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Yahoo apologises for data breach and blames Russian outfits for the cyberattack
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Yahoo apologises for data breach and blames Russian outfits for the cyberattack

In March, federal prosecutors charged two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers with masterminding a 2014 theft of 500 million Yahoo accounts, the first time the US government has criminally charged Russian spies for cybercrimes.

Yahoo and Equifax to testify before US senate panel on 8 November regarding the two data breaches
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Yahoo and Equifax to testify before US senate panel on 8 November regarding the two data breaches

Equifax disclosed in September that the data breach affected as many as 145.5 million U.S. consumers, and Smith has testified on the issue before three committees.

Verizon finally acquires Yahoo at $4.5 billion; Marissa Mayer chooses to resign
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Verizon finally acquires Yahoo at $4.5 billion; Marissa Mayer chooses to resign

Verizon will now combine Yahoo with its AOL assets into a new subsidiary called Oath.

Verizon to takeover the Yahoo portal as Marissa Mayer fails to save the company
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Verizon to takeover the Yahoo portal as Marissa Mayer fails to save the company

Based in Sunnyvale, California, Yahoo became the leading portal for the internet, with a home page that allowed users to click on categories such as sports, finance and movies, or search for information.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer could get $23 mn golden parachute: Report
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer could get $23 mn golden parachute: Report

A securities filings revealed that Marissa Mayer could get a golden parachute of $23 million as part of her planned departure from Yahoo.

Verizon was looking for a discount of $925 million in the Yahoo deal before settling for $350 million
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Verizon was looking for a discount of $925 million in the Yahoo deal before settling for $350 million

Verizon Communications Inc sought almost triple the price reduction that it ultimately obtained for Yahoo Inc's core assets following two massive cyber attacks at the internet company, according to a Yahoo filing.

Yahoo hacks make CEO Marissa Mayer redistribute annual bonus among employees
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Yahoo hacks make CEO Marissa Mayer redistribute annual bonus among employees

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer lost an annual bonus and the company counsel his job after an investigation showed the company mishandled an epic hack, the tech firm said Wednesday.

Yahoo hack: CEO Marissa Mayer's bonus and top lawyer's job fall prey to poor handling of situation
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Yahoo hack: CEO Marissa Mayer's bonus and top lawyer's job fall prey to poor handling of situation

Yahoo took some action, notifying 26 specifically targeted users and consulting with police, according to the company.

Verizon and Yahoo agree to lower the acquisition deal by $350 million to $4.48 billion
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Verizon and Yahoo agree to lower the acquisition deal by $350 million to $4.48 billion

Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it would buy Yahoo Inc's core business for $4.48 billion, lowering its original offer by $350 million in the wake of two massive cyber attacks at the internet company.

Yahoo will close  the sales with Verizon in the second quarter
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Yahoo will close the sales with Verizon in the second quarter

Yahoo Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, and said the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc should be completed in the second quarter, allaying some investor concerns that the deal might collapse.

Yahoo to be called 'Altaba'; what's in a name?
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Yahoo to be called 'Altaba'; what's in a name?

The idea behind the Yahoo's new name Altaba was "alternative" and "Alibaba" put together, but as it turns out there's more.

Yahoo is going to be renamed to Altaba following Verizon acquisition, Marissa Mayer to resign from board
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Yahoo is going to be renamed to Altaba following Verizon acquisition, Marissa Mayer to resign from board

In an SEC filing, Yahoo! Inc has indicated the changes it will be making following the closing of the sale of Yahoo! to Verizon.

Yahoo says 1 billion user accounts compromised in newly discovered security breach
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Yahoo says 1 billion user accounts compromised in newly discovered security breach

The number of affected accounts was double the number implicated in a 2014 breach that the internet company disclosed in September.

Yahoo requests US authorities to declassify surveillance orders
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Yahoo requests US authorities to declassify surveillance orders

Yahoo wants to respond to a Reuters report that it set up a special program last year to scan all Yahoo Mail users' incoming messages.

Lawsuit claims that Yahoo laid off men from executive ranks illegally
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Lawsuit claims that Yahoo laid off men from executive ranks illegally

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.

Yahoo is facing increasing scrutiny over when it learned of the breach
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Yahoo is facing increasing scrutiny over when it learned of the breach

Yahoo on Friday faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about a cyber attack that exposed the email credentials of 500 million users.

Marissa Mayer can gain $44 million if she leaves after Verizon takeover
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Marissa Mayer can gain $44 million if she leaves after Verizon takeover

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stands to collect a $44 million severance package if she leaves after Verizon completes its purchase of the once-mighty internet company.

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition makes Tim Armstrong a key figure
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Verizon's Yahoo acquisition makes Tim Armstrong a key figure

With the Yahoo-Verizon deal Monday, AOL chief Tim Armstrong has re-emerged as a figure who may be key in the effort to shape a new internet strategy.

Yahoo: Beyond selling it, what exactly did Marissa Mayer do?
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Yahoo: Beyond selling it, what exactly did Marissa Mayer do?

Four years since Marissa Mayer has been at the helm of affairs at Yahoo, the company has been bought out by Verizon for a little under $5 billion.

As Verizon buys Yahoo, here's why Marissa Mayer is important despite failures
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As Verizon buys Yahoo, here's why Marissa Mayer is important despite failures

According to Marissa Mayer, focus and passion really neutralises gender and lets one rise above it