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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.

Anti-death penalty drive has $5.4 million

SACRAMENTO, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- More than $5.4 million, mostly from wealthy donors, has been collected to support a ballot measure to abolish California's death penalty, a research group said.
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Marissa Ann Mayer (born on May 30,1975) is Vice President of Location and Local Services at the search engine company Google. She acts as a gatekeeper for their product release process, determining when or whether a particular Google product is ready to be released to users. She has become one of the public faces of Google, providing a number of press interviews and appearing at events frequently to speak on behalf of the company.

After graduating from Wausau West High School in 1993, Mayer was one of two delegates from Wisconsin selected by the Governor of that state to attend the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia. The NYSC is funded by the NYSF

Mayer received her B.S. in Symbolic systems, graduating with honors, and M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. For both degrees, she specialized in artificial intelligence. In 2009, the Illinois Institute of Technology granted Mayer an honoris causa doctorate degree honoring her pathfinding work in the field of search.

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