A long list of Web sites went dark for one minute at 9:30 a.m. ET today to mark a moment of silence for the 26 women and children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. last Friday.
We name the people, companies and products that took positive steps forward in 2012.
The updated Yahoo Mail will be available on the Web, as well as on Windows 8 and Android and iOS
The acquisition aims at getting talented staff into Yahoo
The annual tally of most frequent search terms cover politics, new product introductions, and assorted celebrity gossip, according to Yahoo, which also listed the most popular Internet memes of the year.
A court in Mexico has entered a US$2.7 billion judgment against Yahoo in a breach-of-contract suit over a yellow-pages listing service.
Yahoo will ignore "Do Not Track" privacy requests sent by Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 browser, calling its ally's unilateral decision "signal abuse" and pointing to a possible rift between the search partners.
Henrique de Castro previously vice president of Google's worldwide partner business solutions group
Now that Microsoft's revamped and flashy free e-mail service is drawing the spotlight, rivals Yahoo and Google have a clear reason to update their e-mail services.