Yahoo will be requiring users who want to access its services to sign up for a Yahoo ID and will gradually be removing the option that allows them to use their Google or Facebook credentials to get access to the company's products.
Facebook Messenger can now be downloaded for free on the Windows Phone via the Windows Phone Store, the software giant has confirmed the news through its blog.
New York, US-based YouTube monetization platform Audiam pocketed $2 million in a Series A funding round led by music industry big names Jason Mraz, Jimmy Buffet, Bill Silva, Brett Gurewitz, and Bad Religion.
Patrick Rock, an advisor to UK Prime Minister David Cameron and one of the pioneers of the country's Internet filtering program, was arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography.
New York City, US-based HTML5 game developer and distributor TreSensa bagged $2 million in a Series A funding round led by Caribou Asset Management to continue distributing games for mobile browsers.
San Mateo, US-based predictive analytics startup Reflektion scored $8 million in its second funding round led by Intel Capital and Nike to ramp up its sales and marketing activities.
Shanghai, China-based pet e-commerce site Boqii landed $25 million in a Series B funding led by undisclosed US investors to fuel its brand building and expansion efforts.
Bangalore, India-based social media marketing and analytics firm Salorix Inc closed down its operations after it failed to raise fresh capital due to the founder's feud with investors.
Melbourne, Australia-based startup Influx.com pocketed $250,000 in seed funding from Mark Harbottle and Leni Mayo to provide CRM (customer relationship management) solutions for online and tech startups.
Social media giant Facebook is reportedly in talks to purchase New Mexico, US-based drone maker Titan Aerospace for $60 million to reach the corners of the world with no Internet access.
New York, US-based stock photography agency Shutterstock is acquiring San Mateo, California-based digital asset management software maker WebDAM for an undisclosed amount to widen its market reach.
France-based premium pay television channel Canal Plus took a majority interest in YouTube French comedy channel group Studio Bagel for an undisclosed amount to beef up its Over the Top Technology (OTT) business in the country.
Berlin-based recruiting software startup softgarden merged with job ad media planning service 1000jobboersen.de for an undisclosed amount to form a giant Recruiting-as-a-Service provider called softgarden E-Recruiting.
London, UK-based hotel metasearch Top10.com raised $8 million in a Series B financing round led by Balderton Capital to fuel its expansion into Europe and its plans to beef up its workforce.
Mashable completed its Series A funding round with $14 million. The round was closed with an investment from Tribune Digital Ventures, a statement about the financing revealed.