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What the heck happens to Yahoo now that Verizon owns it?

Recode - ‎7 hours ago‎
It's the end of an era: This week, just months after the 20th anniversary of its initial public offering, Yahoo said it would sell its core business to Verizon for $4.83 billion.
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Marissa Mayer may walk away from Yahoo divorce with $123mn

RT - ‎7 hours ago‎
Marissa Mayer joined Yahoo as chief executive in 2012 from rival Google. Mayer had been unsuccessful in trying to revive the company's core media and online advertising business.
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Yahoo's anti-abuse AI can hunt out even the most devious online trolls

Wired.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
Yahoo has created an abuse-detecting algorithm that can accurately identify whether online comments contain hate speech or not.
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When Marissa Mayer added free food at Yahoo, employees 'scrambled to stuff themselves'

Business Insider - ‎18 hours ago‎
Marissa Mayer was not able to turn Yahoo into a thriving independent company, as Verizon is buying it for $4.8 billion, a fraction of its peak price.
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Bytes and barrels: the origins of oil traders' love of Yahoo

Business Insider - ‎13 hours ago‎
For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much.
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Yahoo didn't go big – now, it's going home

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
I remember the early days of the Internet when the Yahoo directory was my home page. Capturing, categorizing and presenting the Internet in a clickable tree structure was doable back then, and Yahoo was best of breed. Sadly, that was the last time that ...

Weekly Roundup: Verizon buys Yahoo, WikiLeaks publishes DNC emails and Skully crashes

TechCrunch - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Yahoo finally found a buyer, Mobileye and Tesla broke up, and some of the largest tech companies reported quarterly earnings.
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Why Yahoo's big app push wasn't enough to save it

Mashable - ‎18 hours ago‎
Throughout her tenure as CEO, Marissa Mayer insisted that Yahoo would be able to win by playing to its strengths. By focusing on a few of its “core” areas, like email and news, the thinking went, Yahoo would be able recast its mobile business and make ...

How Shareholder Activism Shook Up Yahoo (YHOO)

U.S. News & World Report - ‎4 hours ago‎
SUNNYVALE, CA - JANUARY 22: The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the Yahoo Sunnyvale campus January 22, 2008 in Sunnyvale, California.
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Verizon sale leaves Yahoo investors betting on a stub

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Most of Yahoo's $36.4-billion market value is derived from its 15-per-cent stake in Chinese online commerce company Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd and its 35.5-per-cent stake in joint venture Yahoo Japan Corp. These are not included in Yahoo's deal with ...
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Potash Corp cuts dividend, profit forecast again, shares fall

Yahoo News - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
(Reuters) - Potash Corp of Saskatchewan , the world's biggest fertilizer company by capacity, cut its full-year profit forecast and dividend for the second time this year on Thursday, and said that potash markets had reached their low point.

Canada's secret beach volleyball weapon in Rio: a bikini

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MAY 29: Heather Bansley of Canada (R) receives a ball during a game between Canada and Brazil on day 6 of the FIVB Moscow Grand Slam at sports complex Dynamo Vodny Stadium on May 29, 2016 in Moscow, Russia.
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The Lesson of Yahoo: Don't Lose Your Focus

Wall Street Journal - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
That 2011 memo seemed to embody the turning point when Google absorbed Yahoo's essential lesson. It was as if Mr. Page were publicly acknowledging that disruption by a more nimble competitor isn't inevitable as long as a company continues to do things ...
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Why one analyst thinks Twitter is the 'Yahoo of social media'

bnn.ca - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Twitter is becoming the 'Yahoo of social media' companies due to a decline in revenue and a downbeat outlook, according to one analyst.

Despite missteps, Yahoo also leaves behind a big legacy

Digiday - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Yahoo's narrative is usually framed as a story of squandered opportunities, a onetime internet star that succumbed to mismanagement, leading to its acquisition by Verizon, announced this week.
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A High School's New Anti-Natural-Hair Policy Is Causing Controversy

Yahoo Finance - ‎21 hours ago‎
Ashanti told Yahoo Beauty that when she first noticed the policy, “I felt very offended, because right before the part about braids and locs, it said that your hair must be 'neat and clean,' which implies that these styles are not.

5 Questions Answered About Verizon's Blockbuster Acquisition Of Yahoo

CRN - ‎2 hours ago‎
Telecom giant Verizon said Monday that it plans to scoop up Yahoo's operational assets for $4.83 billion in an all-cash deal following months of speculation regarding who would acquire the ailing internet giant.
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Verizon nears deal to buy Yahoo: reports

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Those two stakes account for most of its $37 billion market capitalization. Yahoo views Verizon as the buyer that can deliver the most value, but negotiations between the two companies are continuing, and no deal has yet been reached, the sources said.

#CanadaRed soccer notebook: Tosh Ricketts finds stability at TFC

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
“There are places that you should avoid and places that are amazing for young players,” Ricketts told Yahoo Canada Sports, after his debut last weekend against DC United.
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