More revelations from leaked documents that point to government collection of emails and more.
Yahoo is moving its San Francisco offices from the Financial District to the iconic San Francisco Chronicle building at Fifth and Mission, according to a post on Yahoo’s Tumblr blog. “We’re designing a cool, fun and beautiful space to inspire collaboration and innovation,” writes Jacqueline Reses, Yahoo’s chief development officer. “We love the symbolism of […]
Tumblr has backtracked on its decision to cloak adult content from indexing by major search engines, as well as its own internal search. The site had separated the blogs with adult content from those tagged “NSFW,” essentially making the adult sites unfindable. From ZDNet last night: Within 24 hours Tumblr has quietly returned the blogs […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo’s second-quarter results aren’t giving Marissa Mayer a lot to celebrate as she completes her first year running the Internet company. The numbers released Tuesday showed Yahoo Inc.’s earnings are still rising, but they also highlighted the challenges facing the Sunnyvale, Calif. company as it loses ground to rivals Google Inc. […]
The San Jose Mercury News reports that Yahoo is asking the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to let the public see its arguments in a 2008 case that the government used to persuade tech companies to cooperate with its massive data-gathering efforts. Yahoo joins a growing list of parties demanding greater transparency over the government’s […]
Google Wins Key Ruling in Book-Scanning Case Jonathan Stempel, reporting for Reuters: “Google notched a legal victory in its bid to create the world’s largest digital books library, winning the reversal of a court order that had allowed authors challenging the project to sue as a group. “A panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court […]
Update at 3 p.m.: Flickr has announced an upgrade to its service just hours after its owner, Yahoo, announced it is also buying Tumblr. Flickr is in fact getting “biggr,” now offering a free terabyte of storage space for photos and videos. From the company announcement: “Just how big is a terabyte? Well, you could […]
The news that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has banned telecommuting has created as much buzz as her initial hiring, her pregnancy, or her incredibly short maternity leave. In other words, it’s getting a lot of attention, and much of it negative. It’s also sparked a serious debate about the relationship between employees’ work and home […]