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Marissa Mayer unveils make-or-break plan for Yahoo

The beleaguered CEO of the struggling Internet pioneer delivers a "bold" strategic plan. She is cutting jobs, selling patents and real estate, and inviting would-be acquirers to speak up.

By February 2, 2016

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Yahoo hears fresh shakeup call from activist investor

Starboard Value is urging changes in management and a sale of the company's Internet business, which could bring about the demise of Yahoo as we know it.

By January 6, 2016

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Activist investor Icahn says Apple 'still undervalued'

Apple plans to boost the amount of cash it's returning to shareholders by 54 percent to $200 billion, but that doesn't seem to be enough for Carl Icahn.

By April 28, 2015

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Activists use human holograms to protest, and you can get involved (Tomorrow Daily 162)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out a Spanish hologram protest, a stop-motion animated short where every frame was 3D-printed and a new patent from Boeing that might help you sleep better on long flights. #TDProtest

By April 15, 2015

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Participating in a hologram protest seems neat, but we have some concerns (Tomorrow Daily 162)

Spanish activists held a rally this past weekend to protest an upcoming law that levies heavy fines for assembling in front of government buildings. Instead of human bodies, 2,000 holograms showed up to make their holo-voices heard.

By April 15, 2015

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Danica Patrick sniffs at animal activists for getting GoDaddy puppy ad pulled

Technically Incorrect: The GoDaddy Super Bowl ad, which mocked Budweiser's puppy ads, should have aired, says the famous driver and GoDaddy spokeswoman.

By February 12, 2015

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What films? Sundance crowd can't wait to try virtual reality

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw an explosion of interest in VR. We chat with some of the festivalgoers strapping on a virtual-reality headset for the very first time.

By February 1, 2016

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Driving change: Ian Somerhalder says we need to 'humanize tech'

From CNET Magazine: By day, Ian Somerhalder plays a supernatural antihero on the popular TV series "The Vampire Diaries." The rest of the time, he's an activist and entrepreneur working to remind us what it means to be human.

By September 8, 2015

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​Angelina Jolie is the latest big name to make a movie with Netflix

The Oscar-winning actor is adapting "First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers," a memoir by author and activist Loung Ung about living under the Khmer Rouge.

By July 24, 2015