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Yahoo withdraws from China as Beijing’s grip on tech firms tightens
Internet firm cites ‘increasingly challenging business and legal environment’ as reason for exit

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

02, Nov, 2021 @3:05 PM

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Will Ireland’s corporation tax rise see tech companies leave Dublin?
Analysts question if Dublin’s reputation as a leading tech hub could be undermined by new 15% tax rate

Lisa O'Carroll in Dublin

23, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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How is babby formed? RIP Yahoo Answers – your eccentricity will be missed | Joanne McNeil
After 16 years, the ‘knowledge sharing’ site is being closed down – and without much thought about its community, says technology writer Joanne McNeil

Joanne McNeil

21, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘Can babies see ghosts?’ The best of Yahoo Answers
After 16 years, one of the internet’s first – and most surreal – Q&A platforms is to be shut down

Elle Hunt

15, Apr, 2021 @12:55 AM

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Yahoo deleted all my emails – and there's nothing I can do about it | Arwa Mahdawi
Many of the digital things we think we own are merely being rented. It is time to accept that we don’t have a master key to the big filing cabinet in the sky, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

10, Mar, 2020 @1:00 PM

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Yahoo parent Verizon cuts value of media brands by $4.6bn
US telecom firm’s Oath, which includes Huffington Post and AOL, is now worth $200m

Mark Sweney

12, Dec, 2018 @6:21 PM

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Flickr to delete millions of photos as it reduces allowance for free users
Photo-sharing site to limit free storage to 1,000 images as part of revamp under new owners

Alex Hern

02, Nov, 2018 @3:48 PM

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Australia to target Google and Yahoo under internet piracy crackdown
Search engines would be forced to remove or demote results for piracy websites under new laws

Luke Henriques-Gomes

18, Oct, 2018 @4:12 AM

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Yahoo fined £250,000 for hack that impacted 515,000 UK accounts
ICO says firm ‘failed to prevent’ 2014 Russia-sponsored hack after 500m accounts compromised

Samuel Gibbs

12, Jun, 2018 @2:53 PM

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Flickr bought by SmugMug as Yahoo breakup begins
Photo-sharing pioneer and web cultural beacon now part of independent, family-run firm

Samuel Gibbs

23, Apr, 2018 @9:51 AM

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Beware the smart toaster: 18 tips for surviving the surveillance age
We’ve come a long way since the web was just a fun place to share cat gifs – now it’s a place mostly dedicated to finding and selling your personal info. Here’s what you need to know in this new era

Alex Hern and Arwa Mahdawi

28, Mar, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Government called on to let data breach victims force compensation
Consumer organisation Which? is calling for an amendment to the data protection bill to create new rights

Alex Hern

24, Oct, 2017 @6:01 AM

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