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How Do You Even Fix Yahoo?

FleshEatingZipper writes: Don’t you remember when Yahoo! was the shining knight in a sea of failed dot-com companies? Y’know, back when people thought it would be profitable to do everything through the internet, like grocery shopping? As a contemporary to the dial-up service providers like America Online, it served as a one-stop shop for basically anything. Wanted to know the weather? How your stocks were doing? Sports? Yahoo did it. But time has not been kind to Yahoo as today, the company’s board of directors ousted Carol Bartz, their latest CEO. Their previous chief exec and co-founder, Jerry Yang, was removed not long after turning down a lucrative buyout offer from Microsoft. The problem the company really faces however, is what their business is and what it needs to be.

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Verizon again sold Internet pioneer Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion

Internet pioneers Yahoo and AOL are changing hands yet again as Verizon is selling its Verizon Media branch for about $5 billion

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All the wonderfully whack tech we found in March

KnowTechie writes: If you need something to look forward to every month, it's this list of wonderfully whack tech, useful, curious, strange and new.

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Yahoo has been scanning your emails to harvest data to sell to advertisers

The U.S. technology industry long ago stopped scanning emails for information to sell to advertisers. Except for Yahoo, it seems. In marketing pitches, the Oath unit of Verizon Communications says it analyzes more than 200 million Yahoo Mail inboxes looking for clues on what products those users might buy.

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KingPin2095d ago

so glad i stopped using yahoo.....but in 2018, anyone using yahoo needs to get with the times.