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Intel buying Mobileye for $15.3B, Yahoo CEO Mayer to get $23M in severance, & Pandora Premium prepares for launch

Yahoo’s Alibaba stake takes heat off weak forecast

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo’s core online advertising business continued to struggle in the third quarter but its valuable investment in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba was enough to keep Wall Street satisfied. Shares of Yahoo were up nearly one percent at $33.70 in after-hours trading on Tuesday, as investors looked past ongoing pricing pressure and a…

Yahoo won’t restrict porn on Tumblr

During Yahoo’s Flickr press event, CEO Marissa Mayer responded to a question about restricted content on Tumblr, and confirmed that Yahoo has no plans to cull controversial material — meaning Tumblr’s porn is safe. “It’s the nature of user-generated content,” Mayer said, answering one of the most pressing questions for many users of the service…

Flickr launches redesigned Android app for smartphones and tablets

After launching an all-new app for iOS last December, Flickr is finally giving its Android offering a similar overhaul. Announced on stage at Yahoo’s New York City event, the revamped Flickr for Android is available today for both phones and tablets. “The new Flickr for Android maintains your photos’ original quality, so every image you…

Yahoo unveils the new Flickr with one terabyte of free space

Yahoo has just announced a complete redesign of Flickr at its New York City event — the new site is live now and it comes with one terabyte of free photo space. Yahoo SVP Adam Cahan just made the announcement and said that “Flickr had become about words, little images, blue links. It was not…

Awkward! Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer Speaks at Great Place to Work Conference

Does it get more ironic than this? Apparently the Great Place to Work conference in Los Angeles last week had a really fascinating choice of guest speaker: Marissa Mayer. if you recall, the Yahoo chief drew fire for killing the company’s telecommuting privileges a couple of months ago. Workplace flexibility advocates and other pundits called…