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Yahoo’s 1Q Earnings Highlighted By Alibaba, Modest Ad Gains

Yahoo is still prospering from its lucrative investments in Asia while the Internet company’s listless advertising sales are picking up, if ever so slightly, under CEO Marissa Mayer.

04/15/2014

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Create Super-Secure, Easy To Remember Passwords After ‘Heartbleed’ Attack Compromised Every Password You Have

A simple trick to create easy to remember but uber-secure passwords in response to the Heartbleed Internet security breach.

04/09/2014

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Internet Security Threat ‘Heartbleed’ Exposes Millions Of Passwords

An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.

04/08/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The ABA honored Hillary Clinton with its highest honor, the ABA Medal. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Talks Tech In Bay Area Visit, Admits Mulling 2016 Presidential Run

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

04/08/2014

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Facebook CEO Reaps $3.3B Gain From Stock Options

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard dorm room.

03/31/2014

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Another Year, Another $1 Salary For Google Co-Founders

Google paid co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin their customary $1 salaries last year while Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s compensation more than doubled to $19.3 million.

03/28/2014

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Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Firm Oculus For $2 Billion

Facebook has agreed to buy Oculus for $2 billion, betting that its virtual reality technology may be a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained.

03/25/2014

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Twitter Access Blocked In Turkey

Turkey restricted access to Twitter on Friday hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “root out” the social media network where wiretapped recordings have been leaked, damaging the government’s reputation ahead key local elections this month.

03/20/2014

A patron at Molotov's in San Francisco took this photo of Sarah Slocum wearing Google Glass before she said she was attacked on February 21, 2014. (Sagesse Gwinn Graham / CBS)

Alleged Google Glass Attack Victim Under Restraining Order For Secretly Recording Neighbors In 2012

The woman who said she was attacked in a San Francisco bar for wearing Google Glass has a restraining order against her for an incident two years ago where she admitted to secretly pointing her smartphone at her neighbors’ open window and recording their conversation.

03/18/2014

A Chinese Alibaba employee walks through a communal space at the company headquarters in Hangzhou. (PETER PARKS/AFP/GettyImages)

Alibaba IPO Plans Send Yahoo Shares Surging

Yahoo is getting another lift from its stake China’s Alibaba Group, a thriving Internet company that has helped mask Yahoo’s own financial funk. Investors latched on to Yahoo Monday in anticipation of a huge windfall from Alibaba’s initial public offering of stock later this year

03/17/2014

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