Tumblr, a microblogging site recently purchased by Yahoo, released a security update for its iOS app that plugs a security hole that could allow a hacker to see a user's password in plaintext over a Wi-Fi network.
Yahoo now welcomes 340 million mobile users each month, increasing from 300 million in April and 200 million at the close of 2012, CEO Marissa Mayer revealed during the company's second quarter earnings call Tuesday.
Tumblr has released a security update for its iPhone and iPad social networking applications in response to a vulnerability that compromised some passwords. The update is available for download from Apple's App Store.
Hulu's big content owners smartly decided to hold onto the company, betting on the future of entertainment.
Yahoo has purchased Xobni, an email contact management firm, for about $70 million, its third mobile acquisition in a week, Bloomberg is reporting.
Yahoo has acquired mobile video application developer Qwiki. Financial terms were not disclosed, although sources told AllThingsD the deal is valued between $40 million and $50 million.
Hadoop is the current linchpin of big data and is so deeply embedded in the industry that it is hard to imagine it will ever lose its grip on the market. But there is a flicker on the horizon called Spark that may ignite a disruptive change.
Yahoo is in talks to acquire mobile video application developer Qwiki for as much as $50 million, All Things D reports.
Yahoo has acquired GhostBird Software, the startup behind iOS photo applications KitCam and PhotoForge. Financial details were not disclosed.
If Yahoo can manage to swing a deal for Hulu after grabbing Tumblr, it would be a coup for them indeed.