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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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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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Activist group to debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement is coming out with a smartphone app that can scan products to see if the manufacturer has ties to Israel.

By March 13, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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Syrian activists' Facebook pages said to be shuttered

A handful of profiles and pages on the social network, which have been gathering places for Syrians to discuss their country's civil war, have mysteriously disappeared.

By May 22, 2013

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Monica Lewinsky joins Twitter

Describing herself as a social activist, public speaker and contributor to Vanity Fair, Lewinsky decides now is the time to enter the fray of immediacy.

By October 20, 2014

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Investors snub Amazon, but Wall Street analysts remain loyalists

Financial analysts continue to focus on Amazon's long-term growth, despite back-to-back quarters of losses.

By October 24, 2014

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iPhone 6 promises happy holidays for Apple

The electronics giant is projecting stronger-than-expected sales this holiday even after delivering better-than-anticipated revenue in the September quarter. The only negative was another drop in iPad sales.

By October 20, 2014

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Yahoo's Mayer set to outline her plan as criticism mounts

Speaking at her company's investor conference call this week, Marissa Mayer will discuss her strategy for overcoming Yahoo's challenges.

By October 20, 2014

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UK government brands trolls 'baying cowards' ahead of stiff, new prison sentences

Planned new laws could put British Internet abusers behind bars for up to two years.

By October 20, 2014