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Court sides with Yahoo in data collection case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo has won a court fight that could help the public learn more about the government’s efforts to obtain data from Internet users. The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which reviews […]

07/15/2013

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Yahoo discloses number of US govt data requests

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months […]

06/18/2013

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Where your online data gets stored

(The Associated Press) – Internet companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google have vast amounts of data on you. These include the photos and video you share, the email you send and receive and the […]

06/07/2013

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Is Big Data turning government into ‘Big Brother?’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government […]

06/07/2013

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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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Finding others with the same interests

If you spend much of your day on social media, and want to connect with more like-minded people, this is for you. Michael Fabbri, CEO of Prollie joined Maggie and Michael on LA’s Afternoon News.

04/25/2013

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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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Ellen Siminoff on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a founding executive and Senior Vice President of Yahoo, Ellen Siminoff. An entrepreneur and investor, she is currently the CEO of Shmoop, an educational website.

03/26/2013

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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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Swarming red crabs on Christmas Island

For some strange reason, red crabs swarming the location of Christmas Island has jumped back up into the trending topics on Yahoo, Google, and more as of Monday, March 25, 2013.

03/25/2013

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Seth Godin on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with author and serial entrepreneur Seth Godin, whose most recent company, Squidoo.com is ranked among the top 125 sites in the US. Using money raised from a highly successful Kickstart campaign, Godin published his book, The Icarus Deception: Why Make Art?

03/12/2013

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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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