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Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times. The deal announced Monday represents […]

05/20/2013

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The virtues of telecommuting

Money 101 guest host Ron Kilgore talks with “virtual” business entrepreneur Todd Miller about telecommuting. Click here to listen to a replay of the segment.

04/11/2013

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British teenage whiz strikes deal with Yahoo

LONDON (AP) — One of Britain’s youngest Internet entrepreneurs has hit the jackpot after selling his top-selling mobile application Summly to search giant Yahoo. Seventeen-year-old Nick d’Aloisio said he was surprised by the deal.

03/26/2013

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Telecommuting: Was Yahoo doing it right?

NEW YORK (AP) – Yahoo’s leaked edict calling remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire — angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and home life.

03/06/2013

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Yahoo redesign aims to make site more inviting

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and stay longer.

02/20/2013

Yahoo buys mobile-app developer Stamped

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo Inc. has purchased a mobile app developer, Stamped, the first acquisition under new CEO Marissa Mayer. Stamped, a year-and-a-half-old startup based in New York, runs a website and mobile app […]

10/25/2012

Stocks gain…Apple and Amazon earnings…Yahoo purchase

NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Stocks ended the session with modest gains. The Dow rose 26 points to 13,104. The S&P was up 4 points to 1,413, while the Nasdaq added 4 points […]

10/25/2012

Yahoo CEO raids Google to hire top lieutenant

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has lured away one of Google’s top advertising executives to help engineer a turnaround at Yahoo. Henrique de Castro is leaving Google to become Yahoo’s chief operating […]

10/16/2012

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has baby boy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo is confirming that CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a baby boy on Sunday night. Yahoo spokeswoman Anne Espiritu said Monday that “both Marissa and baby are healthy and the […]

10/01/2012

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