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

Canadians’ mobile app use grew by 74% in 2016, Yahoo subsidiary reveals

TORONTO - Canadians are spending more time on mobile apps than ever, even as global growth in mobile app use slows down. According to the latest numbers from Yahoo Inc. subsidiary Flurry, the

Published on: February 3rd, 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

Weekly Update – Trump meets with Silicon Valley, Yahoo Hack, Canadian data centres

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. 1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach Montreal sits at the centre of

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

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

Do you Yahoo? 500M affected by new hack

The hits keep coming for beleaguered search engine icon Yahoo Inc. - and not the good kind. On Thursday, the company revealed that what it called a "state-sponsored actor" stole personal information from

Published on: September 23rd, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Car buyers rely on mobile research, expect net access at dealerships: Yahoo [infographic]

Internet-savvy consumers expect a personalized experience when shopping for a new car, and online marketers, car dealers, and manufacturers all have a role to play in delivering one, according to a pair of

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

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