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Sleepy Marissa Mayer said to miss marketing opportunity

At a time when ad revenue is increasingly important, the Yahoo CEO reportedly keeps high-level marketing executives waiting for hours because she overslept.

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Yahoo’s ousted COO Henrique De Castro walks with $58M

Being handed a pink slip with a nine-figure severance isn’t bad for just 15 months of work.

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Is Yahoo angling to replace Google on Apple devices?

Google is the default search engine on Apple's Safari browser for iPhones and iPads. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to change that.

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Yahoo co-founder David Filo is #360, with a net worth of $1.2 billion.

Yahoo co-founder David Filo nominated to return to board

The "chief Yahoo" is tapped to return to the board after an absence of 18 years, along with Charles Schwab and former Walmart CEO H. Lee Scott Jr.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 in San Francisco.

Marissa Mayer: Aviate key to Yahoo's mobile ad biz

During Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO, Yahoo has acquired many companies. But Mayer singled out the artificial intelligence service Aviate for its potential to help the company make big ad bucks on mobile.

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Yahoo clings to small gains as core business remains sluggish

While Alibaba prepares for an IPO and continues to boost Yahoo stock, Yahoo sees a bright spot in its key revenue generator -- display advertising.

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be big in mobile. Meet Aviate

Of the almost 40 companies Marissa Mayer acquired since taking over Yahoo in 2012, artificial intelligence service Aviate — and not Tumblr — may turn out to be the biggest catch.

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How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug

A new security bug means that people all across the Web are vulnerable to having their passwords and other sensitive data stolen. Here's what consumers can do to protect themselves.

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The fun never stops at Yahoo, the source of Silicon Valley's longest-running soap opera. In the latest episode, a major shareholder is demanding that the company <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/third-point-llc-letter-to-yahoo-board-of-directors-regarding-companys-inadequate-response-to-discovery-of-discrepancies-in-educational-records-of-ceo-scott-thompson-and-director-patti-hart-and-demanding-action-by-may-7th-150184055.html">fire CEO Scott Thompson.</a>  The reason: It was discovered Thompson had fudged his resume, falsely claiming to have a computer science degree. He's "only" got an accounting diploma.  </p><p>

The investor group, New York-based Third Point, on May 4 sent a stern letter to Yahoo's board demanding that it dump Thompson by noon on May 7. That deadline has come and gone, and so far Yahoo's board has merely formed a "special committee" to review Thompson's academic credentials. But if the board does get around to making a more drastic move, it's not slim pickings out there when it comes to possible replacements. So let the speculation start. </p><p>

<i>Editors' note: This slideshow was originally published May 4 at 2:10 p.m. PT. It has been updated since then with additional information and photos.</i>

Yahoo reportedly eyes push into original video programming

Internet company plans to acquire high-end original programming, joining the likes of Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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Box's Aaron Levie: We haven't received any NSA requests

With Box heading toward an IPO, the normally gregarious CEO can't say much about anything. But when it comes to the topic of government surveillance and what that might mean for the future of the Internet, he offers a few tidbits.

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Yahoo in talks to acquire online video service NDN, report says

The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company is making another move in its push into big media, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

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Yahoo's faster Flickr photo page now out of beta testing

Yahoo's photo-sharing site has switched English-language users to a new photo page that puts comments, camera details, and captions into a right-hand sidebar. It's faster, but plenty of people don't like it.

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