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Jiobit’s new chip for tiny devices uses cloud-based machine learning in its quest to shrink wearables so much they become “invisibles.” Yahoo! explores the device-shrinking strategy of the Chicago-based startup, which has been operating in stealth...
From: Read Write Web | By: Donal Power | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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With Twitter’s ad demand lower than expected and user growth stalled, now would be a good time for Jack Dorsey to find a suitor for his company.
From: New York Times | By: JENNIFER SABA | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Keshia Knight Pulliam is hitting back at her husband, former NFL pro, Ed Hartwell. As Us Weekly reports, Hartwell filed for divorce from Keshia earlier this week after seven months of marriage. The athlete has accused his estranged wife of being unfaithful...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Grannum | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Looking for a job is like dating, but worse - The BillFold The normal person's guide to alternative investments - Lifehacker 8 creative ways to upcycle used baby furniture - Wise Bread 12 money myths you should throw to the wind - LearnVest Why Yahoo...
From: SavvySugar | By: Karenna Meredith | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A foreign power actively interfering in our electoral process is more significant than any partisan feud
From: Salon.com | By: Bob Cesca | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Investors are waiting for the Fed to help prop up markets as over 200 companies are scheduled to report earnings this week. While 68% of companies are beating earnings, not so much discussion about the currency tailwind they are seeing. What happened...
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Okay, this isn't the biggest news you'll hear from Yahoo this week, but bear with us -- it's important if you still rely on Yahoo for your messaging needs. The internet pioneer has released its long-in-development redesign of Yahoo Messenger for the......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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LionTree Advisors, which recently helped Verizon acquire Yahoo for $4.8 billion, has hired Jake Donovan as the president of its European operation.
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL J. de la MERCED | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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America is already great, say #demsinphilly, except for all the stagnation, pollution, racism, sexism, etc.
From: Reason | By: Nick Gillespie | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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JoJo Fletcher’s season of The Bachelorette comes to an end next week and naturally fans are curious as to which one of the guys she rejected will be named the next Bachelor and when the big reveal will take place. Fans can expect to hear the news between...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Cheryl P | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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They are both billionaires who live luxuriously in New York, but that’s about all they have in common.
From: Business Insider | By: Ciro Scotti | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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The latest Bloomberg prediction is that the solar industry...</div>
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       <div class="hdr"><a href="http://www.newyorker.com/?p=3233427" id="2511606523">Does the Snapchat Generation Even Know What Yahoo Is?</a></div>
       <div class="teaser">The $4.8-billion acquisition of Yahoo—the brand and its Internet properties—by a telephone company, Verizon, is a watershed moment in the history of the Internet. It bookends an era—Web 1.0, for lack of a better term—that will soon be remembered...</div>
       <div class="source">From: <a href="/from-newyorker.com">New Yorker</a> | By: <a href="/by-om-malik">Om Malik</a> | Wednesday, July 27, 2016</div>
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       <div class="source">From: <a href="/from-siliconangle.com">Silicon Angle</a> | By: <a href="/by-duncan-riley">Duncan Riley</a> | Thursday, July 28, 2016</div>
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Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. The St. Louis Cardinals...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Posted by KelseyLibertContent marketers, does the following scenario sound familiar? You’re tasked with creating content that attracts publicity, links, and social shares. You come up with great ideas for content that you’re confident could accomplish...
From: SEOmoz | By: KelseyLibert | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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(Getty Images) Rock-paper-scissors is one of the all-time classic games. It remains the most democratic way of making coin-flip decisions, and the most fun too. The Detroit Tigers are a team full of grown men, but they certainly haven’t forgotten their...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Israel Fehr | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Tumblr has had advertising for some time, including its Gemini native ads, sponsored posts and videos, but it's failed to grow sales as quickly as parent company Yahoo has wanted. Well, today, against the backdrop of Verizon purchasing Yahoo, the company...
From: AdWeek | By: Christopher Heine | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Apple hasn't had a new hit product in five years, and its business is shrinking.
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Rosoff | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at puckdaddyblog@yahoo.com. YUMP. New...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jen Neale | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The Twitter CEO's plan to get the $13 bln social-media firm to take wing has been mostly ineffective. Revenue and user growth are slowing. Now would be a good time to find a suitor. The human news feed could find a home on the island of misfit media...
From: Reuters | By: Jennifer Saba | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Yu Darvish and a stack of Cubs lead the way during Wednesday’s DFS slate (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) As always when playing Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball, be sure to check the final lineups and the weather. With more options available for contests...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dalton Del Don | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Soon, Tumblr will have a new parent, and soon, it will help pay more of the bills. The blogging site, owned by Yahoo (which is in the process of being acquired by Verizon), is introducing a new advertising program that will place ads on each one of its...
From: Mashable | By: Kerry Flynn | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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At work (USA), I believe myself to be the victim of gender-based bias with regard to attitude, expression and other attributes. I want to ask HR about it.I'm a woman in a male-dominated field. I get a lot of flack for things that are 100% observational-based,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: I_Love_Bananas | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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The company’s $40 billion in leftover assets far exceeds the value of the services it operates—quite a decline for a firm once worth $125 billion.
