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11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Online security flaw exposes passwords

An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Codenomicon, Startups, Sunnyvale, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

MediaPost

Google Updates Terms, Discloses Targeted Ads In Gmail

Last September, U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Google potentially violated the federal wiretap law by scanning Gmail messages in order to surround them with ads.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Email Spam

Welcome to Loud City

Report: Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes suspended 20 games for...

Memphis guard Nick Calathes has been suspended for 20 games for violating the NBA's banned substance policy.

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Related Topix: Startups, Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball

Business Journal

$96M golden parachute after 15 months work

When Yahoo Inc. ousted Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro in January, it wasn't reported how much his golden parachute would be worth.

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Related Topix: Startups, Sunnyvale, CA

Switched

This Incredible Kid Figured Out How To Feed Needy Children In His Community For A Year

While most kids spend their free time playing tag or riding bikes, this second-grader at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., has a more philanthropic hobby: He fights childhood hunger in his community.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Raleigh, NC, Startups

MarketWatch

LinkedIn has more than 300 million members

LinkedIn, which is based in Mountain View, Calif., said it had roughly 277 million members when it reported fourth-quarter results in February.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Mountain View, CA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

States moving to ban private re-homing of adopted children

Several states are working on legislation to ban the private transfer of adopted children after reports surfaced of families "re-homing" adopted children through social media, often into the homes of pedophiles and other abusers.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

NewsFactor

Alibaba Earnings Boost Yahoo

Internet pioneer Yahoo has reported signs of growth in its struggling ad business, while revealing a surge in sales at Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant in which Yahoo holds a stake.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Sunnyvale, CA, Google, Facebook

TechNewsWorld

Google This: Yahoo Wants Apple's Search Business

Do Marissa Mayer's Apple-ish search ambitions worry Google? If Google suddenly loses millions of mobile searches, it loses data .

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Related Topix: Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Internet, Science / Technology, iPhone

Slashdot

Investors Value Yahoo's Core Business At Less Than $0

An anonymous reader writes "Yahoo is most known for its search, email, and news services.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo! Japan, Alibaba

SchaeffersResearch.com

Buzz Stocks: Yahoo! Inc., Amazon.com, Inc., Post Holdings Inc, and Sony Corp

Futures are pointed lower ahead of the bell, as investors process a glut of earnings data from a number of blue-chip names.

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Related Topix: Citizen Sports, Startups, Sony, Amazon, Electronics, Financial Markets

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Yahoo! CEO Unloads 36,000 Shares of Stock

Yahoo! CEO Marissa A. Mayer sold 36,000 shares of Yahoo! stock on the open market in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 15th.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Age

Google accused of playing favourites

IT security experts are accusing Google of being selfish, putting its corporate interests before global internet users' security, playing favourites, and waiting too long to report the serious Heartbleed security bug to the open-source project whose software contained the critical error.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Science / Technology, Social Software, Open Source Software, Linux

International Business Times

Facebook to E-Money Attempt Could Challenge Retail Banks; Lessons From Yahoo

A man is silhouetted against a video screen with a Facebook logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this file photo illustration taken in the central Bosnian town of Zenica August 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The China Post

Yahoo! to recruit new blood after student protest

Yahoo! will recruit 100 local employees after witnessing the younger generation's potential amid the Sunflower Movement, Yahoo! Inc. Asia-Pacific region Senior Vice President Rose Tsou said yesterday.

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Related Topix: Startups

Wall Street Journal

Scott Thompson, Former Yahoo CEO, Named Adviser at Anti-Fraud Startup Forter

Forter , an Israel-based anti-fraud startup backed by Sequoia Capital, has named ShopRunner Inc .

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, PayPal

Small Business Trends

Why Your Yahoo Local Reviews Are Disappearing

Let's say you've amassed years worth of mostly positive reviews on your Yahoo Local listing.

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Related Topix: Local Search, Search Engines, Startups, Lexington, MA

MSN Money

Heartbleed bug spreads to routers and other gear

Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks , two of the largest manufacturers of network equipment, said Thursday that some of their products contain the "Heartbleed" bug, meaning hackers might be able to capture user names, passwords and other sensitive information as it moves across corporate networks, home networks and the Internet.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cisco Systems, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Amazon, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Upgrades: Intel Corporation, Yahoo! Inc., and Yelp Inc

On the charts, Intel Corporation is up 13.9% from its Feb. 5 year-to-date low of $23.50 to trade at $26.77, and is poised for more gains in today's session.

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Related Topix: Startups, Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Day Trading

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Re/code

Marissa Mayer's Secret Plan to Get Apple to Dump Google and Default to Yahoo Mobile Search

Wall Street gave Yahoo stock a big boost today - largely due to the stellar quarterly performance of China's Alibaba , in which the Silicon Valley Internet giant has a big stake.

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Related Topix: Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

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