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New search engine tailors its results for tablets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The makers of Blekko believe they’ve built a great alternative to Google, but they’re also realistic. They know their two-year-old Internet search engine won’t ever supplant Google for search on laptop and desktop computers.

01/04/2013

Yahoo apologizes after fantasy site goes down

(AP) – Yahoo Sports is apologizing for a site outage that left thousands of fantasy football players complaining of last-minute lineup problems and possible lost money on an NFL Sunday. Ken Fuchs, head of entertainment, […]

11/12/2012

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

Penske Media, owner of Deadline site, buys Variety

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Penske Media Corp., the owner of the snarky entertainment website Deadline, has purchased venerable show business publication Variety for $25 million. Reed Elsevier Group PLC announced its sale of the publication […]

10/09/2012

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

Yahoo replaces CFO as CEO draws up turnaround plan

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) – Yahoo is bringing in a new chief financial officer as recently hired CEO Marissa Mayer prepares to share her vision for turning around the troubled Internet company. Software industry veteran Ken […]

09/25/2012

Microsoft Windows Update emails try to steal your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL passwords

Security blogger Graham Cluley is senior technology consultant at Sophos. In his post today, he has an important alert for Microsoft users: Beware any emails which claim to come from privacy@microsoft.com – it could be […]

09/25/2012

Yahoo fires bureau chief for Romney remark

NEW YORK (AP) – Yahoo News has fired its Washington bureau chief after he was caught on a microphone saying Mitt Romney and his wife were “happy to have a party with black people drowning.” […]

08/29/2012

Yahoo emails, passwords leaked

(AP) – A security breach – and a big one – at Yahoo. The company says some 450,000 users email addresses and passwords have been leaked. In a statement, Yahoo says just a small fraction […]

07/13/2012

Facebook, Yahoo and Bing in today's tech news

Here is a run-down of the latest tech news with Tom Merritt, host of the daily podcast, “Tech News Today.” He spoke with KFWB’s Penny Griego and Phil Hulett to discuss the shake up at […]

05/14/2012

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