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‘Masters of the Universe’ Panel: There Is No Way to Compete with Google and Facebook

At the “Masters of the Universe” event in Louisiana on Thursday night, panelists Ann Coulter, Peter Schweizer, and Dr. Robert Epstein said the giants of Silicon Valley occupy an economic, cultural, and perhaps legal position unique in the annals of American business, because it is simply not possible to compete effectively with Facebook, Twitter, or especially Google.

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Hacker-for-Hire Pleads Guilty to Yahoo Breach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges stemming from a massive breach at Yahoo that authorities say was directed by two Russian intelligence agents and affected at least a half billion user accounts.

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Verizon Takes over Yahoo to Complete $4.5 Billion Deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Verizon has taken over Yahoo, completing a $4.5 billion deal that will usher in a new management team to attempt to wring more advertising revenue from one of the internet’s best-known brands.

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U.S. Charges Russian Officials, Hackers in Mass Yahoo Breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced charges Wednesday against two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts.

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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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Yahoo Salvages Verizon Deal with $350 Million Discount

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is taking a $350 million hit on its previously announced $4.8 billion sale to Verizon in a concession for security lapses that exposed personal information stored in more than 1 billion Yahoo user accounts.

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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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Verizon Seeks New Deal Terms Following Latest Yahoo Hack

(Reuters) — Yahoo Inc came under renewed scrutiny by federal investigators and lawmakers on Thursday after disclosing the largest known data breach in history, prompting Verizon Communications Inc to demand better terms for its planned purchase of Yahoo’s internet business.

Yahoo has been in restructuring mode for nearly four years under chief executive Marissa Mayer, who came from Google in an effort to help the internet pioneer regain its past glory

Latest Yahoo Hack Includes Personal Data of Government, Military Officials

The personal information of over 150,000 government employees, including that of military and intelligence agency personnel, was reportedly leaked as part of the latest Yahoo data breach of over one billion users in what could be a potential threat to national security.

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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.