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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell Thursday:

Yahoo - The Internet company unveiled a new logo, the first re-design since the firm was founded nearly 20 years ago. The redesigned look is part of a makeover that Yahoo has undergone since Marissa Mayer to became the company's CEO a little over a year ago. Separately, AdWeek reported Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro could be gone by year-end, amid increasing pressure to deliver improved ad results.

BlackBerry - The struggling smartphone maker is aiming to quickly auction itself off, possibly as soon as November, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Blackberry has been in discussions with multiple parties interested in buying parts of the company or the firm as a whole.

Costco - The wholesale retailer posted August same-store sales that exceeded Wall Street estimates, despite lower fuel costs and weak foreign exchange rates.

Limited Brands - The retailer posted same-store sales that were slightly shy of expectations, while teen clothes seller Buckle edged past forecasts.

LinkedIn - The professional networking website said it was pricing its follow-on offering of 5.4 million class A shares at $233 a share. The company intends to raise $1.2 billion through the offering.

Boeing - The aerospace giant said China will need 5,580 commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, worth nearly $780 billion, as tourism in the country and within Asia will drive the need for single-aisle airplanes.

Louisiana-Pacific - The construction-materials maker has agreed to acquire Vancouver-based Ainsworth Lumber in a deal worth roughly $1.1 billion.

Parkway Properties - The company agreed to a merger with Thomas Properties Group in stock-for-stock transaction valued at nearly $1.2 billion.

—By CNBC's JeeYeon Park (Follow JeeYeon on Twitter: @JeeYeonParkCNBC)

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