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2014-03-10 20:23:24

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fastly, the real-time content delivery network (CDN), announces key additions to its executive team. Steve Souders, formerly Head Performance Engineer at Google as well as Chief Performance Yahoo! at Yahoo, joins as Chief Performance Officer. Christopher Brown, previously CTO of Chef (formerly Opscode), joins as VP Operations. Finally, Tom Daly, former CTO and co-founder of Dynamic Network Services ("DYN"), joins as VP...

2014-03-10 12:27:26

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Friday, March 07, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,452.72, up 0.19% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,336.22, down 0.37%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.05% higher at 1,878.04. The session saw a positive impact from Financials, Energy and Industrial sectors along with a drag from...

2014-03-07 23:04:48

Publicare analyzed which providers are used most frequently when consumers in the United States sign up to receive marketing emails. Yahoo ranks number one with 30.4 % - followed by Google (24.2 %), Microsoft (15.5 %) and AOL (6.4 %). Fairport, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Publicare Marketing Communications, an online marketing and consulting firm, has analyzed over 35 million anonymized data sets in order to find out which providers are most frequently used for consumer marketing emails in...

Yahoo Logs Out Of Facebook, Google ID Sign-In
2014-03-05 13:01:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo is making a departure from the single ID login feature that lets users sign into its properties using Facebook or Google ID, Reuters reports. Users will now have to register and use their Yahoo ID to sign into Yahoo properties. Users will start to see this change gradually across Yahoo properties such as Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, and then other properties. “Yahoo is continually working on improving the...

2014-03-04 23:28:01

More than 17,500 eCommerce merchants are being offered $75 in free ad credits to advertise their store and its products on one of the world’s largest search engines (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 3dcart, a feature-rich and fully-hosted eCommerce software provider, releases $75 in free ad credits for its clients to advertise their store and its products on the Yahoo Bing Network. To make money in the e-sales game, advertising is critical. For many, paid marketing in and of itself isn’t the...

2014-03-03 23:26:38

On-line training institution Search Engine College will be providing US $100 in advertising credits to search marketing students in 62 countries to enable them to learn Bing Ads using live ad campaigns. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 On-line training institution Search Engine College - http://www.searchenginecollege.com - today announced they will be enhancing their training curriculum by providing US $100 in Bing Ads advertising credits to search marketing students in 62 countries. As part of...

2014-03-03 12:24:54

- The Warren Buffett / Berkshire Hathaway insured contest expanded to accept up to 15 million entries - DETROIT, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's third largest mortgage lender, today announced it has teamed with Yahoo Sports as the technology provider for the now named 'Quicken Loans Billion Dollar Bracket Challenge with Yahoo Sports' contest. Yahoo Sports designed the online bracket experience and will host the exclusive destination...

Webcam Images Collected By British Spy Agency
2014-02-28 04:22:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British spy agency and the NSA have reportedly intercepted millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images across the globe. Secret documents revealed by the Guardian show how GCHQ with assistance from the US National Security Agency was able to intercept and store webcam images from millions of Internet users not suspected of any wrongdoing. Agency files dating between 2008 and 2010 state that a surveillance program known as Optic Nerve...

2014-02-27 08:33:36

Super-fast, Open Source large-scale data processing and advanced analytics engine in use at Alibaba, Cloudera, Databricks, IBM, Intel, and Yahoo, among others FOREST HILL, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache Spark has graduated from the Apache Incubator to become a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying...

2014-02-26 12:30:22

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softbank Telecom Corp. and Yahoo Japan Corp. work together in providing cloud services and from February 6 started providing Yahoo! Japan's unlimited-capacity storage service, Yahoo! Cloud Storage, as White Cloud Distributed Storage.(*1) The storage platform for this distributed storage is Riak CS, U.S. company Basho Technologies, Inc.'s distributed database technology,(*2 )which enables fast access to large-volume data and highly-reliable...