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3 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

11 hrs ago | 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 .


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

15 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo! Japan, Alibaba

19 hrs ago |

Buzz Stocks: Yahoo! Inc.,, 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.


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

23 hrs ago |

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.


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.


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.


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.


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 .


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.


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.


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

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.


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

Wed Apr 16, 2014


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.


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

National Public Radio

Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M For 15 Months Of Work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he lasted just 15 months on the job.


Related Topix: Startups, Google

National Public Radio

Yahoo Nominates Co-Founder, 2 Others To Join Board

The 47-year-old Filo is among three board candidates hoping to be elected at Yahoo's annual meeting scheduled for June 25. Yahoo Inc. disclosed the candidates to fill recently vacated positions in a regulatory filing Wednesday.


Related Topix: Startups, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Retail, Wal Mart Stores

The Washington Post

Yahoo's Mayer Builds for Growth as Alibaba Help Set to Fade

Yahoo! Inc.'s Marissa Mayer can't rely on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. to bail her out much longer, putting the onus on her to accelerate a sales rebound that's only getting started.


Related Topix: Startups, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Financial Services, Computers, eSpeed, Investment Services, Sunnyvale, CA, Business News

Seeking Alpha

Yahoo lands two upgrades; Bernstein values Alibaba at $245B

"Holy Alibaba!" exclaims Bernstein's Carlos Kirjner after looking at the Q4 numbers disclosed by Yahoo yesterday.


Related Topix: Startups, Alibaba


This Morning: Yahoo!, Intel Rising, Still No Home for Google Glass, Apple's Quarter

Shares of Yahoo! are up $1.90, or almost 6%, at $36.09, holding onto most of last night's after-hours gains, after the company beat revenue and earnings per share expectations for Q1, and forecast revenue this quarter in line with expectations, and disclosed a revenue increase for Alibaba Group Holding , in which it has a 24% stake, that was well ... (more)


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Intel, Alibaba

The Hartford Courant

Alibaba's growth accelerates, U.S. IPO filing expected next week

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue growth accelerated in the last quarter of 2013, a timely lift for the Chinese Internet company as it prepares to file a prospectus next week for its highly anticipated initial public offering.


Related Topix: Alibaba, Startups, Facebook, Ansonia, CT


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