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Web sites go dark to honor Sandy Hook victims

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.

High-tech 2012: The year's biggest wins, comebacks and valiant efforts

We name the people, companies and products that took positive steps forward in 2012.


Yahoo Mail revamped with cleaner, less cluttered look

The updated Yahoo Mail will be available on the Web, as well as on Windows 8 and Android and iOS

Yahoo acquires video chat start-up OnTheAir

The acquisition aims at getting talented staff into Yahoo

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Yahoo's top searches of 2012: Elections, iPhones, Kardashians

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.

Yahoo hit with $2.7 billion judgment by Mexico court

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 to ignore Microsoft's 'Do Not Track' signal from IE10

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.

Yahoo boss appoints another former Google worker as COO

Henrique de Castro previously vice president of Google's worldwide partner business solutions group

How is Good for Gmail and Yahoo Mail

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.

The Greatest Tech Battles Ever

In honor of the patent war heating up between Apple and Samsung, we look back at some epic tech battles.