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  • 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 studiedĀ  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...
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo has reached 800 million monthly active users, an increase of 20%, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Wednesday. The growth is being driven by mobile usage, with 350 million monthly active users coming to Yahoo on smartphones and...
  • Twitter announces, via tweet, that it has filed for an IPO

    Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected. The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...
  • Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list

    Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list
    Despite having a rough year on Wall Street, Apple cracked the topĀ 10 in the Fortune 500 list for the first time, jumping from No. 17 to No. 6. The Fortune 500, compiled by the business magazine Fortune, ranks the largest corporations in the U.S. based...
  • Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split

    Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split
    After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts. The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
  • Yahoo plans announcement Monday in N.Y., Tumblr's hometown

    Yahoo plans announcement Monday in N.Y., Tumblr's hometown
    Yahoo is set to hold a news conference Monday, and many believe the company might announce it is acquiring Tumblr. Rumors began swirling Friday about the possible acquisition, saying Yahoo is interested in buying Tumblr, a social network whose...
  • Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]

    Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Tumblr CEO David Karp both took to Tumblr Monday morning to confirm what we all suspected: Yahoo is buying Tumblr. Mayer's Yahoo will be paying $1.1 billion for Tumblr, most of it in cash, but the social network will continue...
  • Tumblr users take to blogs to express fear over 'Yahoo takeover'

    Tumblr users take to blogs to express fear over 'Yahoo takeover'
    Many Tumblr users are already up in arms over worries that their beloved blogging service could lose its hip edge under Yahoo's control. The blogging website was filled with rants after Yahoo announced on Monday it was acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion....
  • Flickr photo-printing service could bring more revenue to Yahoo

    Flickr photo-printing service could bring more revenue to Yahoo
    This week’s flashy redesign of Flickr shifts the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing website away from subscription revenue and more toward ad revenue. But Yahoo also could look to monetize another Flickr feature: printing hard copies of photos. Flickr...
  • No moms in macro trading? Paul Tudor Jones backpedals on comments

    Anne-Marie Slaughter. Marissa Mayer. Sheryl Sandberg. Paul Tudor Jones? The founder of Tudor Investment Corp. seems, almost by accident, to be the newest voice in the debate about women at work. The hedge fund honcho, ranked 123rd on Forbes’...