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Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video

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Another week in tech has come and gone, and AllThingsD staffers made the rounds on the media circuit to weigh in on everything that went down. First up was Arik Hesseldahl, who commented on Yahoo’s latest in a CNBC video hit, including Marissa Mayer’s performance at the company shareholder meeting...
Yahoo's Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD's Week in Video

Yahoo Scoops Up Another Small Startup: Gaming Platform PlayScale

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Yahoo said it had bought PlayScale, a gaming infrastructure platform. Yahoo has been on a bit of a tear in buying up small startups for low prices, to strengthen its talent pool in a wide variety of arena, including mobile, productivity and gaming....
Yahoo Scoops Up Another Small Startup: Gaming Platform PlayScale
WordPress parent company Automattic sees $50M investment from Tiger Global

How Tumblr fell into Yahoo's hands

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Why Yahoo thinks blogging platform Tumblr is worth more than $1bn...
How Tumblr fell into Yahoo's hands

Yahoo exec: We'd be crazy not to make a Google Glass app

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Yahoo is showing today a renewed focus on design for mobile devices. And when the Yahoo team talks about mobile devices, they’re not just referring to the tablets and smartphones you’re using today. They’re also talking about the smartwatches, visors, and God knows what else you’ll be using next...
Yahoo exec: We'd be crazy not to make a Google Glass app

AOL Reader hands-on: An unexciting but solid Google Reader replacement to rival Feedly

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We knew AOL was planning its own replacement to the soon-expiring Google Reader, and now we’re able to share a complete look at the upcoming service. Pitching with the slogan “all your favorite websites, in one place,” AOL’s Reader came as a surprise to us at first, but when you consider...
AOL Reader hands-on: An unexciting but solid Google Reader replacement to rival Feedly
Yahoo eliminates classic Mail, requiring users to agree to Gmail-like email scanning

LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

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Caterina Fake co-founded, then sold photo-sharing site Flickr to Yahoo in 2005. She left Yahoo/Flickr in 2008. LinkedIn thinks she should go back. She just tweeted this funny job suggestion from LinkedIn. LinkedIn says I could apply to be Sr. Product Manager of Mobile for Flickr! Plus some other jobs....
LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

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Yahoo Mail users have been seeing their accounts broken into for months. While Yahoo says it has plugged at least two separate security holes leading to accounts getting hijacked, it appears the problem persists. While it’s unclear how long these attacks have been going on for, we first reported Yahoo...
Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

Yahoo board approves $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr -- WSJ

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting on Twitter that Yahoo's board has given the green light for the company's $1.1 billion purchase of the blogging site. [Read more]...
Yahoo board approves $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr -- WSJ

Yahoo launches Mail app for iPad, Android tablets

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The Yahoo Mail app extends its reach to the iPad and Android tablets, while a new Yahoo Weather app showers down upon the iPhone. [Read more]...
Yahoo launches Mail app for iPad, Android tablets

The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search

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Reader. Exchange ActiveSync. Voice app for BlackBerry. Google is on a closure tirade in the last few months, and the trend continued with a Monday announcement. The company will discontinue its site-blocking service for Google search results. Soon, users will no longer be able to log into their Google...
The Google shutdown parade continues; next up: site-blocking in search

Live: Yahoo Reports First-Quarter Earnings

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Yahoo just reported its first-quarter earnings, where profit grew 36% as part of a steady rebound under new CEO and former Googler Marissa Mayer....
Live: Yahoo Reports First-Quarter Earnings

Yahoo, Apple Discuss Deeper iPhone Partnership

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Yahoo Inc. and Apple Inc. are getting cozier. The two companies have been discussing how more of Yahoo services can play a prominent role on Apple’s iPhone and iPad, people briefed on the matter said. Read the rest of this post on the original site »...
Yahoo, Apple Discuss Deeper iPhone Partnership

