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  • Trio Clock In at ABC for 'Work With Jerks' Comedy

    ABC has nabbed a comedy from 20th Century Fox TV, "Work with Jerks," to be supervised by Jenny Bicks ("The Big C"). Project was penned by Lizzie and Wendy Molyneux ("Bob's Burgers"). It revolves around a woman who idolizes Hillary Clinton and Yahoo's...
  • Yahoo says its redesigned Web search engine is easier to use, faster

    Yahoo says its redesigned Web search engine is easier to use, faster
    Working to instill a more uniform design throughout its Web services, Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new look for its Web search engine that resembles the homepage redesign the company introduced earlier this year. The company said the renovated Yahoo...
  • Race to snatch old, unused Yahoo user names begins

    Race to snatch old, unused Yahoo user names begins
    Yahoo has freed up a substantial number of inactive user names and will give them to people on a first-come, first-served basis, the company announced Monday. A month ago, Yahoo announced it would deactivate accounts that hadn’t been touched for a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy

     Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy
    Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world. An overwhelming...
  • Tribune Co., parent of L.A. Times, emerges from bankruptcy

    Tribune Co., parent of L.A. Times, emerges from bankruptcy
    The new year represents a long-awaited new start for the Tribune Co. The newspaper and television conglomerate emerged from bankruptcy Monday, a financially stronger version of the company that sought court protection four years ago but one that still...
  • 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’...
  • 'Binders full of women': What's happening with the gender gap?

    So by now, Mitt Romney’s “binders full of women” comment from Tuesday night’s presidential debate has long passed into meme territory. It’s been branded the new “Big Bird.” Inevitably, some are questioning the...
  • After Yahoo, Best Buy also rethinks telecommuting

    Electronics retailer Best Buy is calling its workers back into the office, shutting down its experiment with flexible workplace hours a week after Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting at her own company. Best Buy said...