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Yahoo vows to encrypt all its users’ personal data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is expanding its efforts to protect its users’ online activities from prying eyes by encrypting all the communications and other information flowing into the Internet company’s data centers around the […]

11/18/2013

The sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Report: NSA broke into Yahoo, Google data centers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post is reporting that the National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world. The Post cites documents […]

10/30/2013

David Pogue. Yahoo technology columnist and gadget reviewer. (AP Photo/David Pogue via Yahoo)

Yahoo plucks influential tech writer from NY Times

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — New York Times technology columnist and gadget reviewer David Pogue is leaving the newspaper to cover similar topics for Yahoo. The hiring announced Monday is the latest step in Yahoo CEO […]

10/21/2013

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Yahoo again tops Google in US Web visitors in Sept

NEW YORK (AP) — For the third month in a row, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s, according to comScore Inc.’s Internet traffic data for September. The research firm said Monday that Yahoo Inc.’s […]

10/21/2013

This screen grab made from Yahoo Inc.'s Tumblr page shows the company's new logo in a post published on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Yahoo Inc.)

Yahoo’s email becomes more like Gmail in redesign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo’s free email service is becoming a bit more like Google’s Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year. The similarities to Gmail probably aren’t coincidental. Yahoo […]

10/08/2013

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc

Yahoo’s stock tops $30 for 1st time in 5 ½ years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is getting closer to propelling its stock beyond the price that Microsoft offered to buy the Internet company in 2008, a feat that seemed unattainable until Yahoo hired Marissa Mayer […]

09/12/2013

This screen grab made from Yahoo Inc.'s Tumblr page shows the company's new logo in a post published on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Yahoo Inc.)

Yahoo unveils new logo

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo has refreshed its logo for the first time since shortly after the Internet company’s founding 18 years ago. The new look unveiled late Wednesday is part of a makeover that […]

09/05/2013

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Yahoo passed Google in US Web visitors in July

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in more than two years, more Americans visited Yahoo’s websites than Google’s in July, according to data from research firm comScore Inc. ComScore said Wednesday that Yahoo […]

08/22/2013

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Outages hit some users of Microsoft’s Outlook.com

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is trying to fix a technological breakdown that has cut off some people from their email accounts on Outlook.com. The Redmond, Wash., software maker says only a small number of […]

08/14/2013

Sony's logo outside the company's headquarters in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye)

Sony rejects Loeb proposal for entertainment sale

  TOKYO (AP) — Sony’s board has unanimously rejected a U.S. hedge fund manager’s proposal that it sell part of its entertainment business, sending the Japanese company’s shares down more than 5 percent. In a […]

08/05/2013

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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

Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Tim Sanders, the maverick CEO of Los Angeles tech start-up Net Minds and the founder of research firm Deeper Media Incorporated. Prior to these positions, he was the Chief Solutions Officer at Yahoo, as well as its Leadership Coach (2001-2005). He’s a strategic consultant to leading brands, associations and government agencies.

07/18/2013

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