Other services like Yahoo Education and Qwiki will also close, Yahoo said. But it's the Web directory that first launched Yahoo onto the Web.
The site still gathers certain types of data about users
There were 18,000 requests in the first six months of this year, down from 29,000 a year ago
Shares were trading a tad lower around $90 later in the afternoon
The TwitPic photo-sharing service for Twitter has been acquired, though it's not saying yet by whom.
Alibaba's international expansion could accelerate following its US listing
New encryption is in place in U.S. stores, the retailer said -- small consolation for those who were affected.
The iOS 8 feature plays a key role in Apple's health tracking ambitions
California regulators last week called the service illegal. But that hasn't stopped services like Lyft from operating like business as usual.
Yahoo says legislation giving estate attorneys broad data access violates its terms.
The company is promoting a service regulators have said violates the law, while permanently cutting the price of its lower-cost UberX service.
Governments of many nations are increasingly asking Google to hand over information on its users
Drivers can't carry multiple passengers while charging individual fares, the California Public Utilities Commission said.
Yahoo's disclosure comes amid newly unsealed court documents
The firm received 268 requests during the first half of 2014