On CEO’s First Anniversary, Yahoos Get to “ThxMarissa!” (Best Internal Memo I Ever Held.)

Thank you, thank you very much — for the 73 percent stock rise since last year.
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Two Dead in San Francisco Plane Crash

Two 16-year-old Chinese girls were identified as the passengers killed in Saturday’s airliner crash in San Francisco.

Time 100 List Is Packed With Techies — From Musk to Systrom to Sandberg and More

Who doesn’t love a listicle?
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Alibaba Group Names Lu as CEO to Replace Ma

A new leader for the Chinese e-commerce giant, whose fast growth of late has boosted Yahoo stock.
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A Silicon Valley Campus with Chinese Characteristics

Like most of China’s high-tech manufacturers Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. is located in an outsized and relatively isolated technology park. But unlike the bulk of China’s electronics manufacturers, which set up cramped dormitories and massive dining facilities to manage legions of workers who come to do basic assembly, SMIC’s campus is actually pleasant.

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Next Up on Chinese Hacking Media List: The Washington Post

According to a report in the New York Times, along with that newspaper, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, another media organization targeted by hackers apparently originating out of China is the Washington Post. But, it might be worse than that. Outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the issue in her final meeting with reporters, noting: “We have seen over the last years an increase in not only the hacking attempts on government institutions but also nongovernmental ones. [The Chinese] are not the only people who are hacking us.”

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