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Yahoo grapples with problems

Analysts say investors likely are unfazed by the outage thanks to the company's quick recovery, but Yahoo inadvertently introduces a bug into its Web-based email system.

 

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Analysts say investors likely are unfazed by the outage thanks to the company's quick recovery, but Yahoo inadvertently introduces a bug into its Web-based email system amid the rush.

"Wall Street is more accepting of attacks than site failures."

- James Preissler, PaineWebber analyst

 


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