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Yahoo! Weather gets new weather animations and better design for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Yahoo! Weather gets new weather animations and better design for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Yahoo! Weather has become one of the more popular weather apps on the App Store, and with its latest update users will get an even better way to see what’s happening outside without actually going outside.

Yahoo reportedly inches closer to investing in Snapchat

Yahoo reportedly inches closer to investing in Snapchat

The Wall Street Journal on Friday reports that Yahoo plans to reinvest a portion of the earnings it made from an early investment in Alibaba in the fast-growing startup Snapchat. The ephemeral app allows iOS and Android users to send photos and videos to others that only last for a matter of seconds before permanently disappearing.

Here’s Why Apple switched from Yahoo to Weather Channel for Weather data in iOS 8, Stocks App could be next

Here’s Why Apple switched from Yahoo to Weather Channel for Weather data in iOS 8, Stocks App could be next

iOS 8 includes a revamped Weather app that removes Yahoo as the data provider in favour of The Weather Channel. The change won’t mean much to the average user, but for Yahoo it could be a huge cause of concern.

Flickr 3.0 update brings revamped UI, HD video capture, Intelligent Search engine and more

Flickr 3.0 update brings revamped UI, HD video capture, Intelligent Search engine and more

Yahoo has just introduced Flickr 3.0, a major update for its photo sharing app.

Flickr 3.0 sports an all-new design with new features such as the ability to record HD videos, improved auto sync feature and new way to rediscover and explore your photos.

Marissa Mayer plans to persuade Apple to make Yahoo! the default iOS Search engine

Marissa Mayer plans to persuade Apple to make Yahoo! the default iOS Search engine

Re/code reports that Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is working on two internal projects to improve company’s mobile search engine and monetization platform so that she can convince Apple to replace Google, and make Yahoo the default search engine on mobile Safari on the iPhone and iPad.

Yahoo Weather updated with pull-to-refresh photos, new precipitation data

Yahoo Weather updated with pull-to-refresh photos, new precipitation data

Yahoo updated its Weather app with a handful of new features that add some polish to the app. The app is known for its gorgeous UI, which includes Flickr photos that match your weather and time of day. These latest additions build upon this solid foundation, making the overall experience even better than it was before.

Mass attack on Yahoo Mail prompts account password resets

Mass attack on Yahoo Mail prompts account password resets

Yahoo announced today on its Tumblr blog that it detected a mass attack on its Yahoo mail server. The company describes the attack as a “coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts.” As a precaution, the company has rest the passwords of affected accounts. 

Yahoo acquires Incredible Labs and its virtual assistant Donna

Yahoo acquires Incredible Labs and its virtual assistant Donna

Incredible Labs is recognized for its work on Donna, a virtual assistant that’s similar to Siri and Google Now. Launched in early 2013, the app acts as your private secretary, checking your calendar and alerting you to what needs to be done next. Given the increasing interest in the virtual assistant space, it’s not surprising that the company announced today that it is joining Yahoo.

Yahoo denies accusation it gamed App Store reviews to boost ratings of its News Digest app

Yahoo denies accusation it gamed App Store reviews to boost ratings of its News Digest app

Yahoo debuted its News Digest app following its big CES presentation. SInce its launch the app has received rave reviews, many of which were from Yahoo employees claims a report in TechCrunch.

CES 2014: Yahoo announces News Digest app that uses Summly technology

CES 2014: Yahoo announces News Digest app that uses Summly technology

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer used CES to announce a new iOS app, among other strategies, that’ll move the company further into the digital news and online magazine realm. Not surprisingly, the new app is a news aggregator that’ll package up the top news and send it off to you in easily digestible chunks.