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2 hrs ago | Techmeme

After several costly errors by CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo could use...

After several costly errors by CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo could use another activist investor - How Do You Solve A Problem Like Marissa? - [Disclosure: Author was long YHOO at time of writing.] - There's been a sharp response to the post I wrote last Wednesday in Forbes outlining

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6 hrs ago | Gadgetell

Flickr to launch new commercial licensing program amidst competition

Yahoo's photo-sharing and storage service, Flickr, has just announced the rollout of a new licensing program whose purpose is to help its users have their work discovered by the right agencies and generate revenue through commercial licensing.

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Related Topix: Startups, Arts, Photography

8 hrs ago | MediaPost

Yahoo Launches Upgraded Yahoo Finance App

Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled an updated version of one of one of its core properties--Yahoo Finance - for iOS and Android devices.

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

9 hrs ago | WMBF

Myrtle Beach makes Yahoo's top 10 buzziest beach destination list

The City of Myrtle Beach made yet another top 10 list this week. Myrtle Beach ranks number three among the top ten "buzziest" beach destinations in the U.S., according to Yahoo Travel.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Startups, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor

12 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why Yahoo! (YHOO) Stock Is Up Today

Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates YAHOO INC as a "buy" with a ratings score of B. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate YAHOO INC a BUY.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo, iPhone and iPad App

15 hrs ago | Fox News

The Zillow-Trulia Tie-Up is Less Exciting than You Think

The way everyone is buzzing about the merger between Zillow and Trulia , you would think it's the biggest things since Comcast agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable .

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Related Topix: Zillow, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Real Estate, Google, Startups, Business News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Here's Why Yelp Might Be Ripe For A Takeover After Earnings

Although Yelp has became the de-facto leader in restaurant ratings, reviews, and search, the company has not posted a single break-even quarter since its IPO.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Travel/Tourism, pricelinecom, Computers

Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?

Yahoo!: Pirates are 'dark-horse' to acquire Jon Lester

The Pittsburgh Pirates are a fast-emerging dark horse in the Jon Lestersweepstakes, joining the Los Angeles Dodgers in pursuit of the Boston ace as the Red Sox decide whether to trade him before the July 31 deadline, major league sources told Yahoo Sports.

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Business Journal

Ex-Schaeffer's money manager now elite Yahoo Finance contributor

Former Schaeffer's Investment Research analyst Ryan Detrick has picked up a high-profile role as part of a select national group of Yahoo Finance contributors.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Financial Markets, Startups

ABC News

Joel McHale on a Communitya Moving to Yahoo: a We Can Swear Nowa

One of the funniest men in television, Joel McHale, shared some exciting news about his show, "Community," this morning on "GMA LIVE!" But that's not what McHale is most excited about for the upcoming sixth season that is launching on the new platform.

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Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Startups, Joel McHale

TechCrunch

Flickr Rolls Out A New Commercial Licensing Program To Compete With 500px And Others

Yahoo-owned photo-sharing and storage site Flickr announced this morning the rollout of a new licensing program aimed at the service's members who are looking to have their work discovered, featured on prominent news sites, including Yahoo's own properties, as well as generate additional income through commercial licensing.

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Related Topix: Flickr, Startups, Blog News, Arts, Photography

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Benzinga

Zillow & Trulia Announce $3.5 Billion Deal; Peer Stocks In Play

In one of the biggest all-stock transactions of the year, Zillow announced it would be purchasing Trulia for $3.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Trulia, Startups, Zillow

Business Journal

Silicon Valley's highest paid female excutive? Not Mayer, not Whitman, not Sandberg

The top-paid female executive in Silicon Valley isn't a CEO. She's Safra Catz, president and CFO at Oracle Corp., who took in $44.3 million in 2013, according to FindTheBest.com .

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison

The Standard

Yahoo dares users to be bold

Yahoo Hong Kong is once again utilizing the power of the internet by encouraging local creative talent to move to another level with a series of events that will bring the virtual and real worlds together.

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Hispanic Business

Business and IT Emerge as Essential Allies in the Move to Social IDs...

New research shows that both the lines of business and IT departments see value in 'Bring Your Own Identity' initiatives, where social networking or digital IDs are used for application login.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Retail, CA, Apparel, Startups, Facebook

Silicon Alley Insider

This Could Be The Busiest Week For IPOs Since August 2000

Yahoo! Co-Founder Jerry Yang and then Nasdaq Vice President of Sales Brian Wilson at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York City, March 24, 2000.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Joaquin Phoenix as 'Doctor Strange'? Not his usual venue, but in negotiations

Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly well into the negotiations with the folks bringing "Doctor Strange" to the big screen.

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Related Topix: I'm Still Here, Startups, Weird

Seeking Alpha

DreamWorks Has The Building Blocks For Future Growth

DreamWorks Animation has struggled recently to match the success it had with franchises like "Shrek".

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Related Topix: D3Publisher, Rise of the Guardians, Video Games, Startups

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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, Canaan Partners, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Bessemer Venture Partners, Koprol

Business Journal

Silicon Valley's highest paid female excutive? Not Mayer, not Whitman, not Sandberg

The top-paid female executive in Silicon Valley isn't a CEO. She's Safra Catz, president and CFO at Oracle Corp., who took in $44.3 million in 2013, according to FindTheBest.com .

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Related Topix: Startups, Oracle Corporation, Lawrence Ellison

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