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Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Apple should make new features like iMessage apps and 3D Touch more discoverable to aid mass adoption   —  SAN FRANCISCO — As Apple prepares to show off new features for the iPhone and other devices at its developer conference on Monday, the company is grappling with an uncomfortable issue …
Jun 4, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
How Marissa Mayer made $239M in her time at Yahoo: stock-heavy compensation buoyed by Yahoo's increasingly valuable Alibaba and Yahoo Japan investments   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When a withered Yahoo is absorbed by Verizon Communications in the next week or so, it will be the end of an era …
Jun 3, 2017, 11:20 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Filing shows Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is set to make about $186M from Verizon deal based on current stock value, from options, restricted units, and shares   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo shareholders will vote June 8 on whether to sell the company's internet businesses to Verizon Communications for $4.48 billion.
Apr 25, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
The digital media division of Verizon, which will include Yahoo, AOL, and The Huffington Post after the Yahoo deal closes, will be named Oath   —  Oath?  Oof.  —  That was largely the reaction on Monday to the news that Verizon plans to house two giants of the early days of the internet, AOL and Yahoo, under the new name Oath.
Apr 4, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: after hacks and questions about security, Marissa Mayer denied Yahoo security team financial resources, rejected proposal to reset all user passwords   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Six years ago, Yahoo's computer systems and customer email accounts were penetrated by Chinese military hackers.
Sep 28, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Yahoo to sell core business and land holdings to Verizon for $4.8B   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo was the front door to the web for an early generation of internet users, and its services still attract a billion visitors a month.  —  But the internet is an unforgiving place for yesterday's great idea …
Jul 25, 2016, 1:40 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
As Yahoo puts itself up for sale, early employees known as “surfers” recall building the company's directory   —  SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Back in the mid-1990s, before Google even existed, the world's best guides to the internet sat in Silicon Valley cubicles, visiting websites and carefully categorizing them by hand.
Jul 17, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: final bids for Yahoo are due on Monday, with the board set to make a decision soon afterward   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The gavel is finally poised to drop in the drawn-out auction for Yahoo's core internet business.  —  Final bids for the services, which include Yahoo's search, email …
Jul 15, 2016, 2:40 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Down to Lunch, which lets you schedule activities with your contacts, tops iPhone charts; developers “have turned away dozens of potential investors”   —  Down to Lunch Founders Pursue Less-Traveled Path to App Success  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Nikil Viswanathan and Joseph Lau have built the hottest new social app in America.
Apr 20, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook announces it is banning private, person-to-person sales of guns on its network and Instagram   —  Facebook Moves to Ban Private Gun Sales on Its Site  —  Facebook is banning private sales of guns on its flagship social network and on its Instagram photo-sharing service, the company said late Friday.
Jan 29, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context

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