two trading days due to the decline in BABA shares, even though Yahoo! announced this week the best-case scenario for its shareholders in the form of a tax-free spin-off of its entire equity position […]