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Topic: Yahoo

Twitter Sues U.S. Government for the Right to Tell Users About Surveillance

The latest tech giant to take on Uncle Sam

Twitter is suing the U.S. government for allegedly violating its First Amendment rights by restricting what the site can tell its users about national security requests from intelligence agencies, reports…

Yahoo Wants to Invest Serious Cash in Snapchat

Reports say discussions are taking place

Yahoo is looking to buy a piece of Snapchat with an investment that values the hot messaging app at about $10 billion, according to reports. Yahoo is among a number…

This CEO Is Building the ‘Yahoo for Men’

Looking past big city interests to reach the average Joe

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni  Specs Who James Heckman New gig CEO, founder and director of Scout Old gig Head of global media strategy at Yahoo Age 49 What’s your mission statement for Scout? I don’t feel it’s an overreach…

Investor Blasts Yahoo Over Tumblr Strategy, Calls for AOL Merger

Hedge fund pushes for change

Yahoo is under pressure to merge with AOL as an activist Wall Street fund pushed today for big changes at the Internet advertising giant. The hedge fund, Starboard, wrote a…

9 Women the NFL Should Consider for Next CMO

Industry straw poll garners candidates for troubled league

The National Football League on Tuesday named Cynthia Hogan as svp of public policy and government affairs and appointed four women as advisors on domestic violence. These moves follow the NFL's…

Anonymous Apps Try to Curb Bad Behavior

Ask.fm is investing millions to ensure a safe user experience

Ask.com was well aware of the controversy surrounding anonymous app Ask.fm before purchasing it last month, according to its CEO Doug Leeds. Here, the exec, who now also oversees Ask.fm,…

Feds Tried to Fine Yahoo $250,000 Per Day for Not Complying With U.S. Surveillance

7-year secret battle finally comes to light

Yahoo has won a seven-year legal battle to declassify documents about how U.S. intelligence officials pressured the tech giant, under threats of huge fines, to hand over user data. The court victory…

Yahoo Japan's Awesome 50% Off Sale Leaves the Price the Same and Cuts the Product in Half

Left side of a suit, anyone?

Next time you see a sale online, be sure to read the details closely.  Yahoo Shopping's Japanese division is running hilarious ads promoting 50 percent off several items: suits, bicycles and…

YouTube May Be Worth Up to $40 Billion—More Than Twitter

Jefferies report projects $8.9 billion in ad sales by 2016

YouTube, broken out from Google’s overall business, is potentially worth more than Twitter with a valuation up to $40 billion, according to an analysis released today by Jefferies. The report looked…

Yahoo Style Arrives in Time for Fashion Week

New digital magazine features Jessica Biel, two video series

Yahoo Style debuts today, just in time for a peek at New York Fashion Week. The online publication's newest digital magazine under Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer hopes to offer viewers…

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