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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.

Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

After paying $250 million to Tumblr's founder, Marissa Mayer has decided to waste another $81 million to get him to stick around.

Yahoo Will Pay Tumblr Founder David Karp Up to $81 Million to Stick Around

David Karp will earn about $20 million a year if he stays at Yahoo for the next four years.

Yahoo to Roll Out a New Logo Each Day for the Next 30 Days

The internet giant will keep the exclamation point, the color purple and its yodel, but the iconic image is being replaced.

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Founded by a former Yahoo search and advertising executive, the startup is Marissa Mayer's 19th purchase for the tech giant.

Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo.

Marissa Mayer's Smartest and Dumbest Moves at Yahoo

After one year on the job, here's a look back at what the CEO did right and should have done differently.

Yahoo Buys Mobile App Qwiki

Yahoo agrees to buy the movie-making app for iPhones, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets.

How Google, Apple, Facebook and Others Use Your Personal Data (Infographic)

A look at what some of the largest tech companies are doing with what they know about you.

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