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Topic: Yahoo

Yahoo Beats Third-Quarter Earnings Expectations, Even as Verizon Deal Faces Uncertainty

Mobile gains ground in overall revenue share

Yahoo's third-quarter earnings were better than expected, giving the ailing tech giant a sliver of good news amid concerns of a data breach and growing doubts about its impending acquisition…

Why This NBA Champion Thinks Esports Stars 'Are the Next Generation of Athletes'

Plus, Yahoo execs discuss the future of livestreaming

There will come a day when watching an NFL, NBA or MLB game won't be a passive experience for most. With the rise of esports and fantasy components, the big…

Why Live Video Is Now a Must-Buy for Marketers and Brands

Content people want to watch gets high engagement

From sports to breaking news to the biggest music festivals in the world, live video gives consumers the experience of being in two places at once. Forget elbowing for space in…

Yahoo Just Disclosed That 500 Million User Accounts Were Hacked in 2014

'State-sponsored actor' committed the breach

Half a billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in 2014 by a "state-sponsored actor" that resulted in users' information being stolen, the company revealed Thursday. A statement from the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based internet…

Arianna Huffington Is Leaving The Huffington Post

Site co-founder will launch new company Thrive Global

Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffington Post, a site she co-founded 11 years ago. Her new venture will take her right back to where it all started.  I thought HuffPost would…

In the Midst of Its Sale to Verizon, Yahoo News Saw Record-Breaking Traffic

44 million video views during RNC and DNC

Yahoo News set out to produce an unconventional two weeks of convention coverage. In the end, the site generated 60 million page views from 236 stories, and 44 million streams…

What's in a Name? For Yahoo, Too Much and Not Enough

It never became the verb it wanted to be

Once the dust settles from last week's news of the final nail in the coffin for Yahoo, one of the web's original pioneers, we'll undoubtedly have a thousand reasons to consider…

Tumblr Is Debuting Ads That Will Pay Its Bloggers a Cut of the Sales

Move comes days after Verizon-Yahoo deal

Tumblr has had advertising for some time, including its Gemini native ads, sponsored posts and videos, but it's failed to grow sales as quickly as parent company Yahoo has wanted.…

Here's a Timeline of Yahoo’s 22-Year History as a Digital Pioneer

Highs and lows leading up to Verizon deal

Verizon's $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo today shows just how much has changed in the Sunnyvale, Calif., company's more than 20-year history. Yahoo's gone from being one of the world's biggest…

With Verizon Deal, Yahoo and AOL Are Finally Together

Rival web pioneers are now corporate siblings

Yahoo's long, winding and rocky road has finally come to its conclusion. Verizon announced this morning that it has acquired Yahoo's operating business for roughly $4.83 billion, which had long been…

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