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Yahoo! To Buy Back $2 Billion In Stock

Yahoo! said that it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Yahoo! owns 384 million shares of Alibaba.

03/27/2015

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Can’t Remember Your Password? Here Are 2 New Ways To Log In

Tired of trying to remember a different password for each of your online accounts? Or worried about re-using the same password too many times? You’re not alone.

03/20/2015

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Yahoo! Replaces Google As Firefox Default

Yahoo! will supplant Google’s search engine on Firefox’s web browser, signaling Yahoo!’s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the search market.

11/20/2014

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Should Online Accounts Die When You Die?

Should your emails, web albums and other online accounts die when you do? Or should you be able to pass them down to a family member much as you would a house or a box of letters?

07/17/2014

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Encrypted Email Rising Amid Spying Fears

The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as companies try to shield online communications from government spies and other snoops.

06/04/2014

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Yahoo! Leans On Yelp For Help

Yahoo! is cribbing from Yelp’s online reviews of local merchants to soup up its search engine. Ratings and excerpts from Yelp’s merchant reviews began to appear in Yahoo!’s search results on Wednesday.

03/13/2014

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Yahoo! Email Account Passwords Stolen

The usernames and passwords of an unknown number of Yahoo! email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information, the company reported.

01/31/2014

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Yahoo’s Email Becomes More Like Gmail In Redesign

Yahoo’s free email service is becoming a bit more like Google’s Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year.

10/08/2013

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Mayer Says Yahoo! Has 800 Million Users

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer says the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 percent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround.

09/12/2013

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Yahoo! Gets New Logo

Yahoo! has refreshed its logo for the first time since shortly after the Internet company’s founding 18 years ago.

09/05/2013

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Can A Female CEO Be Smart & Sexy?

The latest issue of Vogue magazine has a lot of people asking the question, “Can a female CEO be smart AND sexy?”

08/21/2013

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Yahoo Takes Big Leap With $1.1B Deal For Tumblr

Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.

05/20/2013

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