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#Yahoo!

# yahoo - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

500 million people were affected by the breach.

# yahoo - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Yahoo had said 1 billion accounts were hacked. Now, it's saying 3 billion were

“Whether it’s 1 billion or 3 billion is largely immaterial. Assume it affects you,” said a security expert.

# yahoo - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

US charges two Russian spies with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts

Two “criminal hackers” were also indicted in relation to the Yahoo hack.

# yahoo - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The name Yahoo could soon be no more

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, co-founder David Filo and four other directors currently on the company’s 11-member board will resign.

# yahoo - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen

This is separate from its previously disclosed breach affecting 500 million.

# yahoo - Sunday 9 October, 2016

# yahoo - Friday 23 September, 2016

"Change your password now" - What to do if you have a Yahoo account

Experts say beefing up your security is the only way to protect yourself from a potential attack.

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Yahoo said names, email addresses, birth dates, and scrambled passwords were stolen.

# yahoo - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Yahoo confirms at least 500 million accounts hacked

The company said the attack may be “State sponsored”

# yahoo - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Europe says it's OK for the boss to snoop on your private messages at work

The ruling comes after a Romanian engineer was fired over private Yahoo Messenger chats.

# yahoo - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From Business ETC Yahoo is being squeezed to cut costs and its Irish staff could be in the firing line Downsizing

Yahoo is being squeezed to cut costs and its Irish staff could be in the firing line

The company opened a new EMEA office in Dublin last year.

# yahoo - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Twitter is going crazy on rumours Google wants to take it over

But the ship has well and truly sailed if the tech giant wanted a cheap deal.

# yahoo - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite' Making An Entrance This post contains videos

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite'

Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.

# yahoo - Sunday 8 February, 2015

5 lessons from Marissa Mayer, who made $500m before turning 40

One tip: Choose the scariest option.

# yahoo - Friday 12 September, 2014

The US threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-a-day fine for not giving data to PRISM

The company challenged the US government on constitutional grounds, but failed and was forced to hand over the US user data.

# yahoo - Friday 16 May, 2014

Is this that thing they call "summer"? Temperatures to soar to 20 degrees

However, there will be moderate winds in some areas. Sorry.

# yahoo - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 of the greatest questions ever asked on Yahoo! Answers Hmmmm

16 of the greatest questions ever asked on Yahoo! Answers

Hold on. This is important.

# yahoo - Monday 7 April, 2014

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

# yahoo - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From Business ETC Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services Disconnected

Yahoo to axe Facebook and Google sign-in option from its services

The company will now require people to log in using Yahoo’s own ID service instead of using their Facebook or Google account.

# yahoo - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

# yahoo - Monday 17 February, 2014

Facebook tops list of Dublin office deals. Here's the full top 10:

Research by commercial estate agents HWBC also found that commercial rents were up by 15 per cent last year.

# yahoo - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014 Gfail

Yahoo's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014

Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.

# yahoo - Monday 9 December, 2013

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws

The companies which include Facebook, Microsoft and Google are demanding the government to allow greater transparency and accountability when requesting public data.

# yahoo - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

NSA 'tapped into links to Google, Yahoo data centres'

The latest reports show that a programme intercepted data flows – and it was operated jointly with the NSA’s British counterpart.

# yahoo - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 brilliantly bizarre questions asked on Yahoo! Answers Ask A Stupid Question

8 brilliantly bizarre questions asked on Yahoo! Answers

Everything you’ve always wanted to know but been too afraid to ask. Answered at last.

# yahoo - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought San Francisco This post contains images

Photos: Have a look at the €20 million mansion Yahoo’s CEO allegedly bought

You would have no problem storing four cars and 3,000 bottles of wine in this place, and your chef could even have his own kitchen.

# yahoo - Monday 26 August, 2013

Yahoo buys facial-recognition company in bid to boost Flickr

Yahoo has been on a buying spree since Marissa Mayer took over the flailing internet giant earlier this year.

# yahoo - Monday 1 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it ASL?

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it

Let’s break out the Comic Sans and get our guestbook on.

# yahoo - Monday 10 June, 2013

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

# yahoo - Friday 7 June, 2013

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report

The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.

# yahoo - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Tumblr $1 billion deal sparks talk on next big tech target

“All the big internet companies that have money are potential buyers. Then it depends on what they want to be and how much they are willing to pay.”

# yahoo - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Your guide to the website that cost Yahoo a billion dollars Tumblr

Your guide to the website that cost Yahoo a billion dollars

Well, to all the funny bits anyway.

# yahoo - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Yahoo! approves deal to buy Tumblr in $1.1bn takeover - report

The Wall Street Journal says Yahoo! directors have approved the ambitious takeover of the popular social platform.

# yahoo - Friday 17 May, 2013

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley

# yahoo - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Court says YouTube video of taxi evasion may be taken down from the internet

A High Court judge said today he was surprised that Google and Facebook had not done more to help take down the video.

# yahoo - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look Flux Capacitor This post contains images

Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look

Have you ever seen the very first version of RTE.ie? Or wondered what the name ‘Daft’ came from?

# yahoo - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google

Marissa Mayer was Google’s first female engineer – now she is head of Yahoo, one of its main rivals.

# yahoo - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.

# yahoo - Monday 14 May, 2012

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV?

The head of Yahoo has resigned after it was found that his CV said he had a computer science degree which he didn’t actually have. Have you ever tried to get away with it?

Yahoo! CEO quits after expose of 'fake' computer science degree

Scott Thompson had only been in the job for six months before someone noticed he couldn’t have earned the degree he said he had.

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