Yahoo Search results now look more delicious than ever. Just as rumors suggested, Yahoo is now partnering with Yelp to improve its search results. User reviews and ratings along with business information from Yelp will now display when you search for local businesses in Yahoo search and Yahoo Maps. A lightbox displaying images related to… Continue reading Yelp Reviews and Ratings Have Officially Made Their Way to Yahoo Search
Katie Couric introduced herself this morning as the global anchor for Yahoo News, and she wants you to join her on her journey. Besides launching her new Tumblr, Couric announced the subject of her next interview and asked readers to help her build something new. On Friday, March 14, Couric will interview former New York… Continue reading Katie Couric Is Making the Newsroom Interactive for Her First Interview as Yahoo News Global Anchor
British surveillance organization GCHQ collected high volumes of webcam imagery from Yahoo chat users between 2008 and 2012, up to 11% of which included sexually explicit content.
Flickr just celebrated its 10th birthday and a decade of hosting images. Flickr originally launched at the O’Reilly Emerging Tech conference back on February 10, 2004. In March of 2004, Flickr raised its upload limit to 1 MB per photo. Not long after introducing tags and comments for photos, Flickr was acquired by Yahoo in… Continue reading Flickr Celebrates 10th Birthday and 1 Million Photos Uploaded per Day With Historical Timeline
It seems there’s no end in sight for the stream of big changes happening at Yahoo. In an effort to improve the quality of Yahoo search, Yahoo Local search results are set to take a backseat to Yelp listings and reviews in local search results in the following weeks, according to The Verge. It hasn’t… Continue reading Yahoo Tapping into Yelp Reviews for Local Search
Have you ever been on Google+ and felt like it was just like Facebook but minus your friends? It turns out there are some simple mathematical equations you can use to calculate any social network. Take Instagram for example, which equates to Flickr + food. Or how Quora is like Yahoo Answers by people with… Continue reading The Math Behind Social Networks [COMIC]
Have you recently been prompted by Yahoo Mail to reset your password? Yahoo discovered that hackers gained unauthorized access to email accounts yesterday and has taken a few steps to better protect its users. Although Yahoo was ambiguous about the nature of the “third party” attack in its security update, it has no evidence to… Continue reading Yahoo Gets Hacked and Resets Email Passwords
Are you ready for what Yahoo has to bring in 2014? After making big changes in 2013, like acquiring popular blogging site Tumblr and overhauling Flickr, Yahoo has announced at CES a slew of new, enhanced products along with its first acquisition of 2014 that will impact the way people interact with their phone screens,… Continue reading Yahoo Announces New Smart TV, Advertising, News Digest & First Acquisition of 2014