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Yahoo to Reinforce Email Encryption
/ August 8, 2014 12:18 pm
Yahoo to Reinforce Email Encryption

TechCrunch reports “Yahoo will join Google in providing users of its email service with end-to-end encryption, helping to keep the private communications of people protected from the prying eyes of governments and hackers alike.”. Read More

Tumblr Blocks Bloglovin, Fashion’s Number-one RSS reader with 25 Million Users
/ August 8, 2014 12:18 pm
Tumblr Blocks Bloglovin, Fashion’s Number-one RSS reader with 25 Million Users

VentureBeat reports “Bloglovin, possibly the only RSS reader to win over the fashion and beauty industry, received some bad news last week: a strict block from Yahoo’s Tumblr that prevents all Bloglovin users from accessing Tumblr blogs via the site.” . Read More

Yahoo Acquires Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry for $200 Million
/ July 22, 2014 11:07 am
Yahoo Acquires Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry for $200 Million

TechCrunch reports “Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million monthly active users and search and display mobile ad revenues growing 100%. In CEO Marissa Mayer’s words, Yahoo is a “mobile first company.”. Read More

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Yahoo Acquires Israeli Video Startup RayV
/ July 14, 2014 11:15 am
Yahoo Acquires Israeli Video Startup RayV

Re/code reports “Yahoo has acquired RayV, an Israeli video company. RayV announced the deal, but not the terms, on its site today; Yahoo hasn’t announced the acquisition. RayV is an eight-year-old company that sells technology that’s supposed to make it easier to distribute video, by easing bandwidth demands.” . Read More

Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever

DramaFever, the premier online video destination for international TV series and movies, has today announced the addition of serial digital media executive Ross Levinsohn to the Company’s board of directors. Read More

YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services
/ May 30, 2014 6:54 pm
YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services

Hypebot reports on efforts by Yahoo and Fullscreen to compete with YouTube. The latest video effort from Yahoo is expected to launch in the summer., while Fullscreen, a major YouTube MCN targeting millenials, is said to be "building a subscription-based, premium video on demand service" separate from YouTube. . Read More

Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink
/ May 14, 2014 2:36 pm
Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink

TechCrunch reports that Blink, a mobile messaging app that allows users to share self-destructing messages, has been acquired by Yahoo! Blink is the product of Meh Labs, a company launched by ex-Googlers Kevin Stephens and Michelle Norgan. Read More

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