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Should Facebook, Yahoo, and Twitter really judge what's news?

Some new features show a growing interest in keeping users informed

Yahoo acquires mobile video app startup Ptch

The Ptch service will be shut down by Jan. 2

Yahoo buys SkyPhrase to better understand natural language

Enhanced fantasy sports apps might be developed with SkyPhrase technology.

The weakest link: How the NSA may have hacked Google and Yahoo

Using a new twist on the old techinque of wire tapping, the NSA may have tapped fiber-optic cables to gather information without anyone knowing about it.

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Can a celebrity news team help revive Yahoo?

TV news anchor Katie Couric is the latest high profile journalist to join Yahoo's staff.