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FEATURE-Elite security posse fostered founders of WhatsApp, Napster
A few days after selling WhatsApp to Facebook for $19 billion, Jan Koum stepped into a suite at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco to celebrate with old friends, including CEOs, reformed hackers and a few people who fell into both those camps.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Don't Fix RTB
The industry has gone into full hand-wringing mode over fraudulent traffic, spurious clicks and low levels of viewable ads.
Crimea to Vote on Joining Russia and Other News You Need to Know
Welcome to this morning's edition of " First To Know ," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening around the world.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Yahoo spurns Facebook and Google sign-in credentials
SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo on Wednesday confirmed that it will stop letting people sign into its online services using credentials from rival Internet titans Facebook or Google.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Yahoo to stop user access of services with Facebook, Google IDs
The change, which will be rolled out gradually according to a Yahoo spokeswoman, will require users to register for a Yahoo ID in order to use any of the Internet portal's services.
How Modern Marketplaces Like Uber And Airbnb Build Trust To Achieve Liquidity
Editor's note: Anand Iyer is the Head of Product at Threadflip . Previously, he was co-founder and CTO of Hitpost, acquired by Yahoo, and managed product at IGN Entertainment and Microsoft.
Riding the Yahoo Shuttle Bus
I knew I was going to miss my bike because for the 10 years I have lived in the Mission, I've taken it everywhere.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Princetonian
Outside the Bubble: What the WhatsApp acquisition means
Facebook's recent announcement of its deal to purchase WhatsApp for $19 billion dollars has sent shockwaves through the tech world.
Yahoo! CAO Unloads $1,846,382 in Stock
Yahoo! CAO Aman S. Kothari unloaded 48,589 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 28th.
"Dead" drummer joins effort to explore the science of rhythm
Wells Fargo's Walter Price says analysts aren't giving Google enough credit for growth in its mobile and video businesses and says the stock holds more opportunity than rival internet giant Yahoo.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Colbert on Snowden: "Was Mordor not accepting asylum requests?"
Given all the high profile coverage of security issues dominating the media recently, things got a bit testy at the big annual security conference hosted by RSA Security LLC this week in San Francisco.
Facebook owner plays billion-dollar game of smash-and-buy
Businesses rise and fall. Internet businesses rise the fastest -- and, if they're not careful, fall the fastest.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editorial: Today Silicon Valley, tomorrow the world
As any self-respecting resident of our county knows, we may work there, depend on the tech version of Wall Street to buy our houses and spend money in our restaurants, but it's still ... over the hill.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Yahoo to Name TrustyCon Founder Alex Stamos as Next Chief Information Security Officer
It has been more than a year since Yahoo's last chief information security officer left the company.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Tumblr Names Yahoo Exec As Media Head To Develop Brand Partnerships
Tumblr on Wednesday named Sima Sistani to the newly created position of director of media, responsible for developing strategic partnerships with entertainment and media properties.
British spies, with NSA help, tapped into Yahoo webcam images
If you used a webcam on Yahoo between 2008 and 2012, a British spy agency might have intercepted your images - even those that were sexually explicit.
Tumblr Looks for Gold in Hollywood Hills, Hires First Director of Media
Tumblr has hired its first director of media in a bid to tap the deep pockets of Hollywood's marketers.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Wildman to be Mirror's chief revenue officer
James Wildman, who recently stepped down as the managing director of Yahoo! UK and Ireland, is set to take the lead commercial role at Trinity Mirror.
Ciampa Lands at Cibo
All of a sudden, San Francisco-based digital agency Cibo has been flooding our radar as the shop has now welcomed Keith Ciampa to the fold to serve in the newly created role of chief creative officer.
Yahoo! Given Buy Rating at TheStreet
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by investment analysts at TheStreet in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.