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Fired Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro got $58 million severance package

Fired Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro got $58 million severance package

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 17 (UPI) -- Ousted Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro made a cool $58 million as part of his severance package, when he was asked to leave the company in January.
Ananth Baliga
Yahoo net income down 20%, but Alibaba's earnings surge

Yahoo net income down 20%, but Alibaba's earnings surge

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16 (UPI) -- Despite falling net income, Yahoo showed signs of recovery in its ad business, and found some cheer in surging profits from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
Ananth Baliga
Yahoo partners with Yelp to compete with Google

Yahoo partners with Yelp to compete with Google

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12 (UPI) -- Yahoo will now use Yelp to deliver local business details to users searching for information about a specific city.
Ananth Baliga

Hackers steal Yahoo! Mail usernames, passwords

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Attackers now own an undisclosed number of Yahoo! Mail usernames and passwords, stolen from a third-party site, the Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet giant said.

Obama to announce NSA reforms next week

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is ready to announce reforms to the National Security Agency's data collection programs, the White House said Friday.

Marissa Mayer unveils Yahoo's road map for 2014

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Marissa Mayer, chief executive officer of Yahoo!, said the U.S. Internet corporation's future has a lot of news -- as in apps, sites and acquisitions.
Tech executives to push Obama for NSA limits

Tech executives to push Obama for NSA limits

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. government surveillance will be a key topic when President Obama meets with 15 technology and telecommunications executives Tuesday, the White House said.
Katie Couric to become Yahoo! news anchor next year

Katie Couric to become Yahoo! news anchor next year

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Internet giant Yahoo! announced Monday U.S. broadcast journalist Katie Couric will become its global news anchor next year.
Katie Couric officially hired as Yahoo's 'global anchor'

Katie Couric officially hired as Yahoo's 'global anchor'

Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Katie Couric help Yahoo develop its global news programming.
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Katie Couric to leave ABC News for Yahoo, reports say

Katie Couric to leave ABC News for Yahoo, reports say

Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Katie Couric is on the move again -- this time into online news.
Kate Stanton
Yahoo! to get new logo

Yahoo! to get new logo

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Yahoo! Inc. is changing its iconic logo to reflect shifts at the Web portal and search engine since Marissa Mayer took control, the U.S. company said Wednesday.

Yahoo! says 13,000 requests for user data made in last six months

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Internet search company Yahoo! says it received up to 13,000 secret requests for user data from law enforcement agencies in the previous six months.
Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

Bill Gates among top tech execs to join economic lobbying group

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- Bill Gates is among four top U.S. tech executives to join a lobbying effort co-founded by Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, the group says.

Mark Zuckerberg starts lobby, says U.S. immigration policy 'unfit'

WASHINGTON, April 12 (UPI) -- U.S. immigration policy is "unfit for today's world," Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said in starting an advocacy group that seeks to change the U.S. economy.

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Lawmaker calls for 'virtual' Congress

Lawmaker calls for 'virtual' Congress

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- Congress should create a telecommuting plan using videoconferencing and other remote work technology to create a "virtual Congress," a U.S. lawmaker says.

The call of the cubicle

CHICAGO, March 17 (UPI) -- Men and women who prefer working from home are feeling the heat as the decision by U.S. Internet giant Yahoo to ban telecommuting focuses renewed attention on the work-at-home culture.
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Yahoo! cancels work-at-home policy

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Internet giant Yahoo! said it was ordering its employees who have been working at home to report back to their company offices.
Yahoo! debuts re-designed home page

Yahoo! debuts re-designed home page

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Yahoo! has introduced a new home page, a redesign aimed at luring back users the search engine has lost to competitors in recent years.

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Obama meetings focus on immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama's meetings with two groups Tuesday were to focus on getting a bipartisan immigration reform bill passed this year, the White House said.

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Obama is Time's 2012 Person of the Year

Obama is Time's 2012 Person of the Year

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama is Time magazine's 2012 Person of the Year, with the magazine calling him a political and cultural figure.

Yahoo! CEO gives birth

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Yahoo! Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is now a mother, having given birth to a son, her husband announced.
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