From: The Atlantic | By: Bourree Lam | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Marissa Mayer has a nice executive pay package coming her way if she is terminated from Yahoo. Via CNBC The CEO of the embattled online news site, currently trying to sell itself, is entitled to severance benefits valued at $54.9 million in case she...
From: Boing Boing | By: Mark Frauenfelder | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Taylor Swift’s boyfriend Tom Hiddleston won the “Rear of the Year” award for a revealing scene in BBC spy drama The Night Manager. Actor Tom Hiddleston showed off his toned body in the fourth episode of Night Manager. Hiddleston plays Jonathan...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Frank Yemi | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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With its $4.8-billion acquisition of Yahoo, Verizon has snatched up an Internet pioneer with a massive audience. But it has also secured something equally coveted in Silicon Valley: real estate. When the deal closes, the New York telecom giant will...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Andrew Khouri and Tracey Lien | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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With its $4.8-billion acquisition of Yahoo, Verizon has snatched up an Internet pioneer with a massive audience. But it has also secured something equally coveted in Silicon Valley: real estate. When the deal closes, the New York telecom giant will...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Andrew Khouri and Tracey Lien | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Verizon yesterday bought Yahoo, which had earlier bought Flickr, a photo-sharing site, and Tumblr, a blogging platform. Both of these places have three key qualities that raise important questions about their survival: 1) they're both oldschool platforms...
From: Boing Boing | By: Rob Beschizza | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Amber Heard has accused her estranged husband, Johnny Depp of holding their divorce proceedings back, Us Weekly reports. In new court documents filed recently, Amber’s attorneys state that requiring Heard to sign non-disclosure agreements before Johnny...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patricia Grannum | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with the long ball in St. Louis. When the season began,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kyle Ringo | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Noxubee County’s Jeffery Simmons scores with a 17-yard touchdown pass against St. Stanislaus in the first half of their Mississippi 4A Championship high school football game on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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After a remarkable 110-year run as an independent company, Yahoo is being acquired by Verizon.
From: Slate | By: Will Oremus | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — If it was up to Eddie Lacy, the talk of his weight would be shed by now. But the subject is a matter of quite a bit of conjecture in these parts, ever since Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy called out his running back for...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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The DNC chair announced she would not gavel in this week’s national convention.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Monday, July 25, 2016
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UPDATE: Charlie Hunnam is not coming back for Pacific Rim 2. Over the weekend, he spoke to Yahoo Movies and said that he “was forced to exit the production at an early stage due to scheduling conflicts.” So his character Raleigh Becket will not be...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jack Giroux | Monday, July 25, 2016
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In a rally with his delegates in Philadelphia, Bernie Sanders encouraged them to vote for Hillary Clinton. They booed him. The FBI will be investigating who hacked the Democratic National Committee and provided thousands of internal emails to Wikileaks....
From: Reason | By: Scott Shackford | Monday, July 25, 2016
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The deal announced Monday closes a chapter for the web pioneer, Yahoo, and is part of Verizon's new push into online advertising and content.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Monday, July 25, 2016
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Rudy Gay of the Sacramento Kings looks on during a March 3, 2016 game. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Rudy Gay’s no stranger to trade rumors. He’s been traded three times in his 10-year NBA career, with the first swap coming on the night he was drafted,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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MLB's August 1 non-waiver trade deadline is quickly approaching, and the rumor mill is churning.  The first blockbuster move of the season was officially completed Monday with the Chicago Cubs' announcement that they had acquired New York Yankees...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Ryan McCrystal | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Katt Williams can't stay his nutty self out of jail as he allegedly swings on a woman -- again.  Deets inside, plus Joe Budden chases down trespassers on his property, and it's all caught on camera.    Oh Katt.  Another day, another gith where he...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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The connections between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the Vladimir Putin government of Russia and the hacker attack on the Democratic National Committee grew more suspicious on Monday, with the revelation that a DNC staffer’s own personal,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Jeff Passan of Yahoo reports that the Kansas City Royals are trying to package Ian Kennedy in a potential Wade Davis deal. I’m not sure why they would do that. Davis has had a relatively disappointing 2016 season. He strikeouts are down, his walks...
From: Hardball Talk | By: Craig Calcaterra | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Marlins Fernandez and Ozuna could prove to be big fish for Thursday’s DFS slate As always when playing Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball, be sure to check the final lineups and the weather. [Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now] My full lineup...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brandon Funston | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Smiley had 25 catches in 2015 (Getty). North Texas’ leading returning receiver was arrested for DWI Wednesday morning. According to the Denton Record-Chronicle, Turner Smiley was booked into the Denton City Jail at approximately 4 a.m. after an officer...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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(Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images) The Arizona Coyotes have agreed to a six-year contract with 23-year-old restricted free agent defenseman Connor Murphy. Per a source, the deal is for an average annual value of $3.85 million, which comes to...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Josh Cooper | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Blake Griffin stands on the court as Clippers equipment manager Matias Testi (left) stands behind the bench during a Feb. 18, 2016, game. (AP/Mark J. Terrill) Matias Testi, the assistant equipment manager on whose face Blake Griffin broke his right hand...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Food-safety concerns have, unsurprisingly, hurt a company that plays up its high-quality ingredients.
From: The Atlantic | By: Adam Chandler | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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