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Flickr's new owner is here to save it from oblivion (again)

After years of languishing under Yahoo's (and, more recently, Oath's) ownership, Flickr has finally found a buyer. Image hosting company SmugMug announced Friday that it'd acquired Flickr for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which was first
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This teen slept through his alarm because of Netflix and still won gold at the Olympics

Red Gerard may be an Olympic snowboarder, but he's still a typical 17-year-old at heart. The teenager overslept after a late night of bingeing Brooklyn Nine-Nine, ignoring the alarm he had set because he was supposed to compete on Sunday morning.
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Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon for $ 4.5 billion

From: Hindustan Times By AFP Recommended by: Hindustan times Internet pioneer Yahoo ended its two-decade run as an independent company on Tuesday, completing the sale of its core online assets to telecom giant Verizon.Yahoo’s
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Yahoo ‘snoops’ on mails, say reports. Just how safe is your email?

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times News about Yahoo snooping on customer emails has been doing the rounds. So how safe are your emails?All, or almost all, email providers scan your mails: it’s one of the ways they
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If you use any Yahoo services heres what to do following the massive breach

From: Mashable By Kerry Flynn Recommended by: Mashable A Yahoo! logo is shown on a screen during a keynote address by Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer at the 2014 International CES at The Las Vegas Hotel
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John Herrman: Yahoo!'s media is now Verizon's problem

From: Buisness-standard By John Herrman Recommended by: business-standard In the end, the deal that Yahoo! announced on Monday, that Verizon Communications would buy its internet business for $4.8 billion, looked more like an
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Millions of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail passwords traded in Russia’s underworld

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.The
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Yahoo says it has made substantial progress toward a sale

From: Mashable By Jason Abbruzzese Recommended by: Mashable Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks at the consumer electronics show CES 2014 in Las Vegas, USA, 07 January 2014. Image: Britta Pedersen/picture-alliance/dpa/AP ImagesMarissa
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One of the most powerful Internet companies is officially for sale

From: Mashable By Jason AbbruzzeseRecommended by: MashableYahoo has admitted what everyone already knew — the company is up for sale.And to make sure it's taken seriously, Yahoo is bringing in outsiders to drum up interest.The company announced
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Goodbye Yahoo Screen Yahoo axes video service

Yahoo has axed its on-demand streaming service Yahoo Screen after just over two years, Mashable has confirmed.The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based tech company launched a revamped Screen in 2013 in hopes of competing with other streaming giants in the

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