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Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.   —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from company's board of directors, Yahoo announced in a filing with the SEC on Monday.
Jan 9, 2017, 6:17 PMIn context
Joseph Menn / Reuters:
Law experts say US government is looking to loosen Constitutional protections against arbitrary governmental surveillance, such as bulk Yahoo email scanning   —  Yahoo Inc's secret scanning of customer emails at the behest of a U.S. spy agency is part of a growing push by officials …
Dec 21, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Yahoo kills Radar, its chatbot travel assistant app, 6 months after launch   —  Last summer, Yahoo launched a mobile travel assistant app called Yahoo Radar as a way to streamline your next vacation.  The idea was to not only offer an alternative to Kayak, TripIt, and TripAdvisor …
Dec 20, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Verizon is looking to get a price cut or exit the $4.8B Yahoo deal after company discloses 1B accounts hacked in 2013; Yahoo stock down 5%+   —  Verizon Communications Inc. is exploring a price cut or possible exit from its $4.83 billion pending acquisition of Yahoo! Inc. …
Dec 15, 2016, 11:10 AMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Yahoo reveals another hack where an “unauthorized third party” in Aug. 2013 stole data from 1B+ accounts including names, emails, telephone numbers, birthdates   —  Yahoo has disclosed that — in addition to its September hacking incident — another “unauthorized third-party” …
Dec 14, 2016, 5:06 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Mozilla's 2015 revenue up 28% YoY to $421M in 2015, the first full year of Yahoo search deal   —  Nonprofit books $80M in ‘profit’ for 2015, has nearly $300M in the bank  —  Mozilla yesterday reported that revenue for 2015 was up 28% over the year before, the largest increase in three years.
Dec 2, 2016, 5:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Yahoo quietly launches Yahoo Answers Now, an iOS app for its popular Q&A site   —  Yahoo has quietly launched a native mobile app for Yahoo Answers, one of the web's largest Q&A sites which attracts over 3.1 million U.S. monthly visitors.  The app, which was previously being tested under …
Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
AOL to lay off 500 employees, or 5% of its staff, mostly in its corporate units; CEO says resources will be shifted to mobile, video, and data offerings   —  There will be more changes next year if the deal to buy Yahoo is completed.  —  AOL will announce layoffs of 5 percent of its staff today …
Nov 17, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
Hannah Kuchler / Financial Times:
Yahoo admits some employees knew of massive hack in 2014, launches an investigation into the scope of the knowledge within the company at that time   —  Yahoo has admitted that at least some staff knew that a state-sponsored hacker had accessed its network shortly after an attack took place two years ago …
Nov 10, 2016, 1:40 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Slack's ad in The New York Times made the company look afraid of Microsoft Teams, undermining its message and echoing past sentiments from companies like Rdio   —  Paper tiger  —  Slack has always been easy to like.  The fast-growing team communication startup had a classic underdog story …
Nov 3, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context

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