Ever wondered why Apple’s stock Weather app in iOS 7 and above looks so much like the Yahoo Weather app? It’s not just a coincidence. According to a new book about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Apple designer Jony Ive copied the app because he was “tormented” by its beauty.
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
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.
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.