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Topic: Yahoo

If $4.8 Billion Sale to Verizon Goes Through, Marissa Mayer Is Leaving Yahoo's Board

Internet giant also changes name to Altaba

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer will leave the company's board if the tech giant's $4.8 billion acquisition by Verizon goes through. Since Yahoo recently disclosed…

Why Esports May Be the Next Great Frontier for Marketers

Growing, diverse community craves live video

In just a few short years, esports has grown from a niche opportunity to a global phenomenon. Think professional gaming attracts a smaller audience than your favorite football rivalry? Think again. Audiences…

Why Yahoo Shared an Investor Meeting in Omaha With the World

Livestreaming leads to deals with big brands

As Yahoo begins to dig out of a massive hack attack of 1 billion accounts dating back to 2014, its News, Finance and Sports sites are moving forward with ambitious…

Yahoo Just Disclosed That 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked in 2013

Incident adds to the 500 million breached in '14

Yahoo revealed on Wednesday that more than 1 billion user accounts were breached in August 2013. The hack appears to be separate from the 500 million account breach that Yahoo…

IAB Announces Schedule for 2017 Digital Video NewFronts

Hulu, Vice and more will present

Get your calendars ready to start planning for the sixth annual Digital Content NewFronts. The Interactive Advertising Bureau today announced the programming schedule for the event, which takes place in…

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…

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