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Why Apple likely won't make Yahoo the default search engine on iOS

Kara Swisher of Re/code yesterday published a story claiming that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is working hard to hopefully convince Apple that it should replace Google as the default search engine in iOS with, wait for it... Yahoo. A number of Yahoo insiders I have talked to said her plan to pitch...

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Why Apple should buy Starbucks

Am I taking crazy pills, or did the internet just give me two hilarious pie-in-the-sky Apple acquisition articles in the span of three days? On March 26th, The Street posted an argument for why Apple should throw down the cash to buy Netflix. Not to be outdone, Cult of Mac followed that lead and...

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Daily Update for January 9, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some of the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top...

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Morning news roundup for January 9, 2014

Morning everyone! It's a happy day for most Americans as today is the day that sees the polar vortex beginning to leave the country. Average temps will heat up by 10 degrees. Here's your morning news roundup for January 9 to go with the thaw. The timing of Apple's next earning calls has upset...

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Review: Yahoo News Digest for iPhone is a new way to look at the news

Yahoo is getting pretty aggressive in the iOS world. Last year, it topped the Apple weather app with one that was prettier and more useful. Apple even responded by using similar elements in iOS 7. Now, Yahoo is getting serious about news with a new app called Yahoo News Digest, which provides a...

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Morning news roundup for January 8, 2014

Hello! Here's your morning news roundup for January 8, 2014. China, China and China lead the news. Apple has opened an official store on Tmall, China's massive online marketplace. The move comes as Apple looks to increase sales in the ever-important country with 1 billion consumers. Apple will...

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Yahoo Weather app comes to iPad, looks crazy beautiful

When Yahoo unveiled its new Yahoo Weather app for iPhone last April, it won all kinds of critical praise for its beautiful, streamlined design with gorgeous Flickr-powered images. However, it was only available on the iPhone. Well, no longer! Today Yahoo has released version 1.5 of Yahoo Weather,...

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Apple TV adds PBS and Yahoo

Apple TV's continuing expansion rolled on today with the addition of PBS and Yahoo's Screen channel. The streaming box has been steadily adding channels from the likes of Disney and ESPN over the last year. PBS fans eager to watch the channel on Apple TV will first need to sign in using their...

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Yahoo Finance for iOS gets major overhaul

Yahoo has finally gotten around to updating its long-neglected Yahoo Finance app. The delay has puzzled many, especially since Finance is one of the most well-respected and well-known properties in Yahoo's portfolio. But whatever the reason for the wait, it appears it's been worth it. Remember...

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Flickr iPhone app updated with automatic upload

Yahoo has been on a roll, updating its iOS apps left and right. Earlier it was the Yahoo Mail app. Now it's Flickr. The newest version of Flickr for iPhone, released today, adds a number of new features. The most significant one is Auto Upload (iOS 7 only). This feature allows Flickr users to...

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Yahoo Mail for iOS gets a redesign, disposable email addresses, 1 TB storage, more

Yesterday was the 16th anniversary of Yahoo Mail and to celebrate, the company has completely redesigned its Yahoo Mail app for iOS. Not only does the app have a new look that fits nicely with iOS 7, it also adds some serious new features. First up are Conversations, which allows users to view...

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Daily Update for October 1, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Yahoo! introduces sign-in verification, "app passwords" for iOS

Yahoo! has added another layer of account security for users today in the form of second sign-in verification. The new system monitors and verifies what devices you use to sign into your Yahoo! account to prevent unauthorized users from accessing private info, such as your email. If you decide to...

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Yahoo! Sportacular Pro gets iPad support, Fantasy Football integration

Yahoo has released a major new version of its wildly popular Yahoo! Sportacular Pro app which allows fans to track scores, stats and news about myriad sports. The most immediate thing users will recognize about version 4.2 is iPad support. The app has also had a redesign for iOS 7, and now allows...

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Yahoo Sports app for iOS updated with MMA coverage and host of other enhancements

The Yahoo Sports app was updated yesterday with a number of new features. First and foremost, the latest update finally adds MMA coverage to the mix. Indeed, it's surprising it took so long for the app to include MMA coverage given that Yahoo, for some time now, has done a stellar job covering...

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