John Paczkowski

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Yahoo Yodel Becomes High-Pitched Funeral Keen

Yahoo’s quite the damsel in distress these days, isn’t it? The Internet underachiever has reportedly renewed its talks with Google, as it desperately searches for alternatives to Microsoft’s $44.6 billion takeover bid. “Jerry [Yang, Yahoo CEO] is as motivated as hell to try anything he can,” a source familiar with the deal told the Los Angeles Times. “Google is hyper-competitive, and it wants to do anything it can, anytime it can, to stop Microsoft from getting one foot in the door.”

Bit of a truism, that. Still, the report–if it’s true–could mean Yahoo is considering turning over its search advertising business to Google.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”