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Ptch Acquired By Yahoo

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Glendale-based Ptch , a startup developing mobile applications for sharing video and photos, has been acquired by Yahoo. READ MORE>>.

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Fandango Wins Yahoo Movies Deal

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The firms said the deal includes both Internet and mobile access to Yahoo! fandango yahoo movies ticket selling sales content hollywood

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Report: Yahoo Eyeballs Maker Studios

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A report this morning from AllThingsD says that Yahoo is on the prowl for companies, and has been looking at Maker Studios. READ MORE>>.

Ross Levinsohn Takes Charge At Yahoo

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A familiar face in Southern California's technology industry reappeared in a high profile position this weekend: Ross Levinsohn , the former head of Fox Interactive Media and venture capitalist at Fuse Capital, has taken the reins at troubled Internet portal Yahoo , after the company decided to replace CEO Scott Thompson. READ MORE>>.

King.com Extends Yahoo Deal To Latin America

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Los Angeles-based King.com , the online casual games publisher, said Tuesday that it has extended a partnership it has with Yahoo! READ MORE>>.

Disney Interactive Snags SVP From Yahoo

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Walker joins the firm from Yahoo! Walker also previously served as Vice President of Business Development for Yahoo! disney interactive yahoo executiveBurbank-based Disney Interactive Media Group announced yesterday that it has named Mark L. Walker as Senior Vice President of Disney.com.

UberMedia Snags Yahoo Exec

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Pasadena-based UberMedia , the Idealab-backed developer of mobile apps and other mobile advertising products, said today that it has named Yahoo veteran Eric Aledort as the company''s Chief Business Development Officer. Aledort was most recently VP, head of media for Yahoo''s global partnerships group. READ MORE>>.

Yahoo Confirms Ross Levinsohn Hire

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Internet portal Yahoo confirmed Wednesday afternoon that it has hired Ross Levinsohn , former head of Fox Interactive Media, and current venture capitalist at Fuse Capital, as its new Executive Vice President of Americas. Tags: yahoo ross levinsohn executive media content News of the hiring was first reported by AllThingsD.

Ross Levinsohn leaves Yahoo

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Ross Levinsohn the then interim CEO has today left Yahoo. Ross Levinsohn has left Yahoo and has not revealed his next task yet. Marissa.

New Owner Looks To Sell Tsavo Media, Sees Yahoo Penalty Fees

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The new owner of former Los Angeles startup Tsavo Media , Canadian-firm Cyberplex , said today that it is looking for "strategic alternatives" for the unit of the firm, after a fiasco involving Yahoo's traffic quality reporting system. Cyberplex said that Tsavo Media was informed that it will be required to pay Yahoo approximately $4.8

Report: Demand Media Snags Another Yahoo Vet

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A report Friday afternoon from the WSJ's Kara Swisher says that Santa Monica-based Demand Media has snagged yet another Yahoo executive, this time, Yahoo VP of Brand Packaging Erika Nardini. The move comes shortly after Demand hired former Yahoo Head of U.S. Tags: demand media executive yahoo READ MORE>>.

Idealab's GoPollGo Acquired By Yahoo

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According to GoPollGo, it will be joining Yahoo! gopollgo idealab merger acquisition yahoo twitter feedback polling READ MORE>>.

SodaHead Connects With Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo

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Los Angeles-based SodaHead.com , an online site focused on a combination of news discussion and questions and answers, announced today that the firm has connected the site to Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo. Tags: sodahead twitter facebook yahoo software integration news READ MORE>>.

Acacia Research Gets $12.4M Win Against Yahoo

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Newport Beach-based patent licensing firm Acacia Research Corporation has scored a major patent lawsuit win, this time against Yahoo! , the firm announced this morning. Acacia also said that it has been awarded a royalty rate on all Yahoo IMVironment sales of 23%. Tags: acacia research patent legal licensing lawsuit yahoo

Yahoo Taps Former Broadcom CFO For Board, As It Mulls Sale

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Yahoo! Yahoo said that it added both Brandt and Catherine J. yahoo broadcom executive board morgan stanley eric brandt catherine friedmansaid Thursday that it has named two new, independent directors--including Eric K. Brandt, former CFO of Broadcom--as it looks to explore strategic alternatives for the company. READ MORE>>.

Yahoo Taps Pepperdine Prof As Chief Product Officer

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Online search portal Yahoo said yesterday that it has named Blake Irving , most recently a professor at the Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu, as its Chief Product Officer, heading up the company's product strategy and direction. Tags: yahoo blake irving professor pepperdine executive

The Future of UX | Retaining Humanity

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This is the message that Jod Kaftan addresses. I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Jod at the Los Angeles UX Meetup in the Yahoo!

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Nativo Snags Yahoo VP As New Executive

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Los Angeles-based native advertising provider Nativo said Tuesday that it has named Jay Freedman, a former VP at Yahoo, as its new Chief Revenue Officer. According to Nativo, Freedman was most recently in charge of Yahoo''s Technology and Telecom Vertical, and also had been at Interclick. READ MORE>>.

Yahoo Planning Big Investment In Snapchat, Says Report

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Yahoo is planning a big investment in Venice-based Snapchat , in a deal that values Snapchat at $10 billion, according to a report over the weekend. The WSJ reports that Yahoo is investing around $20M in Snapchat at the lofty valuation, using money it cashed out of the IPO of Alibaba. READ MORE>>.

