Hashtag Trending – Uber & NASA team up for flying taxis, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion accounts were hacked

Uber and NASA are teaming up for flying taxis, Yahoo still doesn’t know how 3 billion of its accounts were hacked four years ago, and biotech mosquitoes will soon be loosed in the

Published on: November 9th, 2017 Alex Radu

Yahoo is dead and from its ashes Altaba will rise

Yahoo Inc. CEO Marissa Mayer will be stepping down from the board once Verizon Communications Inc. completes its acquisition of the company, and the remaining assets left behind by Verizon will be renamed

Published on: January 10th, 2017 Alex Radu

Weekly Update – Trump meets with Silicon Valley, Yahoo Hack, Canadian data centres

IT World Canada's Brian Jackson and Alex Radu discuss the top stories of the week in tech news. 1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach Montreal sits at the centre of

Published on: December 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

1 billion accounts hacked in record-breaking Yahoo data breach

Just a few months after announcing that in 2014 500 million accounts were hacked, Yahoo Inc. is at it again, disclosing this week that in 2013 one billion accounts were hacked in the

Published on: December 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Yahoo to sell to Verizon for $4.8 billion USD

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based telecommunications firm Verizon Communications Inc. plans to acquire Internet search and media company Yahoo Inc. for $4.83 billion USD in cash, the U.S. organizations announced this morning. In a press

Published on: July 25th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Stop the mindless pursuit of data and get closer to the customer

Despite what Amazon, Google, Yahoo and Facebook do to convince companies that they represent the pathway to the future; the success/failure of a company is not about the mindless pursuit of data. Successful

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Max Spindle

Poor choice of celebrities at CES this year

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Tablets give everyone an opportunity to involve and be involved

The TV industry has been having a tough time figuring out what tomorrow is going to look like … and how they’ll play in it. Cable folks are holding them hostage (if you

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Max Spindle

Squeezing profit from every video frame

Today, it’s not just producing eye-popping content, it’s monetizing it … every bit and byte Networks, local stations, studios, YouTube (100 hours uploaded every minute), Yahoo, Amazon, Netflix, AOL, others  – there are

Published on: June 17th, 2013 Max Spindle

Tumblr has 1.1 billion reasons to say Yahoo!

In a blockbuster acquisition announced Monday, Yahoo Inc. announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire social media network Tumblr in a deal worth US$1.1 billion, which will substantially  be payable in

Published on: May 21st, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Yahoo partners with Dropbox

It seems that each day company CEO Marissa Mayer is making Yahoo more interesting. Today it's a partnership with file hosting service Dropbox Inc. The company is introducing a native Dropbox integration within  Yahoo Mail.

Published on: April 3rd, 2013 CDN Staff

Sometimes market correction requires rocking the boat

OMG Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer made a policy change and told people they had to show up to work. It’s obvious she’s the Wicked Witch of the West. Oh, you say, Best Buy’s boss

Published on: March 25th, 2013 Max Spindle

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer makes a wise decision

You are either engaged at work or you are not. It’s as simple as that. I for one credit Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for making this un-conventional decision. Trends such as working from home and

Published on: February 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Yahoo looks to regain past glory with location services

By moving into the hot location-based services market, Yahoo hopes to shed its second-tier status and return to its place as a major Internet player.Yahoo made several moves to reassert itself today at

Published on: November 17th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin