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2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Cashing In On The Alibaba IPO With Yahoo Call Options

YHOO holds a large amount of Alibaba pre-IPO stock. More than half the value of YHOO is due to Alibaba.

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Related Topix: Tweeter Home Entertainment Group, Retail, Alibaba, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | CBS Local

Concerts On Yahoo Make Best of Industry Struggles

Live Nation's partnership with Sunnyvale-based Yahoo to stream one live concert every day is a rare win for music fans.

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

7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Oak Cliff's Oddfellows makes Yahoo's top 10 for restaurants worth the 'very long lines'

This week, Yahoo! Travel posted a story called "10 Restaurants Worth Waiting in Their Long Lines," and it included usual suspects like Franklin Barbecue in Austin and Shake Shack in New York City.

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Related Topix: Startups, Oak Cliff, TX, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Marc Andreessen's Ignored Advice To Marissa Mayer In 2012: Fire 10,000+ People Now

Early on, there were many critics who didn't believe Marissa Mayer was the right choice.

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Related Topix: Startups, Business News

8 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Yahoo Takes Copyright Law to Top German Court

Yahoo says it has filed a complaint to Germany's highest court against a year-old law that broadened copyright protection for news material used on the Internet.

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

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Gender politics and its distorted world view

I has to be that in order to have a liberal/progressive/socialist-lite mindset a person would need to possess a misunderstanding on all things government.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Startups

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Reebok jumps on paleo bandwagon with its own brand of bacon

The phrase "tastes like shoe leather" is about to get a whole new, much more delicious meaning thanks to Reebok.

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Related Topix: Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Startups, Sports

21 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Live Nation profit falls as attendance drops

Looking forward, however, based on ticket sales and a busy summer season, company officials said they expect record-setting concert attendance in the current quarter and another record year in 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo, iPhone and iPad App

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Prison, Startups

MarketWatch

Yahoo Japan launches car navigation app

Yahoo Japan Corp. launched a car navigation app Thursday, hoping the Japanese-language features and access to Japan-specific data will help it compete with the likes of Apple Inc. and Google Inc. The app is part of Yahoo Japan's pursuit of more traffic on smartphones.

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Related Topix: Yahoo! Japan, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

Business Journal

Walnut Creek payments company YapStone signs lease for new headquarters

Matt Golis, founder and co-chairman of YapStone and Tom Villante, co-chairman and CEO, in front of their first customer Walnut Creek-based YapStone is moving into its new Walnut Creek headquarters later this year.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, Startups, Dapper, Citizen Sports

NOLA.com

Supreme Court justice laments male 'blind spot' on Hobby Lobby ruling, website reports

Supreme Court justice, and opera aficionado Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a panel discussion Friday during the American Bar Association's annual meeting in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Startups

Business Journal

Google, Microsoft, Facebook: Tech's biggest 2014 political spenders ranked and graphed

Google Inc. led the tech lobbying field during the second quarter of 2014, but fellow politically inclined tech companies like Amazon, Yahoo and Twitter also set quarterly spending records this spring.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Twitter, Yahoo, iPhone and iPad App, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

MarketNewsVideo

Wednesday's ETF with Unusual Volume: MTUM

The iShares MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF is seeing unusually high volume in afternoon trading Wednesday, with over 77,000 shares traded versus three month average volume of about 27,000.

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Related Topix: RiskMetrics, MSCI, Startups, Business News, Video

Brand Republic

Yahoo keeps agencies guessing about Europe

The company might have spent the past couple of years in an acquisition frenzy, but what's the strategy? By David Benady.

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Related Topix: Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Social Software, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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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Related Topix: Startups

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

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

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

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

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