Yahoo said to press play on Hulu bid

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The media company is reportedly keeping things cool with another big bid -- this time for online video. [Read more]...
Yahoo said to press play on Hulu bid

Flickr get major redesign with grid UI, users get 1TB of free storage

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A formal celebration of Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr wasn't what the internet outfit had up its sleeve for this evening's festivities. An update to Flickr has been unveiled at the NYC event with a host of new features that includes a retooled grid UI built out of images and...
Flickr get major redesign with grid UI, users get 1TB of free storage
Amazon's New Ad Network May Already Be Making $500 Million In Sales (AMZN)

Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

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Eventbrite Inc., an event ticketing company, has raised $60 million from two investors, making it the latest example of a startup to raise significant private late-stage funding that puts off an initial public offering. San Francisco-based Eventbrite had sparked expectations of an imminent IPO when it said earlier this month...
Eventbrite Funding Slows Its IPO Chase

Former Yahoo Mail Head Taking Key Online Parks Role at Disney

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Earlier this week, I reported that Yahoo Mail head Vivek Sharma had left the company. According to sources, he has taken a job as the new GM and SVP of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online. Sharma had clashed with new CEO Marissa Mayer, several sources said....
Former Yahoo Mail Head Taking Key Online Parks Role at Disney

What Does $30 Million Buy You?

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Yahoo has bought Summly for $30 million. But what exactly has the U.S. firm got for its money?...
What Does $30 Million Buy You?

Yahoo announces Tumblr acquisition deal - live blog

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Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer to talk publicly about deal to buy blogging platform for $1.1bn. Follow it live hereAmanda Holpuch    ...
Yahoo announces Tumblr acquisition deal - live blog

Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

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Yahoo wants to hire AOL's Ad.com CEO, Ned Brody, as its head of US ad sales. The offer is good enough that Brody has already resigned his position at AOL, Kara Swisher reports and AOL confirms. Here's the problem: Brody signed an non-compete agreement with AOL. Yahoo's solution, according to...
Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer says her decision to ban Yahoo employees from working from home took on a life of its own that she never intended. Speaking at Wired's Business Conference, Mayer said, "I didn't mean for it to become an industry narrative." People working remotely was "not right for us, right...
Marissa Mayer Says The Work From Home Ban Was 'Well-Received Inside The Company' (YHOO)
Yahoo revamps search with new look that 'combines utility with beauty'

Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

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Before Marissa Mayer took over Yahoo last summer, the company's most recent product boss was a guy named Blake Irving. Irving ran Yahoo product for a couple years. Before that, he was known for helping Microsoft establish itself on the Internet. Today, Irving is the CEO of domain registrar GoDaddy....
Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts
Google acquires natural language enginge Wavii for over $30M

Search In Pics: Yahoo's Mascot, Google+ Cake & Yahoo's Birthday Party

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In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the Web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. View From Google’s San Francisco Office: Source: Google+ Marissa... Please visit...
Search In Pics: Yahoo's Mascot, Google+ Cake & Yahoo's Birthday Party

Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know

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Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel talks about Facebook rejecting a $1 billion offer from Yahoo in 2006. He and Accel’s Jim Breyer were on the same page – “take the money and run.” But Zuckerberg said no. He “barely humored the idea of selling,” says Thiel. Which is about the same...
Would Facebook Have Sold To Yahoo for $1.6 Billion? We'll Never Know

Yahoo Japan says 22 million user IDs may have been stolen

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Yahoo Japan, the country's largest Web portal, said up to 22 million user IDs may have been leaked during a hack that was discovered last week.The company emphasized that the IDs are already public information, and no passwords or other private data were affected. Yahoo Japan IDs are used...
Yahoo Japan says 22 million user IDs may have been stolen

Yahoo buying iOS app Summly, removes it from App Store for 'power nap'

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Internet giant Yahoo continued its acquisition push on Monday, bringing iOS news summarization app Summly into the fold for an undisclosed sum....
Yahoo buying iOS app Summly, removes it from App Store for 'power nap'
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