Lessons from 5 fallen tech empires over last decade
How the mighty fell: Facebook focussed on tapping into, and perhaps accelerating, expressing a personal identity on the web and also enabled connections with others while Orkut was inherently more about community than about individuals.
SC judges behind Ayodhya verdict 'Personality of the Year'; Verdict top event of decade: Yahoo India
Yahoo India's 'Decade in Review' list re...
Loved Yahoo Groups? Platform to delete all content by Dec 14
In its heyday, in 2010, Yahoo Groups had 115 million active users.
Yahoo hit by technical glitch
"Most services are back online," Yahoo tweeted around 1530 GMT while attempting to fix the problem that was first flagged more than seven hours earlier.
Yahoo to pay $117.5 mn in latest settlement of massive breach
The deal revises an earlier agreement struck last October, only to be rejected by US District Court Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California.
OYO starts apartment rental service in Japan
SoftBank-backed OYO had, in February this year, formed a joint venture (JV) with Yahoo Japan Corporation to foray into the housing rental market in Japan.
Raised in a log cabin, Slack chairman is now worth $1.3 billion
Slack, an acronym for “Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge,” will begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WORK.
Facebook, Google blocking search words linked to child porn
A search for ‘child porn’ on Google now throws up a warning that states child abuse is illegal and creating, possessing and viewing child pornography content is prohibited by law.
PM Narendra Modi retains India's top newsmaker tag on Yahoo 2018 'Year in Review'
Modi has featured at the top of the list for at least a couple of years now and is followed this year by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
Softbank, Yahoo JV launches digital payment service in Japan with Paytm
With this partnership the company will be installing QRcode based payment solutions to digitise consumer retail payments in Japan by the second half of 2018.
Yahoo Messenger logs off after 20 years; fans mourn the end
Launched on March 9, 1998, the messaging app failed to keep up in the time of WhatsApp and Facebook.
Paytm launches ‘PayPay’ mobile wallet in Japan in JV with SoftBank, Yahoo Japan
Paytm is also offering a ‘cashback’ to users of PayPay in Japan, a concept which the SoftBank and Alibaba-backed company has been pushing aggressively in India to win new customers and see more transactions.
Are women really hired at senior levels to clean up workplace mess? Study says no
Britain PM Theresa May's appointment after Brexit & Marissa Mayer becoming troubled Yahoo's CEO are considered as prime examples.
Endurance International Group appoints Manish Dalal the APAC managing director
Dalal will be based at the company's Mumbai office, supporting Endurance International Group's APAC business, including ResellerClub, BigRock, Bluehost, Domain.com, HostGator and LogicBoxes.
SoftBank tightens grip on Yahoo Japan via $2 bln deal with Altaba
The transaction, with just $9 million net investment by SoftBank, allows it to boost ownership of Yahoo Japan without pressuring its already strained balance sheet.
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