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# yahoo - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach
# Data Protection
# Data Protection

Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach

Jun 7th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,453 Views 8 Comments

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
# Oops
# Oops

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

Oct 4th 2017, 7:19 AM 8,983 Views 7 Comments

“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
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

US charges two Russian spies with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts

Mar 15th 2017, 5:02 PM 6,141 Views 0 Comments

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
# Change On The Verizon
# Change On The Verizon

The name Yahoo could soon be no more

Jan 10th 2017, 12:36 PM 15,534 Views 15 Comments

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
# Hacked Off
# Hacked Off

One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen

Dec 14th 2016, 10:38 PM 9,877 Views 23 Comments

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

# yahoo - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Opinion: 'Do you have a Yahoo email account? If so, you should close it'
# Security
# Security

Opinion: 'Do you have a Yahoo email account? If so, you should close it'

Oct 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 3,650 Views 50 Comments

Julien Mercille argues that you should, by now, have enough concerns about your Yahoo account to shut it down.

# yahoo - Friday 23 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 23rd 2016, 5:02 PM 19,548 Views 25 Comments

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
# State Actors
# State Actors

Data Protection Commissioner seeking answers after massive Yahoo privacy breach

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:35 AM 11,758 Views 36 Comments

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
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Yahoo confirms at least 500 million accounts hacked

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:51 PM 20,409 Views 36 Comments

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
# Delete Delete Delete
# Delete Delete Delete

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

Jan 13th 2016, 1:37 PM 16,249 Views 45 Comments

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

# yahoo - Thursday 7 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 7th 2016, 11:59 AM 11,458 Views 17 Comments

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
# All In A Twitter
# All In A Twitter

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

Apr 8th 2015, 12:13 PM 9,433 Views 18 Comments

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
# Making An Entrance

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

Mar 25th 2015, 8:07 PM 25,737 Views 154 Comments

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
# Making It Rain
# Making It Rain

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

Feb 8th 2015, 4:00 PM 44,223 Views 42 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Sep 12th 2014, 1:10 PM 7,475 Views 18 Comments

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
# Here Comes (some) Sun
# Here Comes (some) Sun

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

May 16th 2014, 7:18 AM 20,555 Views 24 Comments

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

# yahoo - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

16 of the greatest questions ever asked on Yahoo! Answers

Apr 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 94,555 Views 51 Comments

Hold on. This is important.

# yahoo - Monday 7 April, 2014

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows
# TV Streaming
# TV Streaming

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

Apr 7th 2014, 4:54 PM 6,886 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 5th 2014, 10:11 AM 7,476 Views 21 Comments

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

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images
# Spying
# Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images

Feb 27th 2014, 5:19 PM 12,380 Views 39 Comments

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:
# Office Space
# Office Space

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

Feb 17th 2014, 10:32 AM 21,089 Views 11 Comments

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

# yahoo - Friday 24 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 24th 2014, 7:37 PM 4,704 Views 0 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws

Dec 9th 2013, 11:01 AM 4,222 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Spying
# Spying

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

Oct 30th 2013, 7:03 PM 6,299 Views 13 Comments

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

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

8 brilliantly bizarre questions asked on Yahoo! Answers

Sep 15th 2013, 1:00 PM 33,125 Views 30 Comments

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
# San Francisco

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

Sep 8th 2013, 5:00 PM 23,475 Views 23 Comments

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
# Spending Spree
# Spending Spree

Yahoo buys facial-recognition company in bid to boost Flickr

Aug 26th 2013, 11:06 PM 3,395 Views 8 Comments

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

# yahoo - Monday 1 July, 2013

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

Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it

Jul 1st 2013, 8:00 PM 4,347 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

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

Jun 10th 2013, 4:59 PM 3,297 Views 12 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

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

Jun 7th 2013, 5:26 PM 7,419 Views 66 Comments

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
# Next Big Thing
# Next Big Thing

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

May 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 8,092 Views 4 Comments

“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

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

Your guide to the website that cost Yahoo a billion dollars

May 22nd 2013, 3:05 PM 2,241 Views 2 Comments

Well, to all the funny bits anyway.

# yahoo - Sunday 19 May, 2013

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

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

May 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 8,814 Views 5 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How practising mindfulness can help your work life

May 17th 2013, 7:00 PM 273 Views 32 Comments

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
# Social Media
# Social Media

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

May 16th 2013, 5:59 PM 15,059 Views 46 Comments

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
# Flux Capacitor

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

Sep 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 16,415 Views 19 Comments

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
# Poached
# Poached

Yahoo! nabs new CEO from Google

Jul 17th 2012, 10:43 AM 7,035 Views 18 Comments

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
# Unencrypted
# Unencrypted

Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords

Jul 12th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,645 Views 3 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever lied on your CV?

May 14th 2012, 9:48 AM 3,551 Views 21 Comments

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
# Rumbled
# Rumbled

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

May 14th 2012, 8:36 AM 5,487 Views 8 Comments

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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