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Classifying NSFW Images; Shocking & Disturbing

The team behind Yahoo's system to mark NSFW (not suitable for work) content on the 'Net has just made the technology open source . The NSFW problem has captivated (pun intended) researchers and developers for decades, and with...

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Movers & Shakers: Verizon Acquires Yahoo!

Marissa Mayer has done it! Verizon announced today that it would be acquiring Yahoo for $4.83 billion in cash. Yahoo will merge with Verizon's AOL unit. Verizon will now own/operate Yahoo's search, mail, content, and advertising...

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Yahoo Embraces Storytellers & Big-Brand Content Marketing

Content remains king and brands are now actively looking for solutions to help them engage more users and generate higher revenues, and these solutions are coming from some very familiar names in Web tech. Yahoo, for example, has introduced...

Quick Hit: App Usage is Growing

According to a new report out from Flurry (a service of Yahoo), mobile has had another impressive year . In its State of Mobile 2015 study, Flurry reported that overall app usage grew by 58 percent. With the exception of Games, every...

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SERP Change for Yahoo/Firefox Users

Yahoo is retooling and redesigning its search results page for those using Firefox on their desktop computers. When users search through Yahoo for famous people or movies, they will be presented with a strip of related videos and images...

ReachLocal Customers Obtain Access to the Yahoo Gemini Marketplace

ReachLocal is joining Yahoo as one of the company’s Preferred Partners. In doing so, thousands of local businesses will have access to Yahoo Gemini’s mobile-first advertising marketplace via ReachLocal’s ReachSearch...

Drag-and-Drop SSL Pinning with TrustKit

Mobile app security provider Data Theorem and Yahoo are unveiling a new open source security toolkit designed to help developers include SSL pinning on any mobile application. SSL pinning is a practice employed by developers to ensure...

SOUND OFF: Is Yahoo's Polyvore Buy Misguided?

Yahoo will acquire shopping service Polyvore for approximately $230 million according to various reports; but is that a good idea? Polyvore is a (somewhat) popular and rather unique offering in the e-commerce space. For the unfamiliar...

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Gmail Increases its Lead on the Email Pack

Email has long been one of the most resilient tools in marketers' toolkits, adapting to suit the ever-expanding needs of professionals. Popular email services provider (ESP) Mailchimp has released its latest figures on how many...

Yahoo Lets Advertisers Independently Validate Own Ads

From Deadspin to CNN and Pandora, advertisements are on nearly every page of the 'Net. Yahoo has recently announced that it will now allow advertisers to independently fact-check viewability and ad fraud themselves. With the new...

Yahoo Announces More Service Eliminations

Nearly a year ago Yahoo announced the elimination of People Search, Xobni and their Chrome toolbar. In a recent blog post Yahoo announced more changes to its platform and the technologies they power. One of the many changes that users...

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Flickr Makes it Easier to Store and Search Through Memories

Yahoo has recently released a variety of updates for the desktop and mobile versions of its image hosting platform, Flickr . Helping users to navigate and search through the 11 billion photos currently on Flickr, Yahoo has updated...

Yahoo Delivers New Ad Capabilities to Advertisers

Yahoo has recently announced the launch of two new video advertising formats for advertisers and developers: native video and video app install ads. Through its new formats advertisers will be able to reach and engage with consumers...

LinkedIn and Twitter Info Now Available in Yahoo Mail Contact Cards

Yahoo has teamed up with LinkedIn and Twitter to update its Mail Contact Cards. Earlier this month Yahoo Mail launched a caller ID-like feature to bring users contact information in the inbox. Now Yahoo is sharing even more contact...

Microsoft and Yahoo Renew Search Partnership

Microsoft and Yahoo have amended their search partnership. Through the partnership the companies aim to improve the search experience, create value for advertisers and establish ongoing stability for partners. According to the companies’...

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