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14 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Out of character: Chinese calligraphy at the Met

Large public exhibits of ancient Chinese calligraphy are rare in the United States, as are major shows that can be appreciated by kids as well as adults, novices as well as experts.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

E-Commerce Times

Yahoo's in a Flurry Over Mobile Advertising

Yahoo likely will evolve from being a content platform to becoming an enabling platform for building scale, predicted tech analyst Vikrant Gandhi.

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Related Topix: Mobile Marketing, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents a gallon to $3.58 in largest drop this year

A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Twitter, Citizen Sports

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Diversity at tech companies needs help [The Philadelphia Inquirer :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 26--'I want to build beautiful things the world wants to use."

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Related Topix: Twitter, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Citizen Sports, WebMD

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SiliconValley.com

Use of illicit drugs becomes part of Silicon Valley's work culture

From the way the Santa Cruz cops talk about it, the security camera video that captured a reputed high-price call girl injecting the 51-year-old tech veteran with a fatal dose of the drug aboard his yacht in Santa Cruz was surely horrific.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Emerging Technology, Citizen Sports, Search Engines, Twitter

VentureBeat

Shareholder report lays out why Alibaba should buy Yahoo

The push for Ma, Alibaba's founder, to buy the massive IT giant is outlined in a report from Yahoo shareholder Eric Jackson, who owns Ironfire Capital.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Canaan Partners, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, Koprol

The Campbell Reporter

Yahoo responds to outcry, says work-from-home ban is not an 'industry view'

Appearing to acknowledge the uproar over its recent move to order telecommuting workers back to the office, Yahoo issued a brief statement Tuesday to assert that it wasn't offering a broad judgment on the practice of working from home.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Yahoo, Citizen Sports, iPhone and iPad App, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Yahoo officially shuts down Alta Vista, the pioneering search engine

On Monday, its owner Yahoo sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Citizen Sports, Internet, Science / Technology

Switched

Yahoo Harassment Case: Why No One Is Saying 'Rape'

The case of a high-profile female Yahoo executive allegedly sexually harassing her female subordinate has shocked Silicon Valley.

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Search Engine Watch

Google Has Removed 100,000 Links, Approved More Than Half of 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

Google reportedly has removed "more than 100,000" links since the European Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling came into effect in May. The Wall Street Journal reported the figure , which comes just a day after Google, along with Microsoft and Yahoo, met with European data regulators to discuss the search engines' handling of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Tellme, Citizen Sports, Internet, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Spindle, Inc. Recent News Not Reflected In Stock Price

A Frost and Sullivan award is a prestigious event that could not be anticipated due to the competitive industry and the fact that Spindle only launched the Yowzaa!! application in Q1.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Canaan Partners, Koprol, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Yahoo Says Mobile Search Ads Growing Despite Weak Q2

Users of Yahoo products clicked about 3% more search advertisements in Q2 than they had in the year-earlier quarter, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said this month.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Canaan Partners, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, Koprol

KHOU-TV Houston

After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures

Twitter released its staff diversity figures Wednesday and the numbers are no more reflective of the U.S. labor market as other Silicon Valley giants -- with 90% of its tech staff male and 92% white or Asian.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Citizen Sports, African-American

USA Today

Twitter staff: 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 30% women

After much pressure, Twitter releases its diversity figures 90% of Twitter's tech staff is male, 88% white or Asian Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1mFG6SL Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Citizen Sports, African-American

Business Journal

LinkedIn names ex-Yahoo legal boss Michael Callahan as general counsel

LinkedIn Corp. has hired Michael Callahan as its new general counsel, vice president and secretary to fill the role vacated by Erika Rottenberg .

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Social Software, Yahoo!, Yahoo, Citizen Sports, iPhone and iPad App

Business Journal

Eric Vishria leaving Yahoo to become Benchmark's fifth partner

Eric Vishria is leaving his post as Yahoo Inc.'s VP of product management to become the fifth partner at venture powerhouse Benchmark.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Canaan Partners, Koprol, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners

Agency Spy

Yahoo's Downward Ad Spiral Continues

Last Tuesday, when Yahoo announced its second-quarter earnings , the company said it had reached an agreement with Alibaba "to reduce the number of shares it is required to sell in the initial public offering, to 140 million shares from 208 million shares."

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob, Advertising

VentureBeat

Yahoo's Flurry deal will kick mobile-ad buyout frenzy into high gear

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/23/yahoos-flurry-deal-will-kick-mobile-ad-buyout-frenzy-into-high-gear/ The outright purchase of these three mobile ad companies by bigger, more established IT players over the last two months portends what will surely be a slew of accelerated takeovers, mobile ad executives told VentureBeat.

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Related Topix: Startups, Flurry, Citizen Sports, Mobile Marketing, Twitter, Social Software

Tue Jul 22, 2014

DM Review

Yahoo Said to Buy Analytics Company Flurry

Harriet Fryman of IBM and Claudia Imhoff of Intelligent Solutions and the Boulder BI Brain Trust led the discussion on the importance of anayltics, listing 11 business pitfalls hindering analytics success.

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Related Topix: Startups, Flurry, Citizen Sports, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

Business Journal

Fred Wilson choreographed merger behind Yahoo's newest deal

The UpTake: Years ago Fred Wilson invested in a mobile advertising company that ended up going through a difficult time.

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Related Topix: Citizen Sports, Mobile Marketing, Advertising, Startups, Flurry, Blog News

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