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5 Easy Hacks to Keep your Yahoo! Account Secure

May 8, 2017
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Yahoo! is one of the widely used web products across the world. Starting from news portal, search engine, webmail service to the messenger; Yahoo! offer many incredible services to the users. However, every coin has two faces. Despite being one of the most reliable webmail services; it had suffered a massive data breach back in […]

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Unable to unlock my Yahoo account!! Get it done!

March 31, 2017
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Like the other email account, your Yahoo account may also get locked due to misusing its free services. There are many reasons by which your account can be locked. Some of the reasons are mentioned below: Sending more emails specified by the Service providers. By entering an incorrect password for several times. Maybe you’ve given […]

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Yahoo buys Tumblr?

May 20, 2013
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American news sites reports that Yahoo has purchased micro-blogging platform Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. Apparently the board at Yahoo approved the deal Sunday evening and it’s expected that Yahoo will announce the deal during Monday. This will be the biggest purchase Yahoo has made, since Marissa Meyer took over as CEO in June of […]

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Yahoo-Facebook Collab? Don’t Hold Your Breath

November 27, 2012
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These days, when you say ‘search engine’, you’re most likely referring to Google – and possibly to Bing, albeit marginally so. However, for several years now, many have been surmising that a powerful contender to Google’s supremacy is waiting in the sidelines, just stalking out the perfect opportunity to knock the search engine giant off […]

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Yahoo! Voices Hack Underscores Importance of Security

July 25, 2012
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Troubled Internet company Yahoo! has another problem to deal with. On Thursday, it confirmed that Yahoo! Voices had 450,000 user passwords and email addresses stolen from its database. Surprisingly, every password had been stored in plaintext or unencrypted, so that anyone could read them. And it wasn’t only email addresses that were compromised. Gmail, Hotmail, […]

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Import your Facebook friends into Google+

July 14, 2011
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Facebook must be scared since they shut down a Google Chrome plugin that would allow you to export your Facebook friends and import them into Google+. Luckily, there are other ways of doing it – and here’s one method: Use Yahoo contacts to export your Facebook friends, then export Yahoo contacts into a CSV file […]

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Yahoo Kindness shows how much exposure $100 can get you

March 21, 2011
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It’s amazing how much marketing $100 can buy you, when you pick the right people to do the job for you. Take for example this $100 spent by Yahoo!. They gave $100 to Justine Ezarik (iJustine) for her to conduct a simple act of kindness. The video got around 150,000 views on YouTube in about […]

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Facebook Makes Another Move Into the Search Engine Market

August 3, 2010
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Facebok has begun testing a new feature, Questions, where you can ask questions to the 500 million users of Facebook. At first, Questions is only available to a small group of users but Facebook plans on releasing it to all their users at a later time. Questions is supposed to be a competitor to services […]

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Google May Earn $500,000,000 On Typosquatting – Yearly!

February 18, 2010
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A new report done by two Harvard scientists reveals that Google may earn up to 500 million dollars a year because of typosquatting. Typosquatting is what they call it when somebody on purpose registers a domain that looks a lot like something else, like Googel.com (notice the misspelling). So if you go to googel.com because […]

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A Child Can Crack Your Password – Change It Now!

October 8, 2009
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If you can count to 10, you can crack most passwords. That seems to be the case by looking at most of the thousands of leaked Windows Live ID passwords last week – they very often are just simple number combinations such as “123456”, birth dates or names. Passwords that can easily be found out […]

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Bing Rings In At 10% Market Share – Google At 64%

September 16, 2009
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Microsoft has bet big on their new search engine, Bing, and it seems to be the right move, according to a study into the U.S. search market. Bing had 1.1 billion searches in August, an increase of 22.1% compared to July. This gives Microsoft a market share of 10.7% of all searches. There is still […]

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The Bing- Yahoo Partnership: Good News or Bad?

August 6, 2009

Microsoft and Yahoo finally signed an agreement to join forces. There was not a buyout or a merger, as some analysts thought there would be: that may come later. But, the current contract between the two corporate giants, if not blocked by the Justice Department, has big implications for search engine optimization companies and everyone with a website. Here are a few of them.

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Beginners Guide to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), part 1

June 30, 2009

If you have absolutely no clue, or very little, about Search Engine Optimizaiton, reading this post will get you started with some basic information. As you have probably figured out already, SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SERP means Search Engine Result Pages, ie. the page you see on e.g. Google with the results of […]

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