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4 questions for Yahoo CIO Mike Kail

The IT leader joins a startup board, talks BYOD and cloud adoption.

Half of YouTube's video traffic comes from mobile devices

Half of all of YouTube's video traffic is coming from mobile devices, according to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki.

Facebook, Yahoo work together to prevent abuse of recycled email addresses

Engineers from Facebook and Yahoo have worked together to create a new standard that promises to address problems arising from recycled email accounts.

Telecommuters want to be 'good citizens' at work, study finds

Telecommuters can be more productive and are willing to go the extra mile to be good "corporate citizens," according to a new study by a group of academic researchers.

Yahoo forced to release data or face massive fines

There was a legal fight over a statement in Yahoo's own terms of service (ToS). Yahoo lost and the government won. 

Barely out of the gate, new Yahoo CIO unveils infrastructure changes

Yahoo recently appointed Mike Kail, who formerly worked at Netflix, as its new CIO and senior vice president of infrastructure.

News Scan: Yahoo buys mobile analytics firm Flurry; Google Now beats Siri in search accuracy; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 22, including Yahoo's latest mobile move, where Google has a leg up on Apple, the potential drawbacks to wearables according to TechNavio, a new COO for BlackBerry and the newest service expected to explode in Malaysia.

Yahoo eyes mobile video, acquires streaming company RayV

Yahoo announced its acquisition of mobile and online video streaming company RayV Friday, the latest example of the tech giant's move to become a content provider. The company faces an uphill battle as it tries to break into the mobile video space where Netflix, YouTube and others are firmly entrenched.

Having abandoned work-from-home, Yahoo wants to be mobile-first firm

Having made news for canceling the company's work-at-home program, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pushing ahead with plans to transform the company into a mobile-first firm.

NSA surveillance revelations prompt shift to encrypted emails

In the aftermath of the revelations about widespread National Security Agency surveillance, more email users are turning to encryption to secure their emails.