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Mozilla spruces up the Firefox search experience as Yahoo moves in

When Yahoo rolls out as the new search provider for Firefox, Mozilla plans to also introduce a new "one-click search" experience.

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Yahoo dethrones Google as default Firefox search tool

Yahoo said the five-year deal will widen its reach, but it's unclear by how much.

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Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts

A new mechanism helps email servers determine if a message was intended for a recycled account's previous owner

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Massive malvertising campaign on Yahoo, AOL and other sites delivers ransomware

The malicious ads exploited vulnerabilities to install the CryptoWall ransomware on computers, researchers from Proofpoint said

Tech talks to Obama: Lighten up with the NSA

President Obama met with top tech executives to discuss issues with the healthcare website but NSA concerns dominated the discussions.

Shellshock probing led Yahoo attackers to a different bug

The bug has now been fixed and user data was not at risk, the company said

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Yahoo will ring in the new year by killing its website directory

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.

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Yahoo slams new 'digital will' law, says users have privacy when they die

Yahoo says legislation giving estate attorneys broad data access violates its terms.

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How to make webmail your default email in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera

Tired of seeing Outlook fire up every time you accidentally click a mailto link? Here's how to stop the madness and make those links useful.

Big tech firms will protect your privacy…if it helps the bottom line

Lately, large tech companies have been up in arms against all the NSA spying but only out of fiscal necessity.