Yahoo covertly developed a software program last year that provided U.S. intelligence officials with access to all of its customers’ incoming emails, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Yahoo confirmed on Thursday that at least half a billion user accounts had their information stolen in a “state-sponsored” cyber attack that is thought to be the largest Internet breach to date.
Tech giants Google and Yahoo renounced their membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) this week under pressure from progressive activists.
The Obama administration’s partial shutdown has apparently extended to online activities, including the White House Instagram account.
A wind energy tax credit championed by President Barack Obama will benefit financially a group of large American corporations that have donated overwhelmingly to Democratic candidates and committees.
Newly announced Yahoo Inc. chief executive officer Marissa Mayer has raised between $100,000 and $200,000 for President Obama’s reelection campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.