Yahoo says no customer data was affected when a "handful" of servers were exploited by what it initially thought was the Shellshock bug. WinZip and Lycos were also reportedly hit by the widespread vulnerability.
In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.
Yahoo hasn't been known for search since Google took that crown long ago. Can CEO Marissa Mayer turn the company into a player again? She's trying.
New crowdsourced online museum pays tribute to the pioneers who made the Internet what it is today. Remember Usenet and Numa Numa Guy?
commentary One of the areas where Google has attracted antitrust attention is "vertical" search. There are good reasons why it shouldn't be hindered from offering this.
One of the first major Web brands has been sold yet again--this time to an India-based digital marketing company.
commentary A Silicon Valley reporter returns to Massachusetts with a bad attitude about the commonwealth's tech market. The locals happily inform him he can pound sand.
Faced with a 20 percent revenue drop and mounting losses, Lycos Europe plans to shut down a large portion of its business and seek a buyer for other parts.
Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."
Companies know they've got it made when their brand is turned into a verb. But for how long, exactly? And especially when "Google" comprises more than just "search."