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Competition to buy Internet giant Yahoo starting to heat up

London - Talks are underway in London between potential bidders for venerable Internet giant Yahoo, led by England's Daily Mail newspaper and websites.

New job cuts expected by ailing tech giant Yahoo

Sunnyvale - Ailing Internet giant Yahoo could cut 15 percent of its workforce and close several business units in a cost-cutting move expected to be announced tomorrow.

Yahoo's new video app guides you from searching to streaming

Yahoo has announced a new video guide app for smartphones designed to cut down the time required to find a show to watch and start streaming it. Yahoo Video Guide can help you decide what to watch based on your mood.

Yahoo to spin off everything except its stake in Alibaba

Yahoo has changed its mind and will not spin off its stake in Alibaba. Instead, Yahoo will spin off its core Internet business.

Op-Ed: Stocks close lower on oil price concerns

It might also signal that workers are willing to demand higher wages before accepting a new job. Meanwhile, October was the third-strongest month for hires since the recession ended in 2009.

Op-Ed: Cheap oil sinking stock markets

Cheap oil has already affected global markets and economies in countless ways, from disrupting Venezuelan politics to sinking the Russian ruble and introducing the world to “low-flation.”

Yahoo's all-new Messenger app lets you like and unsend messages

Yahoo has launched a complete remake of its almost-forgotten messaging service, Messenger. The new-look app debuts online and on mobile devices today and includes some unique features that aren't available in rival apps.

Rise of the robotic journalist: Welcome to the future Special

For reporters on the business or sports beat, some stories can be boring, monotonous, and stressful all at once. The stories can seem rather…robotic. As well they might, because some stories are being written by robots.

Digicel wants Google to pay up or it will block its ads

A mobile carrier in Jamaica wants Google, Facebook and Yahoo to pay money or they will block their ads from being shown to its customers.

Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg dies suddenly

Famed Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg has died suddenly at the age of 47. Described by Mark Zuckerberg as "an amazing person," Goldberg was married to Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and has long been a key player in Silicon Valley.

Microsoft's Bing is finally eating into Google into the U.S.

A market research firm has found Microsoft's Bing search engine powered more than 20 percent of U.S. searches for the first time in history last month, taking a large chunk out of Google's share. The story is rather different outside of the U.S. though.

Yahoo begins process of eradicating passwords

Yahoo has released a new system of logging in to Yahoo Mail that eliminates the need for remembering long, secure passwords. Instead, passwords are generated "on demand" when required at the time of login.

Trailer: 'Community' enters a new dean-mension

In just two weeks, the quirky comedy that could, 'Community,' will see its season-six debut on Yahoo. While details had been tightly under wraps, audiences can now get an idea of what to expect.

Are social media-driven sites a failing fad? Special

Some computer gurus tell us that social media participation is declining from “participation plateau,” caused by too many demands on time, yet as some sites see numbers reduced, there is more to social media activity than what those numbers show.

'Community' to return on March 17

'Community' has finally reached its fabled six seasons (now all it needs is a movie) and will see its season premiere on March 17 exclusively on Yahoo.

Yahoo replaces Google as Firefox search engine

Yahoo is set to replace Google as the default search engine on the Mozilla Firefox browser. The deal, announced by Yahoo, will end the 10 year partnership between Mozilla and Google.

Microsoft, Yahoo pitch to replace Google as iPhone search engine

Last week, Yahoo and Mozilla announced a new partnership that would place Yahoo's search engine as the default in Mozilla's Firefox browser instead of Google's.

Video: Carjacker tries to steal car from the wrong woman

Manchester - We've all heard the tired cliché that "crime doesn't pay," but this is especially true in the case of one thug who tried to pull off a carjacking when Deborah Smythe, 52, briefly hopped out of her Audi Q3 to open a gate at work and he hopped in.

Yahoo kills oldest product after 20 years

Internet giant Yahoo, in the midst of shutting down a number of products and focusing on building up others, says the company axe will fall on its oldest service.

U.S. threatened Yahoo with $250K daily fine over NSA data refusal

The United States government threatened Yahoo with a $250,000 daily fine for the Internet giant's refusal to hand over user data to the National Security Agency.

Officer charged after police dog dies in hot car

Mills - A police officer in Wyoming pleaded not guilty to an animal cruelty charge amidst allegations that a police dog perished after he left it in a hot patrol car for hours.

Op-Ed: Microsoft needs a PR boost after layoffs; should buy Yahoo!

Microsoft has taken a big PR hit after announcing that it will lay off 18,000 employees. The tech giant needs a PR boost and a revamped image, which it might get by...buying Yahoo!

'Community' to receive sixth season with Yahoo

It's the show that keeps on coming back from the dead. The beloved comedy 'Community' has finally found a home for its sixth season at Yahoo.

Yahoo sees signs of growth in 'core'

New York - Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's "core" business.The California Internet company said it earned $312 million on revenues of $1.

Alibaba files for IPO; could be largest tech debut ever

Washington - Chinese tech giant Alibaba Holdings Inc. moved closer to becoming a public company in the United States on Tuesday when it filed its IPO prospectus with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Yahoo to make two TV shows

Internet giant Yahoo has announced two original television series that will broadcast on its website and mobile app. Yahoo is committing to eight episodes of each show.

Yahoo sees signs of growth in 'core'

New York - Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit Tuesday, results hailed by chief executive Marissa Mayer as showing growth in the Web giant's "core" business.The California Internet company said it earned $312 million on revenues of $1.

'Heartbleed' bug puts encrypted data in danger

San Francisco - Trust in the Internet took a major blow as alarm spread that software commonly used to encrypt and secure online transactions could wind up giving away the store.

'Heartbleed' bug puts encrypted data in danger

San Francisco - Computer security specialists on Tuesday raised alarm about a freshly discovered bug in online data-scrambling software that hackers can turn to their advantage.

Yahoo in talks to buy NDN video: report

New York - US Internet giant Yahoo is in talks to buy the online video service NDN, which could help it compete with YouTube, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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