Kara Swisher

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Yahoo 2Q Slides: Mash Up the Financial Deets Just Like a Wall Street Analyst!

Here are Yahoo’s slides from its second-quarter earnings announcement today for you to peruse and enjoy.

Pretend you are a Wall Street analyst–you’re probably smarter–and sharpen your pencils!

A cheat sheet to start: Net income and margins were up at the Silicon Valley Internet giant, while revenue was meh. Display advertising growth was up, while search ad revenue was down.

(And here is a live blog of the management conference call about the results.)

Courtesy of Yahoo (YHOO):


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik