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  • Questions linger over Yahoo's future

    Ronald Josey, JMP Securities, breaks down Yahoo's quarterly results and shares his thoughts on challenges Verizon faces if it pursues Yahoo.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 18- Yahoo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday, a boost for the beleaguered company whose deal to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc has been shaken by a massive data breach. JMP Securities analyst Ronald Josey said it was too early to tell if the breach would cause lasting damage, and...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 18- Yahoo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday, a boost for the beleaguered company whose deal to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc has been shaken by a massive data breach. Another positive sign for Yahoo was that revenue from Mavens- the mobile, video, native and social advertising units...

  • Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo is continuing to prepare for its integration with Verizon and taking "deep responsibility" in protecting users.

  • Revenue from Mavens- the mobile, video, native and social advertising units that Chief Executive Marissa Mayer touts as its emerging businesses- rose 24.2 percent to $524 million. Yahoo's revenue rose 6.5 percent to $1.31 billion in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, beating the average analyst estimate of $1.30 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Lowell McAdam, CEO, Verizon Communications

    The Verizon CEO said he was "not that shocked" about a Yahoo data breach where the user information of 500 million users was stolen.

  • San Francisco Oct 7- A Yahoo Inc media executive fired from the internet company last year has filed a lawsuit claiming a job review process implemented by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer was used to cut men from executive ranks and lay them off illegally, court papers showed. Scott Ard, a former senior editorial director at Yahoo, filed the lawsuit in California's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 7- A U.S. senator and civil groups critical of surveillance practices on Friday called on the government to release a 2015 order by a secret court directing Yahoo to scan all its users' incoming email, saying it appeared to involve new interpretations of at least two important legal issues. Their concerns center on the nature of the technical...

  • A pedestrian street crossing sign stands at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attempted to purge the company of male employees, a former media executive alleged in a lawsuit filed this week.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. The company complied with a classified U.S. government directive, scanning hundreds of millions of Yahoo Mail accounts...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded that Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago came to light only last week and called the company's handling of the breach "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter, which was signed...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...

  • Sen. Blumenthal on Yahoo hack

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) discusses the letter he and five other senators penned to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seeking clarity on the hack of the internet giant that compromised 500 million accounts.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- A group of Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for half a billion accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted its handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday said it was "unacceptable" that Yahoo only last week announced a 2014 hack into 500 million user accounts and asked embattled CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the company's investigation into the data breach. Yahoo has faced mounting questions about exactly when it knew about the 2014...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday asked embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the internet company's investigation into a hack that compromised data related to 500 million user accounts. Yahoo has faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about the 2014 cyber attack that exposed the email...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday asked embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the internet company's investigation into a hack that compromised data related to 500 million user accounts. The lawmakers said they were "disturbed" the two-year-old intrusion was announced only last week. "That means millions of...

  • SIX DEMOCRATIC SENATORS ASK YAHOO CEO MARISSA MAYER FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HACK OF 500 MLN USER ACCOUNTS.

  • Yahoo under scrutiny

    Recode's Ed Lee talks about Yahoo's hack attack and the problems it might create for Verizon's acquisition of the struggling internet company.