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'So, that's why it's called Bluetooth!' and other surprising tech name origins

The hidden, and occasionally accidental, history of common tech brand names.

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Tech industry calls for 'oversight and accountability' of NSA surveillance

Internet companies in the U.S. are demanding that the surveillance practices of the U.S. should be reformed to enhance privacy protections and provide "appropriate oversight and accountability mechanisms."

NSA spying on Google and Yahoo without their knowledge

New documents from the international fugitive and whistleblower Edward Snowden suggest that the NSA is seeing even more than we thought.

Yahoo snaps up LookFlow to improve Flickr

Five LookFlow engineers will join Yahoo's Flickr team in San Francisco in an effort to improve photo discovery on the image-sharing site.

Yahoo to review redacted FISA papers before release

The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has allowed Yahoo's counsel to review declassified documents from a 2008 dispute over data disclosure, after the company said the public release of documents redacted by the government could lead to its role being misunderstood.

Yahoo ordered not to stall Bing rollout in Taiwan, Hong Kong

A court in New York has upheld an arbitration award requiring Yahoo not to delay the roll out of Bing services in Taiwan and Hong Kong under a 2009 agreement.

Yahoo to reinvent small-business services unit

Yahoo Small Business handles Web hosting, domain registration, e-commerce and email services for small businesses. It's about to get an overhaul as part of the company's ongoing attempt to revamp itself.

What people hate most about the new Yahoo Mail

Based on the number of votes for each suggestion for a fix, here are the top five reasons people are fed up with the new Yahoo Mail.

Yahoo reports another sales drop as ad clicks yield less

The number of people using Yahoo’s services has grown, but the company hasn’t turned those users into top-line growth.

How to enable Yahoo Mail's (soon to be default) SSL encryption today

The good news: Default SSL encryption is coming soon to Yahoo Mail. The better news: You can enable it today.