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Veteran news anchor Katie Couric. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Katie Couric’s talk show to end after this season

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is calling it quits on her weekday talk show as she heads to Yahoo. Couric and Disney-ABC, which produces the syndicated “Katie” show, said Thursday it will wrap after […]

12/19/2013

Lockheed Martin cutting 4,000 jobs, closing plants

  BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending. “In the […]

11/14/2013

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Yahoo buys social Web browser maker Rockmelt

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo has acquired Rockmelt, a Silicon Valley startup that built a Web browser tied to Facebook’s social network. Terms of the deal announced Friday weren’t disclosed. It’s the 20th acquisition that […]

08/02/2013

Nick d'Aloisio (Photo credit: twitter.com/nickdaloisio)

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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