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Photographers angry with Yahoo over selling Flickr photos

Photographers have expressed their dissatisfaction with Yahoo’s move to sell supposedly free photos on Flickr. Several photographers who called The Wall Street Journal explained that some of the photos Yahoo was selling were not meant for sale and had been uploaded on the image website to be used for free. ...

Yahoo buys photo app-maker Cooliris

Yahoo has acquired the popular photo startup, Cooliris, as the tech giant continues to focus on improving mobile experience. Cooliris, founded back in 2006 has built its own app that enables users to to browse photos from popular social networks like Facebook, and Flickr, and also from the cloud with ...

Yahoo to embrace encrypted emails from 2015

Alex Stamos, Yahoo’s Chief Information security officer announced yesterday that Yahoo Mail users will soon have the option to send encrypted emails using a browser plugin. The encryption would see users send emails with content that has been scrambled and is unreadable to anyone except the sender and the receiver. ...


Yahoo looks to create their own version of YouTube.

Yahoo just failed in their attempt to buy Dailymotion, bringing into focus the fact that they are looking to give YouTube some true competition. Well, new reports indicate that they are looking to create their own video portal, and they plan to woo some YouTube stars over to their side ...


Google worried by the alarming rate of requests for content removal

Google now raises concerns over persistent demands by governments, and law enforces across the world to remove content. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO THE REQUESTS IT GETS TO HAND OVER USER DATA. Considering the facts, Google got 3,846 government requests to remove 24,737 pieces of content. This is an increase ...

Yahoo Mail Brand New, Fast, Simple and Elegant

Yahoo Mail’s 16th Birthday celebration was fielded by giving a brand new view to Yahoo Mail. Various new features were integrated into the mail system in a move that is seen as a way to curb the growing popularity of Gmail, Yahoo’s major competitor. If you have been a loyal ...


Yahoo eats up Rockmelt.

Yahoo has been on a massive shopping spree, and its latest target was the social browser maker Rockmelt. I suppose the two bonded over the fact that they both want to help their users find the best content on the net. With the move said to have set yahoo back ...