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# Yahoo!

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Data Protection Commissioner concludes investigation into Yahoo over massive data breach
500 million people were affected by the breach.
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.
US charges two Russian spies with hacking 500 million Yahoo accounts
Two “criminal hackers” were also indicted in relation to the Yahoo hack.
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.
One billion Yahoo users could have had their data stolen
This is separate from its previously disclosed breach affecting 500 million.
Opinion: 'Do you have a Yahoo email account? If so, you should close it'
Julien Mercille argues that you should, by now, have enough concerns about your Yahoo account to shut it down.
"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 confirms at least 500 million accounts hacked
The company said the attack may be “State sponsored”
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 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.
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.
Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite'
Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.
5 lessons from Marissa Mayer, who made $500m before turning 40
One tip: Choose the scariest option.
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.
Is this that thing they call "summer"? Temperatures to soar to 20 degrees
However, there will be moderate winds in some areas. Sorry.
16 of the greatest questions ever asked on Yahoo! Answers
Hold on. This is important.
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 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.
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.
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's amazing response to the great Gmail blackout of 2014
Gmail was down, but now it’s back. Everyone relax.
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.
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.
8 brilliantly bizarre questions asked on Yahoo! Answers
Everything you’ve always wanted to know but been too afraid to ask. Answered at last.
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 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.
Remember Geocities? Now you can recreate it
Let’s break out the Comic Sans and get our guestbook on.
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.
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.
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.”
Your guide to the website that cost Yahoo a billion dollars
Well, to all the funny bits anyway.
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.
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
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.
Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look
Have you ever seen the very first version of Or wondered what the name ‘Daft’ came from?
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.
Hackers post pilfered Yahoo! passwords
Nearly half a million passwords and email addresses from a Yahoo! server were posted online.
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.