Don't-Miss Stories

yahoo sign

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.

yahoo sign

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.

Email

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.

yahoo sign

U.S. threatened Yahoo with $250,000 daily fines for defying surveillance requests

Yahoo's disclosure comes amid newly unsealed court documents

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.

yahooendtoend

Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

yahoo sign

Dead in Japan? Yahoo Ending has everything you need

Yahoo Japan's end-of-life portal covers everything from online data to cremation.

Yahoo’s revenue slumps on weak ad sales

Yahoo reported falling sales in the second quarter and mixed results in its critical advertising business.

Yahoo at CES 2014

Yahoo revenue drops as ad business flounders

The company has to work faster to make up for the drop, CEO Marissa Mayer says

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.

rayv logo

Yahoo acquires video streaming startup RayV

RayV's technology will help Yahoo deliver mobile video.