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.”Â As a precaution, the company has rest the passwords of affected accounts.Â
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 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.
The new Yahoo Sports app was recently updated to version 5.0, with a new iOS 7 look, but its most exciting feature is the ability to create looping GIFs from video footage ofÂ NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB, NCAA and NCAAB. Here are step-by-step instructions showing you how to create and share your own GIFs using the app.
Almost nine months after launching the award winning Weather app for iPhone, Yahoo has finally released an update for the app to add support for the iPad.