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Yahoo punt on Snapchat feels like déjà vu

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Yahoo plans to invest in Snapchat: WSJ

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc plans to invest a part of the proceeds from the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd stake sale in mobile app Snapchat, which lets users send messages that disappear after a few seconds, the Wall Street Journal said. … Continue reading

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Yahoo Directory, once the center of a web empire, will shut down at year’s end

Yahoo Directory, a site that was once the center of Yahoo's internet dynasty, is being shut down at the end of the year. However, unless you've been using the internet for a couple of decades, you've probably never heard of … Continue reading

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Activist investor takes stake in Yahoo, urges AOL combination

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Activist investor Starboard Value LP said on Friday it has acquired a significant stake in Yahoo Inc and urged the struggling Internet company to cut costs, monetize its Asian assets and seek a … Continue reading

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Yahoo options volume hits record on Alibaba’s market debut

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's record public offering of shares on Friday further spurred already elevated activity in Yahoo Inc's options, pushing volume on the U.S. Internet company to a one-day record high. … Continue reading

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Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

By Alexei Oreskovic and Ross Kerber SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) – Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes … Continue reading

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Mexican companies sue Yahoo, law firm, allege conspiracy to avoid $2.7 billion judgment

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two Mexican companies have sued Yahoo Inc and law firm Baker & McKenzie in New York federal court, accusing them of engineering a conspiracy to avoid a $ 2.7 billion judgment issued by … Continue reading

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U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data

Internet companies that were reluctant to comply with orders from the secretive U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which rules on government requests to conduct surveillance for national security issues. Yahoo lost the battle, which experts say helped pave the way … Continue reading

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Yahoo faced fines over NSA compliance

Search group’s battle with the US government over its request for information on its users dates back to 2007 Asia homepage

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Yahoo Ads Spread CryptoWall Ransomware

Getting malware on your computer can be devastating, but at least it's usually easy to avoid — unless, of course, popular sites are spreading it via legitimate advertisements. A security firm recently discovered that CryptoWall ransomware, one of the most … Continue reading

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