The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The Yahoo! Inc. digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by Yahoo! Inc. and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
Yahoo was founded in 1994 by David Filo and Jerry Yang. It has since evolved into a major internet brand with search, content verticals, and other web services. Yahoo! Inc. (Yahoo!), incorporated in 1995, is a global Internet brand. To users, the Company provides owned and operated online properties and services. Yahoo! also extends its marketing platform and access to Internet users beyond Yahoo! Properties through its distribution network of third-party entities (referred to as Affiliates) who have integrated its advertising offerings into their Websites (referred to as Affiliate sites) or their other offerings. To advertisers and publishers, it provides a range of marketing solutions and tools that enable businesses to reach users who visit Yahoo! Properties and its Affiliate sites. www.yahoo.com
About (from Yahoo! Inc. at www.yahoo.com)
“Founded in 1994 by Stanford PhD candidates David Filo and Jerry Yang as a way for them to keep track of their personal interests on the Internet, Yahoo! has grown into a company that helps people uncover the best of the Web, more easily discover what they are looking for, and perhaps find something they didn’t expect.
Today, we’re a leading global brand that creates deeply personal digital experiences using technology, insights based on data, and intuition to bring together personally relevant content and experiences from across the Web. We give consumers across the globe simple, trusted ways to connect with the people, communities, topics, and trends that matter to them most. Our business focus is on creating a content, communications, and community platform that delivers rich consumer experiences and advertising solutions across all digital screens.
Today, the Web and your world are inseparable – dynamic, constantly in motion and streaming past faster than ever before. It’s a part of your everyday life. And it’s how you stay connected to everything and everyone that matters. Only Yahoo! promises to give you more of what you need and less of what you don’t. We give consumers around the globe – in more than 30 languages –a central, trusted place to connect with the people and communities that matter to them most, to consume the information and entertainment that they crave, and to be productive and get more done so they can get more out of life.”