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Marissa Mayer and Future Relationship of Yahoo!, Google and Facebook

Eric Jackson in Forbes Wrote: There are so many intriguing aspects of Marissa Mayer‘s hiring at Yahoo! (YHOO). However, what intrigues me the most is the what the future strategic direction of Yahoo! will be under her watch and what this means for the company’s future relationships with Google (GOOG) and Facebook(FB) (not to mention …

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Longtime Google Exec Marissa Mayer Is Yahoo’s New CEO

TechChurch: Marissa Mayer, the technology executive who has worked at Google since the search company’s earliest days, has been appointed CEO of Yahoo. The news was first reported by the New York Times. The company has confirmed the appointment in a press release, which is embedded in full below. Mayer’s first day will be tomorrow, …

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Yahoo! Voice reportedly compromised, over 453,000 credentials exposed

Übergizmo wrote: If you use Yahoo! Voice a lot – Yahoo’s VoIP service via its Yahoo! Messenger instant messaging application, then you will definitely need to hear this report. Earlier today, more than 453,000 user accounts from an unidentified service owned by Yahoo were posted on a hacker site. The hackers reportedly said that they …

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Yahoo released private certificate with new extension

H-Online: Yahoo! introduced a new “browser”, Axis, last night, both as a standalone application for iPhone and iPad and as a browser extension on Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. Axis is meant to offer faster, smarter searching using Yahoo’s services. Within hours of the launch, hacker and blogger Nik Cubrilovic posted on his blog …

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The continuation of dangerous rogue ads on Bing (and Yahoo)

GFI Labs Blog: We’ve noted this before, but Microsoft needs to get a handle on ad placements on Bing. Ok, so Bing isn’t the most widely used search engine, but remember that Yahoo plays a part here as well. In this case, we’re talking Sirefef (ZeroAccess aka Max++), probably the nastiest piece of malware circulating …

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Chat with your Facebook friends on Yahoo! Mail Beta

Yahoo Mail Blog wrote: Greetings, Yahoo! Mail Beta users! Some exciting updates to Yahoo! Mail Beta that we’re in the middle of rolling out: “Hello, my name is Stephanie and I’m a Facebook addict.” To all you fellow Facebook addicts out there, you might already know that we provide Facebook integration in our downloadable Messenger …

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Unconfirmed reports that Yahoo has sold Delicious for $5 Million

TheNextWeb wrote: We’ve received a solid report from a reliable and proven source that Yahoo has sold social bookmarking site Delicious for $5m+. The service was placed on the market in December after a meeting to discuss Yahoo’s future direction. After a heated bidding process, the site has reportedly been sold to a rival bookmarking …

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Popular sites (including YouPorn) caught sniffing user browser history

The Register: YouPorn nabbed in real-world privacy sting Boffins from Southern California have caught YouPorn.com and 45 other sites pilfering visitors’ surfing habits in what is believed to be the first study to measure in-the-wild exploits of a decade-old browser vulnerability. YouPorn, which fancies itself the YouTube of smut, uses JavaScript to detect whether visitors …

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