The breaches exposed usernames and passwords used to login to Yahoo
accounts to hackers.
Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo
, now valued at approximately USD4.
Verizon could combine data from AOL and Yahoo
users in addition to its more than 100 million wireless customers to create data to help advertisers specifically target users based on online behavior and preferences.
has come under pressure from shareholders angry with a downturn in the company's performance as it lost out to the likes of Google and Facebook.
Verizon is making a big play in the mobile ad sector with its Yahoo
Verizon prevailed over rival bidders for Yahoo
, including AT&T Inc; a group led by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert and backed by billionaire Warren Buffett; private equity firm TPG Capital LP; and a consortium of buyout firms Vector Capital and Sycamore Partners.
Smith has been pressuring Mayer to commit to returning most of any future Alibaba windfalls instead of spending the money to buy other companies, unless she embraces his call for Yahoo
to merge with rival AOL Inc.
Since Mayer took the reins in 2012, the company has rolled out new versions of many of its key products, including Yahoo
Mail and Yahoo
Mayer's magnetism and Alibaba's prosperity are now combining to transform Yahoo
Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business," Yahoo
said in a statement on Monday.
Amoroso, 63, is giving up the chairmanship immediately, prompting Yahoo
to appoint Maynard Webb Jr.
That being said, Apple is already offering Yahoo
Weather and Finance data preloaded on the iPhone.
is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and linger for longer periods of time.
According to a statement Yahoo
released on Friday, the plaintiffs Worldwide Directories S.
Can the 37-year-old former Google executive drag Yahoo
out of the doldrums and back into the limelight?