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  • Yahoo Hires Netflix Exec Mike Kail

    Yahoo has recruited Mike Kail, previously head of information-technology operations at Netflix, to be chief information officer and SVP of infrastructure. At Yahoo, Kail will lead Yahoo's IT and data-center operations, reporting to CEO Marissa Mayer....
  • Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

    Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will...
  • What Yahoo Should Do with Billions from Alibaba IPO: Invest in Video, Ad Tech

    Yahoo stands to reap a windfall of $8 billion or more in cash after selling part of its stake in China's Alibaba Group, which is launching the biggest U.S. initial public offering in history -- and with the bigger kitty, Yahoo should pour more money...
  • Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut

    Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut
    Alibaba Holding Group's initial public offering was a monster success, roaring out of the gate Friday at a 38% premium to its offer price, sucking $21.8 billion into the Chinese online powerhouse's coffers. The largest U.S. IPO ever sent thrills through...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • Let's end the obsession with women's wombs

    Let's end the obsession with women's wombs
    When liberals talk about states like Texas implementing laws to deter women from their constitutional right to an abortion, the conversation often veers into a frustrated rant, highlighting the hypocritical nature of conservatives who don’t...
  • Drawing insight into Google's Doodles

    Drawing insight into Google's Doodles
    SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
  • Yahoo discloses how much government data requests it gets

    Yahoo discloses how much government data requests it gets
    Yahoo became the fourth major tech company to disclose how much government data requests it gets, following a report that alleged the tech companies are involved in a government surveillance program known as PRISM. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Broadchurch' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    SERIES Broadchurch As their friends...
  • Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?

    Yahoo revamps its logo, but will anyone notice the difference?
    Yahoo says it has made a major change to its logo, but unless you have studied  design it's hard to tell the difference. The Sunnyvale, Calif., company unveiled the new design on Tumblr late Wednesday night, and it does appear the company came up with a...