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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here’s what you need to know.

Rumored: Yahoo Might Launch Its Own YouTube, Allegedly Snatching Up Viral YouTube Talent

Could arch internet search rivals Google and Yahoo be headed for a battle over online video viewers? Maybe... if Marissa Mayer has her way.

Young Millionaire: Inside the Mind of Yahoo's Teen Sensation Nick D'Aloisio

While he has already accomplished far more than most of us will in our entire lives, the humble London 18-year-old says he leads a 'fairly normal life.'

Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China.

10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

What you might not know about the intangible cultural force that forever changed the way we live, work, play and communicate.

4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

A closer look at the outspoken NSA critic that Yahoo trusts to keep cybercrime out of its business and the business of its millions of users.

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.

Yahoo's New 'Gemini' Tool Ties Mobile Ads and Native Search Together

The tech giant makes a noteworthy move in the mobile market, but is it enough to put it on par with Facebook and Twitter?

Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.

Yelp Listings, Reviews to Be Featured in Yahoo Search Results

With the partnership, Yahoo's data on local businesses is about to get a lot more detailed.

Google, Microsoft, Other Tech Giants Detail Government Data Requests Under New Relaxed Rules

The companies won the right to publish the data after suing the federal government for the right to be transparent.

Make It Stop: Yahoo Reports Coordinated Email Hack

As if the data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus weren't enough, Yahoo has announced that hackers recently broke into Yahoo Mail accounts.

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.

At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has given the boot to her second in command, Henrique de Castro, just a little over a year after pilfering the exec from rival Google.

Report: Hot CEOs Bolster Stock Values, Earn Better Salaries

A new study claims that attractive CEOs are more likely to garner higher stock returns, negotiate more lucratively and take home bigger paychecks.

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.

Will Katie Couric Provide More Firepower in Yahoo's Fight for Ad Dollars?

The internet media company is investing in journalists even as its core ad revenues continue to erode.

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers can’t decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.

Biggest Tech Companies Team Up to Object to Government Spying

Caught in the controversy over government surveillance, the biggest technology companies ally to get Congress to rein in spying.

Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home

The young Yahoo CEO has purchased the property that houses Palo Alto's oldest funeral parlor, according to reports.

Yahoo Updates Email, Users Freak Out

Tens of thousands of Yahoo email users have taken to online forums to protest changes to the Yahoo email design.

Tech Giants Form Another Group to Bring the Internet to the Global Masses

Google, along with several other companies, form the Alliance for an Affordable Internet.

Yahoo's New Logo: Great New Look or Another Boring Design?

Let us know what you think of the tech company's new logo design.

Yahoo Beats Google in Monthly Traffic for First Time Since 2011

Yahoo beat archrival Google in traffic in July even without having Tumblr traffic added to its tally, according to comScore.

Should Marissa Mayer Have Posed in Vogue?

Being an 'it girl' for tech may help Yahoo change its dated image, but it's causing a lot of controversy.

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