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Yahoo Answers to Shut Down in May

Yahoo Answers is officially being shut down after almost sixteen years of helping people around the world connect and share information. According to the platform's website, it will be available in read-only mode from 20 April 2021 and officially shut down...

Top 10 Most Imitated Brands for Phishing Attempts

In a brand phishing attack, cybercriminals try to imitate the official website of a well-known brand by using a similar domain name or URL and web-page design to the genuine site. The link to the fake website can be sent...

Top 10 Most Imitated Brands by Cybercriminals

When it comes to phishing attacks, cybercriminals often try to imitate the official website of a well-known brand - they do this by using a similar domain name or URL and web-page design to the genuine site. The link to...

Major data hacks include Yahoo and Uber

The European Union’s new data protection rules set for May, 25 will give people more insights and control over the way their personal information is used online. This follows scandals involving lax personal data protection procedures such as at Facebook...

Former Yahoo and Netflix executive joins South African startup board

On Wednesday 13 December 2017, South African startup, Xineoh, who developed a new type of machine learning recommendation engine, announced the appointment of ‘tech giant’, John Robison, to its board of directors. Robison is a senior executive leader with many...

Yahoo! to acquire Tumblr for $1.1-billion

In a deal that is yet to be formally announced by Yahoo! officials, the board of the popular search engine approved a deal to acquire blogging site Tumblr. According to The Wall Street Journal, the deal is reportedly worth...

Yahoo Killing Message Boards Site and Other Products

Yahoo announced in a Friday afternoon blog post that it's killing seven products from its line of consumer offerings. The doomed products include Yahoo's BlackBerry app and Sports IQ. The BlackBerry app will still be available to users who have...

Marissa Mayer is Yahoo’s new CEO

Struggling search engine Yahoo announced that former Google employee Marissa Mayer has been appointed to the position of CEO. Her appointment marks the third CEO that the company has had in just over a year. "I am honored and delighted...

Hackers gain access to Yahoo user IDs

Search engine Yahoo has revealed that the hacker group D33DS gained access to its systems and compromised approximately 400 000 user IDs. Security firm Trustedsec confirmed that the hacking originated from Yahoo’s Voices, a user-generated section of the site. "We...

Yahoo! fires another CEO

Search engine giant Yahoo! has taken steps against current CEO Scott Thompson for making false claims on his CV. Over the weekend, the company's executive board decided to fire Thompson. The position will be filled in the interim by...
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Introducing Veeam Data Cloud

Veeam® Software introduces Veeam Data Cloud, a new solution built on Microsoft Azure, blending the reliability of the top...
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