The FBI is currently conducting an investigation into corruption allegations that have surrounded the world of college basketball. As part of that investigation, the FBI has taken a close look at the way former NBA agent Andy Miller was interacting with top-level college basketball recruits and players over the course of the last few years, and Yahoo! Sports published a report regarding some of the things the FBI has uncovered while looking into the way Miller and his associates at ASM Sports were conducting business prior to the FBI getting involved. Continue reading Markelle Fultz, Dennis Smith Jr., and More Named in FBI’s Explosive NCAA Corruption Case
Yahoo last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by US intelligence officials, sources have told Reuters.
The company said it believes a “state-sponsored actor” was behind the data breach, meaning an individual acting on behalf of a government. The breach is said to have occurred in late 2014.
Remember when Verizon bought out AOL (Engadget’s parent brand) last year? Then get ready for deja vu: the communications giant is reportedly in closing talks to purchase Yahoo later this year. Sources familiar with the deal have told Bloomberg and ReCode that Verizon is offering almost $5 billion to take over Yahoo’s core business and real estate holdings. The deal still isn’t finalized, but sources say it’s close. That’s good news for Tim Armstrong, who’s been hoping to use the buyout to expand the AOL userbase from 700 million to almost two billion.
IT’S OPENING DAY for most Major League Baseball teams today, and you’re ready to eat some Cracker Jacks and catch America’s favorite pastime. Sure, you could buy a ticket and head to a stadium. You could turn on your TV and flip through the channels. If you’re a super fan, you can subscribe to the MLB’s online service.