Tag Archives: yahoo

Embedding a tweet could violate copyright

If you've ever embedded a tweet on your blog, that could be a copyright violation, according to a New York federal court ruling. Numerous sites, including Time, Yahoo (which is part of Oath, Engadget's parent company), Vox and Breitbart published sto...

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Bitcoin aims for eBay and Wikipedia

News of eBay’s switch from Paypal sent both stocks reeling at the tail end of January 2018 – now there’s word that eBay’s new partner might be their key to Bitcoin.

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Australia Virtual Power Plant is a grid of Tesla solar homes

Solar energy is no longer just an experiment, thanks to companies, like Tesla, that are pushing for its mass commoditization.

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Oculus Go devkit leak looks promising, 1,000+ content available

Has the VR market plateaued already so quickly? The hype may have been dialed down a bit, if CES 2018 was any indication, but that’s probably because the industry is going through a bit of a transition

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Yahoo Aviate Android launcher is the latest acquisition casualty

Yahoo seems to have a reverse Midas touch. Instead of turning things it touches into gold, the former Internet giant turns them into dust, intentionally or not. Perhaps except for Tumblr, at least for now.

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2017’s worst passwords will leave you horrified

We’re less than two weeks out from the start of 2018, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to look back at some of the worst passwords of the year. This year was particularly bad for online security, with many companies reporting breaches that left customer data exposed. Of course, we also have the Yahoo breaches that were … Continue reading

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AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead

After more than 20 years, AOL Instant Messenger is officially dead.

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Happy 25th birthday, text messaging!

There are just some inventions that are so disruptive and so pioneering that it changed history forever.

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Hacker in massive Yahoo breach expected to plead guilty

While it's doubtful that the US will catch the Russians accused of participating in the massive 2014 Yahoo breach, a third culprit appears ready to cooperate. Reuters has discovered that Canadian citizen Karim Baratov is slated to appear for a "chan...

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AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) just got its death sentence

AOL Instant Messenger, also known as AIM, just received it’s final date of operation. It’s about to die, gone, dead forever

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