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Want To Help Archive Upcoming.org Before Yahoo Shuts It Down? Try This.

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The Archive Team, the same group who once saved around 900 GB of Geocities content before Yahoo shut it down, later releasing it in torrent format, is now focusing on archiving content from another Yahoo property preparing to hit the chopping block: Upcoming.org. The collective’s involvement in saving the index of the...
Want To Help Archive Upcoming.org Before Yahoo Shuts It Down? Try This.

This Is What It's Like When Yahoo Buys Your Startup And Then Starves It To Death (YHOO)

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Yahoo is killing off event planning service Upcoming, a startup it acquired back in 2007.  But Andy Baio, the founder of Upcoming, is not pleased by Yahoo's "typical fuck-off-and-die style" when it comes to shuttering products, Baio recently wrote on his blog. He's mostly peeved that Yahoo isn't providing a...
This Is What It's Like When Yahoo Buys Your Startup And Then Starves It To Death (YHOO)
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Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made a big hire yesterday, bringing in her former Google colleague Henrique De Castro as COO. De Castro doesn't come cheap. Mayer and Yahoo had to agree to pay him $62 million over four years to get him to leave Google, where De Castro was a loyal...
Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

Upcoming.org creator Andy Baio calls for archive of events site in advance of Yahoo closure

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Yahoo is killing off some of its outdated products again with one of them happening to be Upcoming.org, the event planning social service acquired back in 2007. But it appears that Andy Baio, Upcoming’s creator, has some words to say about the closure — particularly that, in “Yahoo’s typical fuck-off-and-die-style”,...
Upcoming.org creator Andy Baio calls for archive of events site in advance of Yahoo closure

Ease The Geek Rage: Obama's Technically Right, There Is a Jedi Meld

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Correction: There is a Jedi meld starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Force_meld (h/t @thegarance)— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) March 01, 2013 President Obama inadvertently triggered national geek outrage, after he mistakenly mixed up the warring science fiction universes of Star Wars and Star Trek. During a press conference related to recently triggered budget cutbacks, known as the “sequester,”...
Ease The Geek Rage: Obama's Technically Right, There Is a Jedi Meld

Remembering Carly Foulkes : The T-Mobile Girl Who Just Got Dropped From Its New Campaign

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Even though T-Mobile girl Carly Foulkes is one of the most recognizable brand spokespeople out there right now, giving Progressive's Flo a run for her money, the phone company has decided to remove her from its significant new campaign which introduces its integration of the iPhone to its service. Here's...
Remembering Carly Foulkes : The T-Mobile Girl Who Just Got Dropped From Its New Campaign

Yahoo Might Not Have Anyone In Charge Of Sales For The Next Three Months (YHOO)

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Now that Yahoo's Chief Revenue Officer Michael Barrett is out, the company is going to have a big hole in its operations for the next few months. Marissa Mayer is replacing Barrett with Henrique De Castro, but because he's disentangling himself from Google, De Castro might not start at Yahoo...
Yahoo Might Not Have Anyone In Charge Of Sales For The Next Three Months (YHOO)
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