Keep Difficult Passwords, Urge Experts

PasswordsTime and again, concerns have been raised about the weak passwords, which make computer systems vulnerable in the hands of hackers. However, not once, but a number of times, experts have affirmed that people should keep difficult passwords, which are difficult to hack.

Yahoo’s social networking site records growth in India

Yahoo logoThe social networking initiative of Yahoo! named the "Yahoo! Pulse" has grown to become the forth largest social networking portal in India with 3.5 million unique users, according to research firm Comscore.

Yahoo’s search migrates to Microsoft

Yahoo’s search migrates to MicrosoftYahoo finished the transfer of its web and mobile search functions to Microsoft’s latest Bing search engine with the hope that the two companies will use their combined market power may to pose a more significantly big threat to the Google domination in the web world.

Yahoo to include social insights in developing technology, Lab chief

YahooThe chief of Yahoo! Labs, Prabhakar Raghavan has said that the company intends to include social elements while developing technology for the users around the world.

Mr. Raghavan during a visit to Bangalore said that the company is studying interface between computer science and social sciences to have greater understanding of advertiser behavior and is looking into other tools to understand user behavior.

Yahoo! Japan to use Google search technology

Google-JapanThe largest internet portal in Japan, Yahoo! Japan in is set to tie with Google for integrating its search engine technology to the portal. Yahoo! Japan chose Google over Microsoft is surprising because Microsoft under a global partnership is set to offer its search technology to the company.

Yahoo! Japan to tie with Google, report

yahooYahoo! Japan, which is the largest Internet portal in the country, is expected to enter into an alliance with Google to adopt its search engine instead of rival Microsoft, according to a report.

The alliance between Yahoo and Google will create a dominating portal in Japan and will be a big bow to Microsoft, according to experts. The deal between the two is expected to be announced as soon as Tuesday.