Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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AOL Turns Moviefone Over to BermanBraun for Reboot

Press one for a much-needed overhaul of the service that still lives in 1999.
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Former Yahoo Exec Blake Irving Named CEO of Domain Giant Go Daddy

Another new leader for the Web registration giant.
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Checking In With the Natty VCs of Social+Capital (Video)

What has the dashing-in-Silicon-Valley-at-least Chamath Palihapitiya been up to since he founded his antithetical venture firm?
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Exclusive: Mayer Set to Get Yahoo’s Alibaba Billions in One Week (But Will Investors Get Some Back, Too?)

What will the Silicon Valley giant do with $4.5 billion?
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Burning Man Begins — With Fiery Lawsuit Installation

A legal wildfire rages in the Black Rock Desert.
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Viacom and DirecTV Settle

Viacom and DirecTV have settled their fee dispute, which means the satellite service’s 20 million customers will get access to shows like “Dora the Explorer” and “The Colbert Report” again. Neither side revealed terms, but they are very likely to be the same as every other carriage agreement: Viacom will get less than the fee increase it was asking for, DirecTV will pay more than it wanted to, and the costs will be transferred to TV watchers.

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Still Waiting on Office for iPad? OnLive’s New Subscription Service Has Office, Flash and More.

For those of you still holding your breath while you wait for an official Microsoft Office app to come to iPad, here’s something that might help in the interim: OnLive Desktop Plus, a premium, $4.99-a-month version of the OnLive Desktop app for iPad and other tablet devices. The newest version of the app offers a cloud-based Internet Explorer 9, Adobe Flash, and PDF capabilities, in addition to the full Office suite and the “accelerated browsing experience” that OnLive created for fast pushing and pulling of data on a remote-access desktop.