Snapchat reportedly seeks funding at a valuation of $19 billion, will make it the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world

By on February 18, 2015 at 5:33 PM.

Snapchat reportedly seeks funding at a valuation of $19 billion, will make it the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world

After raising close to $485.6 million last year from big names like Yahoo and venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Snapchat is looking to raise new capital that will value it at a whopping $19 billion. Bloomberg citing anonymous sources have reported that if this funding comes through, it will make Snapchat the third-most valuable venture-backed company in the world. More →
0 

Yahoo, Bing search outage was caused due to a bad code update: Reuters

By on January 3, 2015 at 12:53 PM.

Yahoo, Bing search outage was caused due to a bad code update: Reuters

Microsoft’s Bing search and Yahoo search both suffered an outage late last night. While the companies are yet to release a statement, Reuters reports that the outage was caused because Microsoft pushed a bad code update. More →
0 

Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

By on December 15, 2014 at 12:15 PM.

Yahoo starts prompting Internet Explorer, Opera users to switch to Firefox

Yahoo has started prompting its users to upgrade to the new Firefox by displaying a link in the top right corner of the browser window. The prompt appears on Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. More →
0 

Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 were the most searched gadgets in India this year: Yahoo Year in Review

By on December 8, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Apple iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5 were the most searched gadgets in India this year: Yahoo Year in Review

Yahoo India has released its annual 'Year in Review' report today. They have curated many lists on political big-wigs, sports stars, celebrities and tech gadgets of the year among other lists. The lists had names like Sunny Leone, Narendra Modi and Mukesh Ambani, who ruled Yahoo India's search engine in 2014. The Apple iPhone 6 (along with its bigger variant) was crowned the most searched gadget on Yahoo India. It even landed as the ninth most searched-for item on all of Yahoo this year. More →
0 

Bing and Yahoo fighting to become Safari’s default search engine as Google-Apple deal nears expiration: Report

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:51 AM.

Bing and Yahoo fighting to become Safari’s default search engine as Google-Apple deal nears expiration: Report

As Google’s deal with Apple to have the former as the default search provider on Safari is approaching expiration (2015), both Microsoft and Yahoo are fighting over who replaces the search giant, reports The Information. More →
0 

Yahoo now lets professional photographers sell their photos online through ‘Flickr Wall Art’

By on November 21, 2014 at 7:17 PM.

Yahoo now lets professional photographers sell their photos online through ‘Flickr Wall Art’

Yahoo has announced that 'Flickr Wall Art' will now become a marketplace where you can purchase from a variety of 50 million creative images by professionals and use them creatively in your homes, office or dorm room. More →
0 

Firefox ditches Google as default search engine as Mozilla signs a five-year deal with Yahoo

By on November 20, 2014 at 11:37 AM.

Firefox ditches Google as default search engine as Mozilla signs a five-year deal with Yahoo

Yahoo and Mozilla have inked a deal as part of which Mozilla would make Yahoo as the default search engine on its Firefox browser for the next five years in the United States on both mobile and desktop platforms. More →
0