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  1. pivot
    Verizon’s Media Business Never Made Any SenseMaybe AOL and Yahoo’s new buyer will know what to do with them.
  2. media
    Verizon Made a $9 Billion Bet on Digital Media. Here’s Why It Failed.By rolling up Yahoo and AOL—including HuffPost, Tumblr and more—the telecom giant was hoping to compete with Google and Facebook. It couldn’t.
  3. death
    Tumblr’s Most Evergreen Meme Has Always Been Its Own DeathThe site’s been dying for years. It’ll keep dying forever.
  4. decisions
    Did I Make a Mistake Selling My Social-Media Darling to Yahoo?Yahoo was negotiating to buy Facebook and Del.icio.us at the same time. Zuckerberg famously said no. Del.icio.us CEO Joshua Schachter said yes.
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    Yahoo Messenger Joins AIM in Messenger HeavenThe service will be shuttered in July.
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    Yahoo Admits That 3 Billion Accounts Were Affected by 2013 HackYahoo adds 2 billion accounts to the total affected since its last count.
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    Yahoo — I Mean, Sorry, Tumblr — Just Made a Video-Chat AppCabana lets you watch videos with your friends in real time.
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    Oath, the Place Yahoo’ll Go!Verizon is reportedly merging Yahoo and AOL and calling them “Oath.”
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    DOJ Charges Russian Spies Responsible for Hacking 500 Million Yahoo AccountsTwo Russian hackers and two Russian intelligence agents were indicted for the 2014 breach.
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    Marissa Mayer Leaps Off Glass Cliff With $23 Million Golden ParachuteThe Yahoo CEO is officially out once the deal with Verizon goes through.
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    Marissa Mayer Is Out at Yahoo, Which Is Now Called Altaba, by the WayThe company is changing its name as soon as it finishes its sale to Verizon.
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    Yahoo Reveals It Was the Victim of the Largest Data Breach in History — AgainTime to ditch Yahoo once and for all.
  13. Yahoo Scanned Users’ Emails on Behalf of U.S. IntelligenceEverything going in or out was monitored for a certain phrase.
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    The Only Reason to Still Use Yahoo Is for Your GarbageYahoo confirms it’s for garbage email only.
  15. How to Change Your Yahoo PasswordThe company confirms at least 500 million user accounts were hacked in 2014.
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    500 Million Yahoo Accounts Were Hacked by a ‘State-Sponsored Actor’More than 500 million accounts were compromised.
  17. 200 Million Yahoo Accounts Got HackedYet another embarrassment to add to the list.
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    Marissa Mayer Implies That Running Yahoo Is Harder Than Being PresidentThe Yahoo CEO doesn’t plan to leave after selling the company to Verizon.
  19. Why Verizon Just Spent $4.8 Billion on YahooVerizon wants to buy its way into being an advertising giant.
  20. Tumblr Users Bug Out Over Write-down and Potential Yahoo SaleYahoo’s enormous write-down of the social network has users panicking.
  21. Marissa Mayer’s Slow-Motion Tumblr Car CrashThe company bit off more than it could chew with the Tumblr acquisition.
  22. Yahoo, ‘Crap Homepage for the Midwest,’ Is Undergoing a ‘Financial Meltdown‘Hoo boy, Yahoo.
  23. Time-Yahoo Merger Could Be the AOL Time Warner of the TeensTime Inc. officials met with bankers to “discuss the possibility” of joining with Yahoo. 
  24. Yahoo Searched for Ways to Cut Costs — Layoffs Were the Top ResultThat search engine you sometimes use by accident just fired a bunch of people at digital magazines you don’t read.
  25. Yahoo Accidentally Leaks Embarrassing Fill-in-the-Blanks Rihanna Review[DELETE ONE OF THE ENDINGS TO THIS SENTENCE AND KEEP THE OTHER BASED ON FACTS]
  26. Yahoo Locked Some Email Users Out for Having Ad BlockersThe Ad-Block Wars heat up.
  27. Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and the Glass CliffMarissa Mayer is trying to resurrect a company in decline. Who should be blamed if it fails?
  28. media
    Katie Couric and Yahoo Are Now Tumblr OfficialMarissa Mayer blogs the announcement.
  29. Yahoo Is Poaching Katie Couric from ABC NewsMarissa Mayer is really stocking up.
  30. gmen in your gmail
    Will Silicon Valley Finally Get Mad About the NSA’s MUSCULAR Program?If they weren’t pissed off about PRISM, maybe the latest Snowden docs will do the trick.
  31. media
    David Pogue Knows You Think Working for Yahoo Is LameThe star tech columnist got a new job.
  32. the internet
    Whimsical New Yahoo Logo Full of Purple WhimsyAccording to Marissa Mayer.
  33. yahoooo!
    Six Things We Learned From Business Insider’s Massive Marissa Mayer StoryShe almost deleted her first e-mail from Google.
  34. gross white men with money
    Yahoo Shareholder Finds Worst Possible Way to Hit On Marissa Mayer [Updated]“I’m a dirty old man and you look attractive.”
  35. yahoooo!
    Yahoo Is Also Trying to Buy HuluTheir names do sort of rhyme.
  36. i’ll tumbl for you
    Tumblr CEO David Karp Reflects on His Mega-Millions“At some point I’m going to have to learn about philanthropy.”
  37. the internet
    12 Things to Know About Tumblr’s David KarpSome fun facts about the new tech boy-king.
  38. yahoooo!
    Yahoo! Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Jump Into Tumblr’s Fountain of Youth [Updated]The announcement will likely come on Monday.
  39. yahooligans
    Yahoo’s Reminder: Our Work-at-Home Ban Doesn’t Affect You So direct those complaints to your own boss.
  40. tech
    Marissa Mayer Acqui-Hires a Baby BoyThe Yahoo CEO does her first big deal.
  41. executive decisions
    Marissa Mayer Is Making Big Changes at YahooThe registered trademark symbol is no more.
  42. blog-stained wretches
    David Chalian Fired From Yahoo Over Romney Gaffe“They’re happy to have a party with black people drowning.”
  43. the internet
    Yahoo E-mail Hack Could Also Affect Snobby GmailersNo one is safe!
  44. technology
    Resigning Yahoo CEO Also Has CancerThat’s in addition to the résumé problems.
  45. technology
    Yahoo CEO Denies Submitting Résumé Whodunnit?
  46. technology
    Yahoo Board Member Out Over CEO’s Bogus RésuméAn investigation into Scott Thompson’s academic credentials is just getting started.
  47. yahoooo!
    Yahoo CEO Under Fire for ‘Inadvertent Error’ on RésuméWhat’s the difference between advertent and inadvertent?
  48. technology
    Dear Yahoos, You’re FiredThe embattled Internet company is laying off 14 percent of its workforce today.
  49. technology
    Facebook Sues Yahoo Right BackThe social network has filed a counterclaim against the struggling Internet company.
  50. the internet
    Yahoo Is Suing Facebook Over Ten PatentsThe struggling Internet company is going after its more successful rival.
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