Mar 31, 2015

Yahoo Japan sets out procedure for search result removal

Yahoo Japan Corp. has announced the conditions for when it will erase Internet search results containing sensitive information that individuals want removed. Search results obtained by typing in people’s names that show details about their medical history or past petty offenses will be deleted ...

Jan 9, 2015

Google's U.S. search share drops while Yahoo logs a rise

Google saw its share of the U.S. Internet search market slip on December to its lowest ever mark, while Yahoo notched its highest share in five years, an independent analytics firm said Thursday. Google handled 75.2 percent of U.S. online search referrals for the ...

Internet firms, U.S. government reach deal on customer data disclosure

Jan 28, 2014

Internet firms, U.S. government reach deal on customer data disclosure

The U.S. government and leading Internet companies Monday announced a compromise that will allow those companies to reveal more information about how often they are ordered to turn over customer information to the government in national security investigations. The Justice Department reached agreements with ...

Yahoo vows to encrypt all users' personal data to stymie prying eyes

Nov 19, 2013

Yahoo vows to encrypt all users' personal data to stymie prying eyes

Yahoo is expanding its efforts to protect its users’ online activities from prying eyes by encrypting all the communications and other information flowing into the Internet company’s data centers around the world. The commitment announced Monday by Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer follows a ...

Aug 23, 2013

Yahoo gets more traffic than Google for first time since '11

There is some good news for Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer: Yahoo has topped Google in Web traffic for the first time since May 2011. Research firm comScore reported Yahoo logged 196.6 million unique visitors in July, compared with its rival’s 192.3 million. The ...

Jul 16, 2013

Declassify Yahoo data decision: FISA court

The secret surveillance court that approved the U.S. government’s broad collection of millions of Americans’ telephone and email records called Monday for the White House to declassify and release as much as it can of one of the court’s early legal decisions sanctioning that ...

Jun 5, 2013

Yahoo to ship fresh Japanese food to Hong Kong shoppers

Yahoo Inc. will start a fresh food shopping service in Hong Kong, opening a website this month to take orders for fruit, beef and marine products from Japan, sources said Tuesday. Using Yamato Holdings Co.’s parcel delivery service and flights by All Nippon Airways ...