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Yahoo Introduces Intelligent Launcher with More Features

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Aviate launcher application developers recently acquired by Yahoo, is now presenting a new application launcher. Aviate Launcher comes with features that are more intelligent, so as to provide different views tailored to the user’s habits.

aviate yahoo\Aviate Launcher is home replacement screen which is known for its ability to adapt and give the appearance of a relevant service based on user needs for his habit of interacting in a smartphone.

After being acquired by Yahoo in July 2012, is now officially a Yahoo Aviate and many expressed that the application launcher called Yahoo Launcher. Smart Stream comes with features that are directly integrated with the system.

Smart claimed to record the stream to collect user data, so as to study the behavior of users when interacting with a smartphone. Furthermore, the application will give the appearance or content and are frequently accessed users tend to appear on the front page of the site automatic.

Like the theme app in store application services, serving menus and applications to attach to more neatly arranged. Users can also get a free app, available for Android devices is in the Play Store app store.

Be careful! Yahoo Peering Email Content The Users


The users of Yahoo e-mail service seems to be cautious in using his electronic mail account. Especially when used for sending personal or confidential information. How not, the company is now known to peek at the contents of email users.


Even today the Yahoo e-mail users in the United States was abuzz legal action to court. In its claim that Yahoo was accused of gathering information on the Yahoo email users, especially when there is an email received from a non-Yahoo users.

In such allegations, Yahoo was accused of gathering information from as many as 275 million users of its services. Yahoo also suspected of collecting information as well as when they consider incoming email is spam and malware. Even Yahoo is also accused of peering into the e-mail file attachment.

The purpose of gathering information by Yahoo was not because there is a demand from the United States government. None other than advertising. This suspicion is strengthened by the fact that 79 percent of Yahoo’s revenue in 2014 came from advertising.

Imitate Google, Yahoo Email Encryption

Privacy rights activists fighters seem to be more happy. After Google’s earlier encrypt email, Yahoo now do follow the same steps.

Such as Google, Yahoo will provide this feature in the near future. Being part of the PGP or Pretty Good Privacy, an email encryption is not the default, but users can choose to use it or not.

yahoo mail“PGP is not a ‘cure’ for all the privacy issues.’s Only protects the actual content of a message, not the purpose or subject of the email, for example,” said Alex Stamos, CISO of Yahoo.

Yahoo was first promised to encrypt all of its services in November 2013, proposed the following appointments busy to leak issue Snowden. Furthermore, in April this year, Yahoo said it will encrypt traffic between data centers and messenger services.

Meanwhile, Google recently announced it will offer email encryption. Not without reason, Google’s attempt to muffle the accusation as an extension of the NSA.

Some time ago, the Internet giant is drawing protests from people who are very concerned with the security of privacy. Google at that time had a rule that it had the discretion to read mail Gmail users.

Increase Online Video Technology, Yahoo Acquisition RayV

yahoo_rayv videoBack Yahoo’s acquisition of another company. This time a streaming video company named RayV purchased by the giant companies. Reasons for the acquisition of Yahoo this time is for the sake of improving the online video technology lately amid intensified Yahoo.

RayV is a company that develops software for online video streaming HD quality including the use of mobile devices. RayV established since 2005, with offices based in Los Angeles but the R & D division of the company is operating in Tel Aviv. Should the acquisition is completed, most of the employees will join Yahoo’s R & D center in Israel.

According to PPS Narayan, VP of cloud platforms and services that Yahoo Yahoo wrote in an official blog on Yahoo to focus on building their own video services deliver quality and best-in-class content, and the videos can be streamed either live or on-demand on all platforms. And RayV team will share a passion for innovation and commitment to build a video infrastructure to deliver the best video experience for its users.

Under CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo is aggressively to expand video services streamingnya. Even the various steps have been performed, including acquired companies, who were quite supportive measures include hiring Yahoo’s leading media personality Katie Couric. The news that Yahoo began wanting to buy RayV itself has been circulating since last May. The Internet giant is also reportedly keen to embrace other video companies such as Dailymotion, NDN and Fullscreen although there has been no sign of success in the acquisition process.

Despite the certainty of the acquisition was announced, but has not explained whether RayV will continue to operate independently, but in most of the company which was acquired by Yahoo in that leadership Mayer will usually discontinued operations after the technology taken over. RayV own party in a post on his blog stating that they were very excited with the acquisition because Yahoo is already global scale and broad-based content, combined with exceptional leadership and a sense of success possessed Yahoo so that it can create an ideal environment for the team to thrive RayV and pushed to the next level.

Beauty Marissa Mayer sacks COO of Yahoo

Yahoo released the shocking news. Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro reportedly will no longer recruit the internet giant.

As reported by Business Insider, the departure of De Castro’s share of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. But this was a beautiful executive recruiting De Castro in October 2012 ago.

“In the evaluation I had done, I did a lot of hard decisions. Where one of them is our COO, Henrique De Castro, have left the company. I appreciated the contribution De Castro and wish the best for him in the future,” Mayer wrote in his official email.

henrique decastro yahoo cooDe Castro effectively gone from Yahoo by January 16, 2014. Yet mentioned who his successor for a while.

But for sure, recruited De Castro from Google 15 months ago to help Yahoo improve their rightful relationship with large agencies can be ramped up to Yahoo’s advertising business.

Mayer was initially high hopes of his colleagues said – over both the Google alumni.

Includes currently believed to be the CEO of Yahoo Mayer, De Castro also follow the plow in the hope that it can also cause bladder ads to Yahoo. Just like when De Castro created the Google ad display business which has now been able to capture revenue to billions of dollars.