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Yahoo's big hack, Amazon photo printing and Instagram doubles its advertisersYahoo suffers a massive hack breach. Amazon wants to print your photos. And Instagram more than doubles its advertisers in just a few months.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. In what's being called the worst attack ever, Yahoo has admitted that over 500 million accounts were compromised back in 2014. Yahoo says the hack was a state sponsored attack in which the offenders made off with user names, email addresses, passwords, and other information. Of course this information heats as Verizon is said to require the company for nearly $5 billion. How this fallout potentially affects that deal remains to be seen. Amazon is looking to get into the photo printing business. The retailer has launched the service for prime and drive members into being a one stop shop for uploading images, printing and delivery Pricing starts at just $0.09 for six by four up to $1.79 for a ten by eight. These prices actually undercut Shutterfly for now. Instagram has announced it now has half a million advertisers on its platform. Impressively enough, that's up more than double from February when it was 200,000 It's been a year since the service ads in its photo piece, proving Instagram's 500 million monthly active users to be a lucrative audience. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple app store.