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1 hr ago | Slice of Scifi

Live From Red Carpet for The Amazing Spider Man 2

On April 24, Yahoo will give fans the chance to experience the U.S. premiere of the highly-anticipated film The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Yahoo Movies hosts the live stream of the red carpet premiere event at 6:00pm ET.

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Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Startups, Andrew Garfield

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Huffington Post

Meet The 10-Year-Old Boy With Cancer Whose Lemonade Stands Have Raised $150,000 For Charity

He's battled multiple inoperable brain tumors for more than half of his life, but this inspiring 10-year-old from New Jersey has refused to let his own struggles with cancer overshadow his desire to help others overcome the disease.

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Related Topix: Startups, Swedesboro, NJ

Wall Street Journal

5 Things to Know About Alibaba's IPO

When Chinese e-commerce juggernaut Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. files its paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings in history, investors will finally get a look under the under the hood of this massive and fast-growing company.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, eBay, Amazon

I-Newswire.com

Yahoo's Flickr Makeover Come to Have Instagram

Yahoo definitely wants in on the popular - and potentially lucrative - photo sharing social media action.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

Brand Republic

Yahoo hosts exclusive X-Men: Days of Future Past films

Yahoo has partnered with film distributor Twentieth Century Fox to create a global content hub on its Yahoo Movies platform for new release 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.

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Related Topix: Startups, X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hugh Jackman

Reuters

Music video hub Vevo monthly viewership up nearly 50 pct to 6 bln

Vevo, the online music video hub that is a joint venture of two of the world's biggest music labels, has seen a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of music videos streamed each month from its platform, the company's top executive said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Media, Universal Music Group, Music, Sony Music Entertainment, TV, Electronics, Google, Startups, Citizen Sports

Jerusalem Post

U.S. stocks rise on earnings; Dow gains 0.40%

At the close of U.S. trading, the Dow 30 rose 0.40%, the S&P 500 index rose 0.41%, while the Nasdaq index rose 0.97%.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Stanley, Halliburton, Energy, Oil & Gas, Banking, JP Morgan Chase

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Netflix's Arguments Against The Proposed Comcast And TWC Merger Aren't Valid

On Monday Netflix announced earnings and in their shareholder letter , said they oppose the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Akamai Technologies, Akamai, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Motley Fool

A New Yahoo! TV Strategy Could Pay Off Nicely

Will the strategy pay off? Fool contributor Tim Beyers examines the prospects for a more expansive Yahoo! TV effort in the following video.

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Related Topix: Startups, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seinfeld

Seeking Alpha

Can Lightning Strike Twice For Yahoo?

If Yahoo is able to buy the company, it could hugely benefit shareholders in the long run.

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Related Topix: Startups, Google

WRIC-TV Richmond

Selfie Bans Are Becoming a Thing

Yahoo! Shine Contributor SMITHFIELD, R.I. - Rhode Island's Bryant University is making headlines after the school asked students to refrain from taking selfies when they go to pick up their degree.

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Related Topix: Startups, Smithfield, RI

The Washington Post

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Are Little Changed as Allergan Rallies

U.S. stock-index futures were little changed, following a five-day rally for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. prepared a bid for Allergan Inc. Allergan surged 19 percent in German trading after a regulatory filing showed Valeant plans to propose a merger with the maker of the Botox wrinkle treatment.

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Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Startups, Facebook, Insurance, Credit Suisse Group, Stanley, Science / Technology

Benzinga

Watching Tech, Alibaba IPO, With Ironfire's Eric Jackson

Recently on Benzinga's PreMarket Prep , Eric Jackson, managing partner at Ironfire Capital , predicted that the Alibaba filing for an IPO will come later this month.

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Related Topix: Startups

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Yahoo: Has Mayer Made The Turnaround Possible?

There have been numerous articles discussing the potential IPO of Alibaba and the resultant impact of the deal on its main investors: Yahoo and Softbank which own 24% and 36.7% stakes , respectively.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alibaba, Yahoo! Japan

Philly.com

Netflix preparing to raise prices

Netflix is preparing to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its popular political drama "House of Cards."

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Los Gatos, CA, Amazon

Philly.com

Will Obama finally end the war....on drugs?

President Obama has ended the war in Iraq -- heck, even W. probably wouldn't have screwed that up, although a "President McCain" probably would have -- and the coming months will reveal if he keeps his promise to also end the war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Startups

The Nation

Obama Plans to Grant Clemency to - Hundreds, Perhaps Thousands,' of Nonviolent Drug Offenders

The Obama administration is planning to grant clemency to "hundreds, perhaps thousands," of nonviolent drug offenders before the president leaves office, Yahoo News reports .

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Related Topix: Startups, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS News

Report: Obama to grant clemency for hundreds of nonviolent drug offenders

As part of a new clemency initiative, President Obama could pardon hundreds or even thousands of nonviolent drug offenders by the end of his second term, Yahoo News reports .

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Sys-Con Media

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights:Yahoo!, Charles Schwab, Wal-Mart...

Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets.

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Related Topix: Startups, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Financial Markets, Charles Schwab, Investment Services, Financial Services, Travelers Express Company

Seeking Alpha

Alibaba Shines Brighter Providing Yahoo Upcoming Benefits

Concerns over Alibaba's massive size and relative lack of flexibility have been rising amid valuation predictions of nearly $150 billion.

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

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