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Yahoo Fantasy Sports

Yahoo bans employees from playing Fantasy Sports on any site

October 10th, 2015

In the wake of a mini fantasy sports scandal that erupted earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo is now banning its employees from participating in paid fantasy sports leagues. The move comes after it was revealed that an employee from DraftKings — one of the top fantasy sites today — …

Hackers Flash Yahoo Malware Attack

Hackers exploit Flash in one of the largest malware attacks in recent history

August 4th, 2015

In case it wasn’t clear yet, Adobe’s Flash isn’t exactly the safest tool for delivering Internet content. Hackers are already more than aware of the software’s security issues and are happy to exploit them for various malicious purposes. That’s exactly what happened in late July when hackers used Flash to infect Yahoo websites with malware …

Fleksy Yahoo Search Extension

Popular smartphone keyboard app gets an unexpected, major new feature

March 3rd, 2015

In addition to announcing a new partnership with Samsung, which will bring its paid keyboard app complete with a themes pack for free to Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge buyers, Fleksy made one more major announcement this week, introducing a brand new feature that you wouldn’t normally see in apps like this.

Yahoo Top 10 Searches of 2014

iPhone 6 sneaks into Yahoo’s top 10 searches of 2014

December 4th, 2014

As has become the trend, celebrities dominated the charts in Yahoo’s yearly ranking of top searches for 2014. Jennifer Lawrence, Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus are unsurprising additions to the list, but climbing its way into ninth position is one device that people around the country are still lining up for months after launch: the iPhone 6.

Yahoo Email and Google Gmail Encryption

Yahoo wants to encrypt all of your email, with Google’s help

August 8th, 2014

Yahoo will offer its users full end-to-end email encryption and compatibility with Google’s own end-to-end email encryption at some point in 2015, CNET reports, as Yahoo chief information security officer Alex Stamos on Thursday confirmed the company’s email encryption plans at the Black Hat conference.

Yahoo Tumblr Traffic Decreases

Tumblr has lost 7 million visitors since December

May 12th, 2014

Marissa Mayer has been Yahoo’s CEO for nearly two years and in that time she has revamped many of Yahoo’s websites and apps, and has made some major purchases. Most notably, Yahoo bought Tumblr a little over a year ago for $1.1 billion. Now, however, this purchase isn’t looking so good. According to a ComScore report …