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Yahoo adds new social features to its renamed mobile app

Yahoo has overhauled its main app for smartphones and tablets, adding more ''social'' features aimed at people who like to share and chat about their favorite topics online.

Yahoo to shut its old Messenger App on Aug. 5

American multinational technology company Yahoo Inc. has announced the shutting down of its chat service Yahoo Messenger from August five this year.

Verizon, AT&T set to make final round of bids for Yahoo web assets: Sources

U.S. telecommunications rivals Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) and AT&T Inc (T.N) are set to go through to the third and final round of bidding in the auction for Yahoo Inc's (YHOO.O) core internet assets, according to peop

Yahoo puts more than 3,000 patents on auction block

Yahoo is hoping to sell most of its technology patents as part of a purge that also could culminate in the sale of its Internet operations.

Yahoo hires investment bank to sell about 3,000 patents: Report

Yahoo Inc has hired boutique investment bank Black Stone IP LLC to sell about 3,000 of the internet company's patents, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Yahoo to merge with Twitter? Report says so

Executives from the sinking micro-blogging website Twitter have met Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to discuss merger possibilities, the media reported.

Maharashtra bans use of private email accounts by staff for official work

After the file-encrypting 'Locky' virus infected computers at the Mantralaya (the secretariat) recently, Maharashtra government has banned use of private email accounts by the staff for official work.

Verizon turns to former Yahoo bankers for bid: Sources

While Verizon is prepared to buy all the core assets, the New York-based company is primarily interested in Yahoo's advertising technology tools, according to one of the sources.

Yahoo secures Indian patent for invention to classify image

Numerous situations exist where a system treats a photo differently from a graphic; thus it would be desirable for the system to know if a particular digital image is a photo or graphic

AT&T bids for Yahoo’s internet business

Yahoo's shares recouped some of their losses following the report and were down 2.3 per cent at $36.64 in mid-day trading. They had dropped as much as 3.7 per cent earlier.

Online shopping more popular among consumers: Survey

Online shopping is more popular among consumers with 80 per cent of buyers preferring to shop over the Internet instead of visiting different stores to purchase their favourite products, according to a new survey.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire invested $1 billion in Apple

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc revealed a more than $1 billion stake in Apple Inc , a rare foray into the technology sector that the billionaire has largely shunned, apart from a poorly performing investment in IBM.

Can Warren Buffett-backed bid unlock Yahoo growth where others failed?

Warren Buffett struck media gold with a 2012 investment in debt-laden Media General Inc. Now the famed investor may try to reprise that success by supporting a bid for Yahoo Inc's Internet assets.

Warren Buffett backs consortium vying for Yahoo’s internet assets

The consortium is in the second round of bidding in the auction for Yahoo's assets and its participation in the sale process also represents a challenge to U.S.

Yahoo takes hit with loss of AT&T contract

Yahoo's struggling Internet business took a hit with the loss of a long-time contract to manage the Internet portal and search for US telecommunication giant AT&T.

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