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 orginal Hollywood TV programming if reports are correct.
Yahoo is now encrypting all traffic running between its data centers, Alex Stamos, Yahoo's new chief information security officer, explains in a blog
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.
The rise of mobile browsing means people are using devices with smaller screens with no room for clunky banner ads. Yahoo is ditching banner ads completely by encouraging marketers to buy "Stream ads"--a term the company uses for their native ad placements.
Yahoo could be looking for a way to sneak back into search via mobile.
Tumblr finally updates security.
Yahoo led the way among high-tech U.S. firms in terms of national security data requests during the first half of 2013, according to data released by Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
No one blames big tech companies for striking a deal with the Obama administration to disclose government data requests to the public. However, startups are not getting the same deal, which makes one wonder why.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 28 including Yahoo's latest purchase, the burgeoning sales of mobile devices in the United Kingdom, Intel's plans to win the tablet chip market, the latest numbers on smartphone shipments and Apple's plans to bring the iOS to your car.