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Yahoo kills of its savings app Tanda over lack of patronage
May27

Yahoo kills of its savings app Tanda over lack of patronage

Tanda, Yahoo’s savings app which was launched last January is now being shut down by the company. Since launch, Tanda, which was supposed to be an app designed to help people of similar interest save towards their goals, failed to achieve the expected impact. Launched into the Finance category, Tanda could not muster enough downloads to encourage its developer to continue to offer support. According to TechCrunch, the app was only...

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SmugMug buys Flickr; what happens to your photos?
Apr23

SmugMug buys Flickr; what happens to your photos?

SmugMug is the new owner of Flickr; quite interesting isn’t it? Well, there is nothing much to be worried about in a merger that took place over the weekend. So, what happens to all your photos that have been saved to Flickr all these years? We will get to that in a jiffy; for now, let’s find out what the new owner has to say about the merger. Recall that both companies [SmugMug and Flickr] have been rivals for 15 years until this...

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Yahoo rolls out “Tanda;” a mobile only peer-powered savings app
Jan20

Yahoo rolls out “Tanda;” a mobile only peer-powered savings app

Tanda is the new app just launched by Yahoo Finance to enable peer savings among five or more people. The app allows small group of people come together to save money for short-term goals. Just like a money-pool, Tanda allows members to collaborate by paying an agreed fixed amount to the group savings each month—allowing one member to take agreed amount home every month until a circle is completed. Tanda is quite different from a...

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Verizon to finally take over Yahoo after approval from shareholders
Jun09

Verizon to finally take over Yahoo after approval from shareholders

The endless wait for the closing of the deal that will see Verizon take over Yahoo is finally over. The date set for the takeover is next Tuesday, June 13th, according to report. The formal takeover of Yahoo is expected to be followed soon after by the changing of the company’s name to Altaba. This will also come with restructuring, which will now see Yahoo become an investment company. Earlier threatened by recent data breaches that...

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Yahoo email hack allegedly masterminded by two Russian intelligence officers
Mar16

Yahoo email hack allegedly masterminded by two Russian intelligence officers

Finally, things are beginning to unfold as investigations into recent Yahoo email hack near conclusion. The Justice Department has brought charges against two Russian intelligence officers over the role they played in recent attacks on emails of 500 million Yahoo account owners. According to the Justice Department, the data stolen by the two intelligence officers were used by the Russian government to spy on a range of targets,...

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Turkey investigating antitrust complaint against Google
Mar07

Turkey investigating antitrust complaint against Google

Google is being investigated by Turkey’s Competition Board over a complaint brought against the search engine giant. The Competition Body will seek to find out whether Google violated the country’s competition law, reports Reuters. According to a statement posted on its website on Monday, Turkey’s Competition Board said it was carrying out the investigation to determine whether Google’s contracts with equipment...

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