Yahoo Mail archive

  • Hackers gain access to Yahoo Mail accounts, prompts password reset
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    Hackers gain access to Yahoo Mail accounts, prompts password reset

    By 31 January 2014

    Hackers have gained access to the accounts of some Yahoo Mail users, after a "co-ordinated effort", Yahoo's Jay Rossiter said on Thursday.  Yahoo believes hackers gained access through a third-party database, and not through its own systems. It has reset...

  • Bizarre Yahoo memo begs employees to stop using Outlook
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    Bizarre Yahoo memo begs employees to stop using Outlook

    By 26 November 2013

    Yahoo Mail has yet to win over the masses. In fact, it hasn't even hooked the people working at Yahoo. At first glance, this was going to be a story about an internal memo that Yahoo sent to employees recently, pleading for them to switch from Microsoft...

  • Yahoo Mail celebrates 16th birthday with fresh new look and features, avoids the snakebite and black
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    Yahoo Mail celebrates 16th birthday with fresh new look and features, avoids the snakebite and black

    By 8 October 2013

    Yahoo has redesigned Yahoo Mail for desktop, iOS and Android. The email service celebrates its 16th birthday today so the company has given it a new party frock and shoes in time for the occasion. It has introduced conversations to the service, for users...

  • Yahoo invites you to create a wish list of the email accounts and usernames you've always wanted
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    Yahoo invites you to create a wish list of the email accounts and usernames you've always wanted

    By 16 July 2013

    As part of Yahoo's initiative to free up hundreds of thousands of unused email usernames, the online company is offering you the chance to claim a Yahoo account with the name you've always wanted. Its Yahoo Wish List is now open for submissions. You are...

  • Yahoo! acquires Xobni, your Yahoo! Mail could be about to get much smarter
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    Yahoo! acquires Xobni, your Yahoo! Mail could be about to get much smarter

    By 3 July 2013

    Xobni has announced that it has been acquired by Yahoo!, moving out of its San Francisco offices to join Yahoo! over in Sunnyvale, as the company continues to buy up innovative online companies. We've recently seen Yahoo! redesign Flickr, buy up Tumblr,...

  • Yahoo Mail socially infused for revamp
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    Yahoo Mail socially infused for revamp

    By 24 May 2011

    Yahoo has announced a brand spanking new version of Yahoo mail (it's dropped the beta tag too) - one it describes as "the best Yahoo Mail ever". Selling a new product or service as the "best ever" when it's in a field of just one isn't the best indicator...

  • Facebook more popular than Google
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    Facebook more popular than Google

    By 30 December 2010

    2010 has been a good year for Facebook. That's according to the Hitwise figures released showing that it's had more online visitors than Google, at least in the USA. The stats say that Facebook.com accounted for 8.93 per cent of all US internet traffic...

  • Yahoo apps hit the Android marketplace
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    Yahoo apps hit the Android marketplace

    By 1 July 2010

    Yahoo has left it a bit late to come to the app party, but no worries, it's here now and that's all that matters. In the Android marketplace you will now find a Yahoo Mail app and also a Yahoo Messenger one too, no matter where you live. If you're residing...

  • Yahoo Mail gets a revamp
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    Yahoo Mail gets a revamp

    By 18 September 2009

    Yahoo has unveiled "enhancements" to its webmail service which it says will allow its 11 million mail users in the UK "to more easily communicate with the people they really care about, share updates, and send high-quality photos". From next month, users...

  • Yahoo upgrades Mail, Messenger and Search
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    Yahoo upgrades Mail, Messenger and Search

    By 25 August 2009

    Yahoo has announced that it's upgrading three of its most-used products - Mail, Messenger and Search. "The evolution you see today reflects our focus on enabling people to connect with what matters to them most", said Ari Balogh, Yahoo's executive vice...