Data breaches could cost Yahoo up to $350M USD, Reuters says

Yahoo Inc.'s data breaches now have a price tag on them. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters and Bloomberg are reporting that Verizon Communications Inc. now plans to buy the former Internet

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Verizon sale being delayed, Yahoo reveals

It turns out being the victim of the two largest cyber attacks in Internet history might be affecting Yahoo! Inc.'s sale to American telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. after all. The once-mighty search

Published on: January 24th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

From the ashes of Yahoo rises Altaba

Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer will be stepping down from the board once Verizon Communications Inc. completes its acquisition of the company, and the remaining assets left behind by Verizon will be renamed

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Yahoo data breaches unlikely to sink Verizon deal, Bloomberg finds

Think December's reveal that hackers were able to harvest personal information from 1 billion Yahoo Inc. accounts in 2013 is going to affect its pending $4.8 billion USD acquisition by U.S. telecommunications giant

Published on: January 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

One billion Yahoo accounts hacked in largest data breach ever

Just a few months after announcing that in 2014 500 million accounts were hacked, Yahoo Inc. is at it again, disclosing this week that in 2013 one billion accounts were hacked in the

Published on: December 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Verizon CEO confirms Yahoo acquisition about digital media during earnings call

Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Lowell McAdam has confirmed that yesterday's acquisition of Yahoo Inc. was more about content than its well-known search engine, calling it "a transaction that will make us an even

Published on: July 26th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Yahoo acquisition more about content and ad tech than search, analysts say

Monday's announcement that Verizon Communications Inc. would be purchasing Yahoo Inc. for $4.8 billion USD prompted a range of expert opinion, but most can agree on at least one thing: the American telecommunications

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood


Verizon to buy Yahoo for $4.8 billion USD

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based telecommunications firm Verizon Communications Inc. plans to acquire Internet search and media company Yahoo Inc. for $4.83 billion USD in cash, the U.S. organizations announced this morning. In a press

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Just how trendy is The Force Awakens on social media, anyway?

It's a pretty safe bet to assume that many Canadians (this writer included) are looking forward to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weekend, especially with reviews now indicating the

Published on: December 18th, 2015 Eric Emin Wood

Motorola Xoom debuts Honeycomb in U.S. launch

To buy or not to buy? That's the question right now as the Motorola Xoom, Google's first Android Honeycomb tablet, gets ready to make its grand debut. The Xoom launched south of the

Published on: February 25th, 2011 JR Raphael

‘4G’ joins ‘HD’ as meaningless marketing label

If you’re a marketer, the temptation of adding two letters to your product or service description that is immediately associated as “good” in the mind of consumers is just too irresistible. That’s why

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Apple predictable on iPhone 5 launch, analyst says

Apple will introduce the next iPhone on June 6, an analyst said today."There's absolutely no reason for them not to," said Ezra Gottheil, an analyst with Technology Business Research. "The pattern they've set

Published on: February 8th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft gets allies in patent fight against Toronto firm

Red Hat, Verizon, and Hewlett-Packard have jumped in to provide support to Microsoft in its patent dispute with Toronto-based firm i4i. The group combined forces to file an amicus brief to the U.S.

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Julie Bort