Jul 26, 2016

Yahoo sells internet assets to Verizon in $4.8 billion deal

Yahoo sealed a deal Monday to sell its core business to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company for the internet pioneer. The agreement announced by the two companies after months of negotiations comes following a years-long ...

Apr 11, 2016

U.K.'s Daily Mail in early talks over bid for Yahoo

The owner of Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper and media group is in early talks over a bid for the ailing U.S. Internet company Yahoo. A spokesman for the DailyMail.com said Sunday that, given the success of its site and Elite Daily, it has “been ...

Dec 15, 2015

NBA referee Kennedy says he's gay

Veteran NBA referee Bill Kennedy has told Yahoo Sports he is gay after Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo directed a gay slur at him during a game. Kennedy tells Yahoo he is “proud to be an NBA referee and I am proud to be ...

Oct 27, 2015

Yahoo gets 15. 2 million NFL viewers

The NFL says more than 460 million total minutes of video were consumed for Sunday’s game between the Bills and Jaguars. The league experimented with distributing coverage primarily through streaming for the first time for the matchup from London through a partnership with Yahoo. ...

Oct 16, 2015

Yahoo Mail sheds need for passwords on mobile devices

Yahoo on Thursday set out to make its free email service hip again with upgrades that included getting rid of the need for passwords on mobile devices. Yahoo new email application allows users to sign-in without passwords, which have long been lambasted as paltry ...

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 ...