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Yahoo Slashes Workforce by 4%

Yahoo's workforce is 4 percent smaller—just in time for the holidays.The Sunnyvale, Calif.–based Web portal laid off roughly 600 employees on Tuesday (Dec. 14), according to CNNMoney.com.Though rumored for months,…

December 15, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Examiner.com Gets Legitimate With Reuters Deal

Score another victory for freelancers—though full-time journalists might have yet another reason to panic.Thomson Reuters has partnered with the fast-growing Examiner.com, one of a handful of media companies that employs…

December 14, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Deborah Burns Out at Hachette

As Elle and Woman’s Day publisher Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. continues sale talks, it has lost another senior executive, Deborah Burns.  Burns, a 26-year Hachette vet, had been svp for…

December 14, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Time Inc. Names Randall Rothenberg Chief Digital Officer

In naming its first chief digital officer, Time Inc. is joining other publishing companies that are making high-level moves as they try to prepare their print brands for an increasingly…

December 13, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Location Services: Let Battle Commence

What icon did Facebook choose in August for its long-awaited Places location product? A four inside a square, of course. The underlying message seemed clear: The Silicon Valley juggernaut was…

December 12, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

IAB Expands Washington Presence With New Office

With multiple factions of the U.S. government dialing up the pressure for stricter privacy guidelines for digital marketing, the Interactive Advertising Bureau is expanding its Washington presence with the formation…

December 10, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Manhattanite Files Suit for Web 'Sniffing Attack'

A Manhattan woman is claiming that her privacy rights were violated in a Web "sniffing attack," when an online ad company downloaded a program onto her computer that tracked her…

December 10, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Murdoch Wants to Halt Trademark Suit on 'The Daily'

Rupert Murdoch really wants to keep the name of the iPad newspaper his company has thus far barely acknowledged exists.According to Reuters, News Corp. preemptively asked a U.S. Southern District…

December 10, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Exclusive: Rodale Forms New Digital Squad

Men’s Health and Prevention publisher Rodale has created a new digital team and named its apps guru Matt Bean to a new position, reflecting its view that once-exploratory digital products…

December 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Upton to Chair Key Committee

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), a moderate Republican, beat out three other contenders to get chairmanship of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee. The decision by the GOP steering committee is…

December 8, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

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