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Saturday | 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

Saturday | 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

The Campbell Reporter

Yahoo officially shuts down Alta Vista, the pioneering search engine

On Monday, its owner Yahoo sent AltaVista.com to the Internet graveyard to rest alongside order-almost-anything venture Kozmo.com and the butler from Ask Jeeves.

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Related Topix: Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Internet, Science / Technology

The Campbell Reporter

Yahoo responds to outcry, says work-from-home ban is not an 'industry view'

Appearing to acknowledge the uproar over its recent move to order telecommuting workers back to the office, Yahoo issued a brief statement Tuesday to assert that it wasn't offering a broad judgment on the practice of working from home.

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

The Campbell Reporter

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on telecommuting sparks a firestorm

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to order telecommuting employees back to the office has sparked a passionate debate over the increasingly common practice of working from home.

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Related Topix: Startups, Google, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Facebook, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Beet.TV

Yahoo Gets Post-Web Analytics With Flurry: Jun's Reichgut explains

Yahoo has bought itself a role in the advertising ecosystem that comes after the desktop web by acquiring mobile analytics firm Flurry last week.

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Related Topix: Startups, Flurry, Enterprise Mobile, WebMD, Simulmedia, Tacoda

Seeking Alpha

A Flurry Around Yahoo In Q3 2014

Part of a series of acquisitions on the part of CEO Ms. Mayer, Flurry should help poise Yahoo! to be a mobile-first company, going into 2014-2015.

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Related Topix: Startups, Mobile Marketing, Advertising, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Google

Today.Az

Twitter staff under reign of men

Twitter's staff looks just like that of other tech companies: overwhelmingly male and white.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Spindle, Inc. Recent News Not Reflected In Stock Price

A Frost and Sullivan award is a prestigious event that could not be anticipated due to the competitive industry and the fact that Spindle only launched the Yowzaa!! application in Q1.

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

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Community' at Comic-Con: New episodes coming 'probably sometime after Christmas'

TV Guide Magazine hosted the panel "Greendale Forever" in honor of the impending sixth season of Community on Yahoo TV.

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Related Topix: Community, Entertainment, Television, Joel McHale, Jim Rash, Gillian Jacobs, Startups

ResearchBuzz

Yahoo, FamilySearch, Bing, More: Afternoon Buzz, July 24th, 2014

Yahoo has launched Yahoo Finance Contributors . "We are opening up the Yahoo Finance platform to a select group of leaders of finance from money and wealth managers to strategists and analysts to successful traders, where they will publish content directly to Yahoo Finance pages from Tumblr."

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Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology

TheStreet.com

Why Yahoo! (YHOO) Stock Is Up Today

Forbes contributor Eric Jackson reports the two companies are now the most likely candidates to acquire Yahoo! because neither of them would have to pay taxes on the investment stakes they would get back, which means they would get a greater discount on the purchase price today.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo, iPhone and iPad App

Daily Herald

Google risks ire on jogging memories meant to be forgotten

Google Inc. risks a fresh round of criticism after its attempts to apply a court ruling giving citizens the right to be forgotten backfired, Ireland's data watchdog said ahead of an industry summit with European Union privacy chiefs.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Benzinga

's M&A Chatter for Wednesday July 23, 2014

The Deal : Algonquin Power & Utilities announced Wednesday, that it sent a letter to the Gas Natural Board of Directors, urging shareholders to insist on a sale of the company.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Facebook Can Rally Past $90

With its growth rate, cash balance, and earnings power, I expect FB to trade 40x 2015 earnings within 12 months, or $90.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Financial Markets, Zillow, Mark Zuckerberg

International Business Times

Alibaba Okays Yahoo Request to Sell 140 Million Shares Via IPO, 68 Million to Be Sold to Shareholders

Yahoo!, which owns a 24% stake in Alibaba, said that the Chinese e-commerce giant that is launching an initial public offering sometime in August has agreed to the tech firm's request to reduce the maximum number of shares it sells in the launch to 140 million from the initial plan of 208 million.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, World News, China, Taobao

Business Journal

LinkedIn names ex-Yahoo legal boss Michael Callahan as general counsel

LinkedIn Corp. has hired Michael Callahan as its new general counsel, vice president and secretary to fill the role vacated by Erika Rottenberg .

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Social Software, Yahoo, Dapper, Citizen Sports, iPhone and iPad App

Business Journal

Eric Vishria leaving Yahoo to become Benchmark's fifth partner

Eric Vishria is leaving his post as Yahoo Inc.'s VP of product management to become the fifth partner at venture powerhouse Benchmark.

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

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