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Yahoo Management Walks the Plank for Verizon Sale

In a rare display of Silicon Valley executives walking the plank for shareholders, Yahoo’s general counsel resigned and Chairman Marissa Mayer sacrificed two years of bonuses to close the company’s sale to Verizon.

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Fortune: $141M to Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Despite SEC Investigation

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is set to receive nearly $141 million merger pay following Verizon’s purchase of the company, despite the SEC launching an investigation into whether Yahoo intentionally covered up a widespread hack and leak of its users data for nearly two years.

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Trump’s Victory: A Rebellion Against Silicon Valley

Donald Trump won a Republican White House, Senate and House because he led a rebellion against the Democrats’ embrace of Silicon Valley’s business model, which profits from global trade, offshore labor and foreign skilled workers.

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Yahoo Admits It Knew About Security Breach in 2014

Yahoo revealed on Wednesday that some employees at Yahoo knew of a large security breach in 2014, but the company did not reveal the security breach to users until September 2016.

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Lawsuit Claims Yahoo’s Marissa Meyer Led ‘Purge’ of Male Employees

A federal lawsuit filed this week by Scott Ard, editor-in-chief of the Silicon Valley Business Journal, claims that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer led an illegal “purge” of male employees from the company. Two other female executives are also named as defendants in the suit.

Jack Dorsey May Want to Pull a Marissa Mayer Soon

Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey may want to consider stealing a page from Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer’s playbook. The $13 billion social-media firm that he co-founded is mostly flapping about under his helm. Now would be a good time to look for a deep-pocketed suitor.

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Yahoo Devalues Tumblr by Another $482 Million Since Acquisition

Yahoo has written down a further $428 million of the estimated worth of Tumblr following its acquisition of the microblogging site in 2013. The site has now lost a staggering 50% of its original worth since it was acquired by

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‘Judgment Day’ for Yahoo and CEO Marissa Mayer

The end of an era approaches, as disastrous earnings reports herald the likely end of Yahoo, once an Internet search engine and email giant. Yahoo has been trudging to the corporate chopping block for months, so it’s no surprise that post-mortems began popping up over the weekend, before the axe officially came down.

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Stock Market Wakes Up to Yahoo’s Deep Value

Wall Street began to wake up to the “deep-value” Yahoo! play that Breitbart News has been reporting, with a 10 percent jump in the stock price to over $36 on December 2.

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The Long Knives Come Out for Yahoo’s CEO

Although Marissa Mayer has brought stability and mobile growth to Yahoo over the last three years, after the company went through four failed CEOs, activist hedge funds are bringing out the long knives to threaten dumping Mayer.

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Yahoo Ex-Employee Sued for Leaking Passwords for Marissa Mayer Book

Leaking information to reporters in Silicon Valley is an everyday occurrence. But a former employee at Yahoo is being sued for actually leaking passwords to confidential computer files inside the company to help a financial industry journalist write an unauthorized biography titled: “Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!”