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.
Donna, the personal assistant app made by San Francisco, US-based mobile app creator Incredible Labs, is retiring starting February 28, just a month after search giant Yahoo acqui-hired the company.
Mountain View, US-based mobile marketing startup Kahuna bagged $11 million in a Series A funding round from Sequoia Capital to create more effective marketing messages to customers.
In a bid to compete with rivals in the search-advertising sector, US-based search giant debuted Gemini, its new platform that lets advertisers combine mobile search and native advertisements.
Yahoo has acquired Distill, a technical recruiting company that aims to take out the hassle of the hiring and recruiting process. The startup is backed by Felicis Ventures, China's Innovation Works and DN Capital, TechCrunch reported.
Internet giant Yahoo continued its seemingly endless acquisition spree by buying New York, US-based app maker Wander for an undisclosed amount, with the latter's Days photo sharing app to continue operating as a standalone entity.
The "Technology and Internet Conference" of Goldman Sachs will be launched on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 with the best companies from the public and private sector as its attendees, TechCrunch reported.
In a bid to show that their participation in the surveillance efforts of the government was limited, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo and Google started to publish details on the number of government requests for data, Reuters reported.
Inq Mobile, the London-based company which is among the first to make a Facebook phone, announced via its website that it has shutdown, but the company has not elaborated on the exact reason.
Internet giant Yahoo Inc disclosed via Tumblr that they have detected a coordinated mass hacking attempt on a yet undetermined number of Yahoo Mail accounts, and has reset the passwords of all affected accounts.
Yahoo has closed the acquisition of San Francisco, California-based enterprise app studio Tomfoolery, and will be shutting down the latter's Anchor app, according to a source familiar with the deal.
Internet giant Yahoo is reportedly in advanced talks to purchase San Francisco, California-based enterprise app studio Tomfoolery in a deal valued at $16 million, according to different sources.
After two years of operation, California, US-based virtual gaming startup Cloud Party has been acquired by Yahoo for an undisclosed amount and will shut down on February 21, 2014.
San Francisco, California-based open-source app deployment project Docker bagged $15 million in a new funding round from Greylock Partners and Insight Venture Partners to help developers build applications faster.
Internet giant Yahoo acquired Seattle, Washington-based mobile marketing startup Sparq for an undisclosed amount to start monetizing its mobile user base and drive revenue growth.