Yahoo hack was the Russians, claims Mayer
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Says sorry for security lapse

At least one of the attacks carried out on Yahoo was the work of Russian spooks, according to former Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer.

AMD’s Koduri will be missed
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Great Architect of the graphics business has great sense of humour


The news that Raja Koduri has quit AMD didn’t come as a complete surprise to us because of his sabbatical announced some time ago.

Yahoo sold, Mayer quits
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Yahoo ends with an Oath

After Yahoo shareholder approval last week, Verizon today announced that it has finally closed its acquisition of Yahoo, which it plans to combine with its AOL assets. 

Online security is getting worse
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IBM warning


Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.

Verizon reduces Yahoo acquisition price by $350 million
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Yahoo agrees to pay half of all costs for non-SEC investigations


When Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo back in July 2016 for a large price of $4.83 billion, no one expected the delays that would result from the latter’s two undisclosed data breaches and consumer backlash for building tools that help the government spy on civilian emails.

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed
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Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade


Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.

Google might buy Facebook
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It's entirely feasible

The word on the information strasse is that Google wants to buy Facebook. It is entirely speculative, but could have legs.

AOL lays off 500 employees in regrowth strategy
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Cuts will happen in corporate units

On Thursday, AOL said it will be laying off five percent of its staff with nearly 500 employees expected to lose their jobs as part of a regrowth strategy for its mobile and video businesses.

Yahoo develops AI anti-porn technology
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Skynet gets Smut algorithm

Troubled search engine outfit Yahoo has been spending its money developing an algorithm which can spot porn at 20 paces.

Yahoo claims 500 million passwords, account data compromised
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Advises users to change passwords


Over the course of 2014, an unpublicized breach occurred on Yahoo’s servers containing personal information and unencrypted passwords from over 500 million user accounts. The company is now reporting the breach, while the FBI closely investigates the claims.