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Irish watchdog moves to convict Yahoo of illegal cookie tracking

Irish watchdog moves to convict Yahoo of illegal cookie tracking

The Irish Data Protection Authority (DPA) wants to convict Yahoo of AVG/GDPR violations. According to the watchdog, Yahoo's websites offered insufficient options to refuse cookie tracking in recent years. Yahoo has been under investigation by the Irish DPA since 2019. The watchdog wants to conv... Read more

date3 months ago
Verizon sells entire media division, which gets renamed to Yahoo

Verizon sells entire media division, which gets renamed to Yahoo

The American telecom provider has decided to split off its entire media division. The various media under Verizon will be in the hands of private equity firm Apollo Global Management, which is putting down 5 billion dollars (over 4 billion euros) for the business. Verizon's media branch is the r... Read more

date2 years ago
Verizon to sell Yahoo and AOL at massive loss?

Verizon to sell Yahoo and AOL at massive loss?

Verizon is ready to give up Yahoo and AOL, after spending over $9 billion on the former giants that fell out of the public eye years before Verizon paid to acquire them. The Wall Street Journal reported that Verizon is exploring the sale of assets that include AOL and Yahoo, as it looks to exit ... Read more

date2 years ago
Startup Lumi Labs from former Yahoo-CEO working on productivity apps

Startup Lumi Labs from former Yahoo-CEO working on productivity apps

Lumi Labs, a new startup of former Yahoo CEO and early Google employee Marissa Mayer, is working on apps and tools that will help people become more productive. This includes software to manage contacts. Lumi Labs was founded last year and now employs about twenty software engineers. The contacts ap... Read more

date4 years ago
U.S. court rejects Yahoo’s settlement proposal

U.S. court rejects Yahoo’s settlement proposal

An American judge has rejected Yahoo's proposed settlement around the data breaches in 2013 and 2014. This leaves parent company Verizon Communications with a problem, because it now has to look for an alternative way to satisfy about 200 million people. The proposed settlement covered plaintiffs in... Read more

date4 years ago
Hackers find simple method to bypass two-stage verification

Hackers find simple method to bypass two-stage verification

Hackers have found a new way to bypass two-stage verification. The hackers have succeeded in automating this process and can thus relatively easily break into accounts of Google and Yahoo, among others. Secure e-mail accounts do not seem as secure as expected. At least that's what Amnesty Internatio... Read more

date4 years ago
Yahoo comes up with new chat app focused on group discussions

Yahoo comes up with new chat app focused on group discussions

Yahoo has decided to venture the gamble and compete itself back into the message market. It does so by launching a new app. This has been named Yahoo Together and is seen as a replacement for the Yahoo Messenger app, which was discontinued in July. The new app resembles Slack in design, but combines... Read more

date4 years ago