Yahoo to Block Sign-Ins With Facebook IDs and Other News You Need to Know


Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening around the world. Today, we’re looking at five important stories

  • Remember that old Yahoo ID? You might want to dig it up. From now on, you’ll need a Yahoo ID to use any of Yahoo’s services. The company is stopping user access of its services using Facebook and Google IDs.

  • John Travolta made a mess of Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscars, and he’s well aware of it. “I’ve been beating myself up all day. Then I thought … what would Idina Menzel say? She’d say, Let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night,” he said in a statement.

  • North Korean missiles passed near a Chinese passenger jet during recent testing. The missiles “traveled six miles above airspace traversed by a China Southern Airlines’ flight … carrying 220 passengers and crew seven minutes later,” according to The Wall Street Journal. Read more…

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