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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.

News Scan: iPhone 5s top seller in U.S.; BES 10 gets thumbs up; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for May 8, including the reign of the iPhone 5s, the most affordable mobile enterprise service, the app next and AppHome deal, Yahoo's key to engaging customers over social media and the increase in revenue connected to A2P messaging.

Rumor: Mayer wants Yahoo to be default search on iPhones

Rumor has it that Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be the default search tool on the iPhone--and who can blame her?

News Scan: Yahoo's Apple plan not yet ripe; For mobile ads, think audio; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news April 17, including Yahoo's plan to unseat Google in iOS, the inception of the first telco-based mobile ad exchange platform, why audio quality is more important than video quality in mobile ads, the expected surge of M2M devices in the oil and gas industry and the cautious expansion of mobile technologies in Eastern Europe.

comScore: Bing continues to make modest marketshare gains

Bing made modest gains again this month in comScore's search marketshare overview, but the gains didn't come at the expense of Google.

Yahoo might try its hand at original video

Yahoo might try its hand at orginal Hollywood TV programming if reports are correct.

Spotlight: Yahoo encrypts data center traffic

Yahoo is now encrypting all traffic running between its data centers, Alex Stamos, Yahoo's new chief information security officer, explains in a blog

ICO probes BT over possible Data Protection Act violation

The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has launched a probe into whether BT, the United Kingdom's largest carrier, and ISP, violated the Data Protection Act when BT Mail customer credentials were possibly exposed in clear text, The Register reports.