NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh on the heels of its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, Yahoo says it is rebooting its languishing photo-sharing site Flickr with plans to make it "awesome" again.
Yahoo Inc. said at an event in New York City's Times Square on Monday that it is now offering users 1 terabyte of online storage for free. One terabyte is 1,024 gigabytes — enough to store more than 500,000 images at a resolution common to most smartphones.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A central Idaho couple is suing the Sun Valley Co. and the Twitter Inc. social media site, asking a judge to bar the resort from using the handle "SunValley."
Leonard Barshack and Erin Smith, the husband and wife, also say Twitter should return the username to them because they'd been using it for nearly three years and weren't impersonating the Idaho resort.
Private equity firm Blackstone Group LP, along with Pactera's CEO and other managers, have offered to take Pactera private in a deal that values the Chinese technology consulting and outsourcing firm at $680.4 million.
Shares rose 31 percent Monday. Through Friday's close, before news of the offer, Pactera's stock had lost about two-thirds of its value over the past year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" Monday in New York as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company.
The Sunnyvale, Calif., company gave no further details Friday other than that Mayer will be discussing a product. Reporters are being invited to attend the 5 p.m. event at a lounge located in New York's Times Square.