Big e-mail providers to share data with startup that analyzes it for Facebook, banks, and other firms whose brands are used for phishing.
A new partnership among the three online players will see them selling one another's online advertising in an attempt to compete with Google and grab more ad dollars together than separately.
Tech companies didn't look so good when Edward Snowden revealed they were helping governments spy on average people. But the revelations have worked in the industry's favor.
The two companies say the move to combine advertisers on Microsoft's AdCenter tool is on track to be completed by the end of October.
The two companies get the blessings they needed to consummate their search partnership--approval from the DOJ and the European Union.
Regulatory approval for the deal in Europe seems on track, as Yahoo and Microsoft await approval from U.S. regulators.
With Google saying it will stop censoring its Chinese search results, a key question now is whether its major search rivals will follow suit.
Report suggests Microsoft and Yahoo are among the search engines complying with a new Indian law that offers severe penalties for allowing access to "lascivious" content.
Microsoft's proposal to take over search on Yahoo's Web pages will make for a more competitive Internet advertising market, according to four major ad agencies.
Microsoft and Yahoo are trying to find out whether to file formal notice of their search deal with the European Commission or with individual countries, Microsoft says.