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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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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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TrustyCon co-organizer and host Alex Stamos, encourages attendees to rethink how to build trustworthy computing systems at the AMC Metreon on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

Encrypted Yahoo Messenger on its way

Security changes to popular products like Yahoo Messenger are on the way, says Yahoo's first CISO in a year, security industry veteran Alex Stamos.

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Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

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If they ever merge, maybe the new company will be called "Goohoo."

​Yahoo updates methodology in new transparency report

The company changes how it tallies government requests for data in its second transparency report, following tech firm push back over the past year.

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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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Google retakes crown as US desktop traffic king

After playing second fiddle to Yahoo for the past seven months, ComScore rankings now show the Web giant back on top.

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Zuckerberg: Facebook only spends big on 'rare' companies

The social network has made headlines with two multibillion dollar acquisitions in two months. But CEO Mark Zuckerberg stresses that's the exception and not the rule.

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President Obama speaks on NSA reform Friday.

Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt

Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.

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On December 17, 2013, President Obama met at the White House with top tech execs including Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.

Obama to meet with tech leaders again over surveillance

The president will meet Friday with tech leaders to discuss privacy, technology, and intelligence, Politico reports.

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TrustyCon co-organizer and host Alex Stamos, encourages attendees to rethink how to build trustworthy computing systems at the AMC Metreon on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

Yahoo appoints new head of information security

The company has announced veteran security executive Alex Stamos as its CISO, confirming a rumor that he would be tapped for the role.

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CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to showcase Yahoo's news efforts, and who better to bring along to CES 2014 than recently hired <a href="http://ces.cnet.com/8301-35300_1-57616819/yahoo-launching-news-digest-digital-magazines/" >Katie Couric</a>?

Katie Couric to make Yahoo debut on Friday

The anchor will begin her tenure at the tech company with an interview with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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