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Alibaba IPO poses pivotal test for Yahoo CEO

Source: Business Balla | May 7 2014, 6:04pm CDT | by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will face a $10 billion decision in a few months. She...
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AOL’s Brand CEO Is Resigning To Run A Venture Fund That Promotes Women

Sep 2 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Susan Lyne, the CEO of AOL’s brand group, is stepping down, according to Re/code. Lyne will now head up an AOL-owned venture fund that promotes women-fronted digital startups. The "fully funded" and "relatively dormant" venture fund is tentatively called the Build Fund. It will invest in woman-run startups.  AOL told Re/code that investments will primarily be made in companies related to "consumer Internet areas, including e-commer ...
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Put up or shut up time for Mayer and Yahoo

Sep 2 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: Fortune

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will soon have a lot more money to play with once Alibaba goes public. But can she convince investors the company i ...
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US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) An American missionary doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, his organisation SIM USA announced Tuesday. | by IANS
 
IS video shows beheading of second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Days after the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) has posted a video showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist Steven Sotloff, CNN reported. | by IANS
 
IS beheads second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The Islamic State militant organisation has posted a video titled "A second message to America", showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, CNN reported. | by IANS
 
 

The Man Who Created Google Maps And Facebook’s ‘Like’ Button Is Building A Google Docs and Microsoft Word-Killer

Aug 29 2014 11:41am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Building new things comes naturally for Bret Taylor, CEO and co-founder of Quip, the mobile-friendly collaborative word processor. Taylor was responsible for the creation of Google Maps in his first job at Google. He also built the ‘Like’ button at Friendfeed, the social network he built after leaving Google in 2007. Friendfeed was later acquired by Facebook for roughly $50 million in 2009. After the acquisition, ...
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The Most Expensive Tech Acquisitions In History

Aug 27 2014 11:59am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Many people may be astonished when they hear about a startup being acquired for billions of dollars, pointing to a "tech bubble" and questioning the value of these companies. But a couple millions pales in comparison to these massive tech acquisitions. Granted the acquired companies tend to be a little bigger than the average startup, but these guys sure got a lot of money. We've rounded up some of the most expensive tech acquisitions of all time to give a glimpse into t ...
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Yahoo Also Offered To Buy $970 Million Twitch Before Amazon Swooped In (YHOO)

Aug 25 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Twitch was a hot commodity before it landed in the hands of news new acquirer, Amazon, for $970 million. Google's interest in Twitch, which came in at a $1 billion price tag, was widely reported. And a source confirms that Google indeed made an offer that fell through. But this person also says another company, Yahoo, also made an offer to buy Twitch. It's unclear what price Yahoo was willing to pay before things fizzl ...
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Former EBay President Jeff Skoll Paid $6 Million For The House Right Next Door To His Beverly Hills Home

Aug 25 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

After dropping $11 million on a Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to David Geffen, former eBay president Jeff Skoll has purchased the home next door for $6 million. According to Variety, Skoll bought the Tudor-style house in an off-market deal that happened earlier this summer. Not much is known about the property, though tax records show it has three bedrooms and three bathrooms over 3,038 square feet of space. There's al ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Aug 25 2014 6:10am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Today’s “10 Things In Tech” is sponsored by  Good morning! Here's the news: 1. The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck California's Napa region early Sunday morning. There were no reported deaths but there were more than 100 injuries and about 69,000 people lost power. Fitness tracker Jawbone put together a cool chart of sleep patterns that were disrupted when the earthquake hit at 3:20 AM. 2. There are new leaked images of what could be Appl ...
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Yahoo Is Still A Fantastic Value For Investors

Aug 18 2014 1:47pm CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Suyog Dahal:The second quarter did not go as well as Yahoo (NASDAQ:YHOO), or the market, had hoped. There was a slight sell-off, but the stock fully rebounded within a month. In fact, since releasing their Q2 results, the stock is up 12% from its low on July 18, and up over 4% from its pre-Q2 release price on July 15. At this point, investors are not very concerned about the numbers coming out of the front office, rather they are focusing on Yahoo ...
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