Feb 3, 2014 — Google, Yahoo and others said they received thousands of secret-court-approved government requests for their users' content. The companies said only a small percentage of their users were affected by the requests.
Jan 31, 2014 — The company, which provides the world's second-largest email service, says "the list of usernames and passwords that were used to execute the attack was likely collected from a third-party database compromise."
Sep 6, 2013 — Joining other browers and social media sites, Yahoo issues a "transparency report" about the number of requests it gets for users data.
Sep 5, 2013 — The goal was to create something whimsical, sophisticated and fresh, CEO Marissa Mayer says. Is it an improvement, something worse or not that much different?
May 20, 2013 — Tumblr joins GeoCities, Broadcast.com and Overture in the small fraternity of Yahoo's $1 billion-plus acquisitions. What can the company can learn from its previous purchases?
May 20, 2013 — Yahoo will pay about $1.1 billion for the six-year-old blogging site. Tumblr's leadership won't change and Yahoo promises it will be independently operated.
May 19, 2013 — The deal for the blogging site is designed to attract younger users to the ailing Web portal. The Wall Street Journal is basing its report on unnamed sources close to the situation.
Mar 26, 2013 — Yahoo recently bought Summly, a news-summarizing app, for $30 million. But the company is ditching the app and only keeping the small team and the algorithm that drive it. So could this signal a change in companies buying fewer actual products and services and instead taking gambles on algorithms?
Feb 27, 2013 — Marissa Mayer's decision to ban working from home at Yahoo has sparked a debate about the effectiveness of teleworking. NPR's Steve Henn, who works a fragmented schedule from his Silicon Valley home, says research on what works is mixed, but success largely depends on the job and whom you're collaborating with.
Feb 25, 2013 — The decision by Yahoo to stop its remote work policy seems to fly in the face of recent trends that allow more working-from-home, not less.