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US government threatened Yahoo with $250,000-per-day fine if it did not hand over user data to NSA

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Yahoo took matter to secret court, but failed to reverse government demands
12 Sep 2014

Yahoo acquires app analytics firm Flurry

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Company reportedly pays $200m-$300m for startup as display ad revenue falters
22 Jul 2014

Yahoo revenues slip again in second quarter

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Yahoo revenues decline by four per cent, while Alibaba now accounts for two-thirds of the company's value
16 Jul 2014

Google web form offers EU citizens first step in 'right to be forgotten'

Search giant allows EU citizens to request removal of search results, but with no promises of action
30 May 2014

Yahoo beats Q1 revenue expectations, despite profits slump

Struggling web firm boosted by Chinese internet firm Alibaba as CEO Marissa 'buoyed by growth'
16 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: The way we present web search data could influence election outcomes, claims Yahoo

"How do you define interestingness?" asks director of research
27 Mar 2014

Verizon transparency report reveals increase in US government data requests

But telecoms firm prohibited from revealing data it submits to NSA
23 Jan 2014

Marissa Mayer fires Yahoo COO de Castro after just a year in the post

No direct reason given for CEO’s 'difficult decision'
16 Jan 2014

Yahoo users' PCs infected by malware from ads

Security firm SurfRight estimates that 2.5 million PCs could have been affected
06 Jan 2014

Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Eight tech firms call for changes to US government surveillance

The likes of Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all involved in 'Reform Government Surveillance' alliance
09 Dec 2013

NSA harvests millions of personal email and IM contact lists

Average of 500,000 address books collected a day, according to latest Snowden revelations
15 Oct 2013

US government: 'Tech firms should not be allowed to publish data requests'

Claims that 'adversaries' would be able to switch providers if they knew which companies the government is working with
03 Oct 2013

Zuckerberg and Mayer hit back at Prism critics

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she could go to jail for not complying, while Zuckerberg says government did a bad job
12 Sep 2013

Facebook and Yahoo ask for permission to publish national security-related data requests

US government prohibits companies from disclosing this information
10 Sep 2013

Yahoo transparency report shows extent of government snooping

The US tops list of countries making requests for user information to Yahoo
09 Sep 2013

Yahoo beats Google in US web traffic

Company receives more visitors than rival for first time in over two years
23 Aug 2013

Tumblr was running out of money before Yahoo paid $990m for it

Quarterly filing reveals that Tumblr had just $16.6m in cash when Marissa Mayer swooped - while Yahoo revenues continue to fall
09 Aug 2013

Yahoo expands research labs to investigate emerging tech

50 PhDs to be hired to examine the likes of big data and AI
05 Aug 2013

Microsoft's Bing the first search engine to comply with government demand for 'search term warning'

Bing box will warn users that the content they are searching for is illegal and tell them to seek counselling
29 Jul 2013

Yahoo investor responsible for appointing Mayer sells shares, leaves board

Despite selling off his Yahoo shares, Dan Loeb believes Yahoo is heading in the right direction
23 Jul 2013

'Patent troll' Eolas defeated in final court appeal over invalidated patents

US appeals court upholds invalidation of Eolas' controversial web patents
23 Jul 2013

Yahoo ad revenues nosedive as CEO Marissa Mayer looks to mobile

Decline in ad revenues at Yahoo accelerates, but profits increase following acquisitions
17 Jul 2013