Yahoo Axes Upcoming.org

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Upcoming.org , an online service which was started in Los Angeles, and acquired by Yahoo in 2005, is shutting down, according to Yahoo in an announcement over the weekend. Deals, SMS alerts, Yahoo Kids, and more. Upcoming.org''s founder posted a long diatribe on Yahoo''s shutdown of his creation Friday. READ MORE>>.

Digital LA: Branded Entertainment Panel Live!

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Marissa Mayer Yahoo’s New CEO

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Marissa Mayer  has started work at Yahoo! Her appointment is expected to spice things up at Yahoo, once a top internet and media firm.

Yahoo Employees Get Free Lunch, But Not In Santa Monica

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Yahoo , which finally has a new CEO, former Googler Marissa Mayer, has brought back one of the most cherished startup institutions: free lunch, at least in Sunnyvale, according to AllthingsD. In the article, AllThingsD said that Ross Levinsohn, who had been serving as interim CEO at Yahoo, is apparently planning to leave the company.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer event is turning to be the best one yet! Excellent companies Zao Yang, COO at BetterWorks Inc ,/ Co-Creator of Farmville.

Yahoo Deal With Microsoft May Hit Overture

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In a major deal, search portal provider Yahoo and software giant Microsoft said that the two companies are in a deal where Yahoo will replace its own search engine technology with that of Microsoft--with potentially huge repercussions to Yahoo's Southern California search engine marketing operations.

It's Official: Ross Levinsohn Out At Yahoo

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Ross Levinsohn , who has been heading up Yahoo as Interim CEO, is officially leaving the firm tomorrow, according to a regulatory filing by Yahoo.

Yahoo Outsources Yahoo Shopping To PriceGrabber

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Yahoo said Monday that it is dropping its outsource most of Yahoo Shopping, its comparison shopping to Los Angeles-based PriceGrabber , the firm told its developers Monday. Yahoo Shopping is a comparison shopping site which displays products and prices for different products, including consumer electronics, computer, and related items.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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02 per Google search, and provided Yahoo for free. In twenty years, Fiber will be one of Google’s most valuable assets. Value Chain.

Kaleio Integrates National and International Job Listings via Indeed.com | Founder Interview Jim Riley

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Using Kaleio, members can find, connect and message others free of charge. Mashable, and several others. Below is our interview in detail. Education.

Is Ken Goldman New Yahoo CFO Its Messiah?

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Yahoo! Goldman will be responsible for  Yahoo!’s The post Is Ken Goldman New Yahoo CFO Its Messiah? future.”.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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Yahoo, Microsoft Deal Includes Up To 550 Employees

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Further details on the deal between Yahoo and Microsoft have come out in a filing by Yahoo with the SEC, with Yahoo saying that Microsoft will hire at least 400 Yahoo employees, and potentially another 150 employees to help with the transition, as Microsoft takes over the search engine features of Yahoo's sites.

Ross Levinsohn Officially Starts At Yahoo

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Ross Levinsohn , the former head of Fox Interactive Media, has officially started at Yahoo heading up its Americas Region, according to the company.

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 -- Blake Irving, EVP and CPO, Yahoo! Blake Irving is executive vice president and chief product officer at Yahoo! Pepperdine Dean's Executive Leadership Series. Irving most recently was a professor at Pepperdine Universitys Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu, California.

Hulu: Kilar Declines Yahoo CEO Spot

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Los Angeles-based Hulu has one word for Yahoo : hands off our CEO! According to a Hulu spokesperson, as reported, its CEO, Jason Kilar, has been a focus of Yahoo's CEO search committee. Jason Kilar, as well as current Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, have both been rumored to be the top likely prospects for the Yahoo CEO position.

AdventureLink Snags CEO From Yahoo

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Dossett was most recently at Yahoo!, Tags: adventurelink travel executive booking yahoo READ MORE>>.

Yahoo To Shut Geocities

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Internet portal Yahoo is quietly shutting Geocities , the Internet home page portal it acquired in 1999. Yahoo said it is no longer accepting new customers, and will discontinue the service later this year. billion stock-and-option acquisition by Yahoo in 1999. The firm was later moved to the Bay Area by Yahoo.

DivX Sues Yahoo

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San Diego-based DivX said Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against Yahoo! for breach of contract, after Yahoo notified the firm that it intends to breach its two-year advertising services agreement with DivX. The lawsuit was filed in the California Superior Court in Santa Clara County. READ MORE

Demand Media Snags Yahoo Exec

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Los Angeles-based Demand Media , the online media venture of Richard Rosenblatt, announced Monday afternoon that it has hired on Joanne Bradford, most recently Yahoo's SVP of U.S. Tags: bradford joanne yahoo executive media demand Revenue and Market Development, as its Chief Revenue Officer. Bradford reports to Rosenblatt. READ MORE>>.

Keep Your Finger On The Pulse | Pulse Conference At UCLA [Discount]

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Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Events New Media ABC Break.com Disney Fox Networks Google NBC Universal Pulse Conference Rotohog.com Sony UCLA Yahoo YouTubeUCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to invite you to Their inaugural PULSE Entertainment & Sports Conference. Visit TechZulu for full story.

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