Amidst Cash Crunch LeEco Mulls Selling Off the Silicon Valley Plot it had Earlier Acquired From Yahoo

Amidst Cash Crunch LeEco Mulls Selling Off the Silicon Valley Plot it had Earlier Acquired From Yahoo

After buying the 49-acre land in the heart of Silicon Valley from Yahoo last year for a whopping sum of $250 million, Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco is eventually mulling to sell it off. Jia Yueting led company is currently facing a severe cash crunch and has been scaling down its operations in various markets since early this year. LeEco apparently […]

     
 
 

Convergence of Content and Distribution in the US

Convergence of Content and Distribution in the US

There has been a growing trend for a while in the European telecom and broadband markets where companies have been selling bundles. This phenomenon is known as Triple Play or Quad Play. These bundles generally have home broadband, Pay TV, wireless and landline, all bundled together. The US had long resisted bundles. Although some companies did provide two or more […]

 
     
 
 

Yahoo Disables Email Forwarding Services in an Alleged bid to Retain Users

Yahoo Disables Email Forwarding Services in an Alleged bid to Retain Users

The recent Yahoo debacle has taken a toll on its email users, most of them are completely moving away from the Yahoo services. Moving away obviously includes the part wherein you migrate the emails and other related data to the new services. Yahoo has allegedly disabled automatic email forwarding from the beginning of this month and this has been corroborated […]

     
 
 

Tech vs Telecom Companies: How do They Differ?

Tech vs Telecom Companies: How do They Differ?

Recently, Wall Street Journal reported that Google was trying to pivot the Google Fiber from a wired initiative to a wireless initiative. Google Fiber started as Alphabet’s attempt to enter the wired broadband segment in 2011. While that was way back in 2011, Verizon with last year’s acquisition of AOL and this year’s acquisition of Yahoo is trying to expand […]

 
     
 
 

Verizon Closes in On Deal to Acquire Yahoo for $5 billion [Report]

Verizon Closes in On Deal to Acquire Yahoo for $5 billion [Report]

In a recent development, leading American wireless network provider, Verizon, is closing in on a deal worth $5 billion to acquire Yahoo; a company which once, was among the largest internet companies of the world. The Sunnyvale based giant primarily known for their search engine and mailing client hasn’t been doing great off late, with the company in the process […]

     
 
 

Yahoo Radar is a Chatbot Based Mobile Virtual Travel Guide

Yahoo Radar is a Chatbot Based Mobile Virtual Travel Guide

Yahoo was in the news recently after it shut down the legacy version of Yahoo Messenger, a step that seemed more like streamlining its products. Yahoo now launched a new travel guide for iOS called the Yahoo Radar. The will beam the users with insights concerned with the neighbourhood and will also let users research the places one can visit.  […]

     
 
 

LeEco Buys Yahoo’s Land in Silicon Valley as it Gears up for the US Launch in August

LeEco Buys Yahoo’s Land in Silicon Valley as it Gears up for the US Launch in August

LeEco, the high flying Chinese company, has been gradually working under the rocks to make a splash into USA market since April this year after having acquired an 80,000 square feet of office space in San Jose. Now, the Chinese startup, popularly known as the Netflix of China, has confirmed news regarding the acquisition of a 48.2-acre plot from Yahoo […]

     
 
 

Yahoo Mail Throws Open its IMAP Support for Gmail and Google Apps

Yahoo Mail Throws Open its IMAP Support for Gmail and Google Apps

Yahoo has decided to take on Gmail in a rather queer manner, by integrating its rival services in its apps accounts. Yahoo seems to be frantically working itself up to match the rivals as it not only recently revamped its mail client but also pulled the wraps from the all new Yahoo Messenger. The company has expanded its IMAP support […]

     
 
 

Yahoo Messenger Revamped, Picks up New Features like Unsend, Account Key and Photo Drawer

Yahoo Messenger Revamped, Picks up New Features like Unsend, Account Key and Photo Drawer

In line with our earlier reports Yahoo has launched the all new Yahoo Messenger on Mobile, Web and the Yahoo Mail. The revamped Messenger will bring about a handful of new features including unsending, liking messages and sharing stuffs. The company claims that Messenger has been redesigned to facilitate a way for people to communicate in a fast and easy […]

     
 
 

Yahoo Strengthens its Stance Against Ad-Blockers, Stops Some Users from Accessing Their Emails

Yahoo Strengthens its Stance Against Ad-Blockers, Stops Some Users from Accessing Their Emails

Yahoo has confirmed that it is blocking some people from who use Ad-blocking software from accessing their Yahoo Mails. It also displayed a message asking users to disable ad-blocker on their browsers to access their mailbox. The ad-blocking software on the other hand have told that they were able to work around the restriction, already. Ad-Blocking has been causing a […]