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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New Hangouts App Conflicts With Google Voice Feature; Fix Coming

Tough luck for Google Voice loyalists, as the new Hangouts messaging product denigrates a key function of Voice. Change is coming, but it could be a while.
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Viral Video: Gavin and I Talk Big Minds on Small Ideas in Tech

California Lieutenant Governor Hairtastic talks tech!
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Checking In With the Foursquare Founder Parting: More “Tense” (Of Course)

Breaking up is hard to do, especially at start-ups.
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Viral Video: Apple Innovation, Sparkly Vampires and My Stroke in TEDx Speech

Here’s a video in which I talk about doing “More” and not less, no matter what.
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Exclusive: Silver Lake Finally Signs Yahoo NDA, as Talks Proceed With Bidders

Aggressive private equity firm signs on the secret dotted line it said it would not. Of course.
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AsiaD Adventures, Japan Edition: Walt and Kara Visit Digital Tokyo! (Video)

On our grand tour of Asia, Walt Mossberg and I take a tour of this Japanese city’s digital highlights.
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News Byte

New Tech Gadget News Site Name: The Verge

A new tech site, which has been founded by a number of former staffers of AOL-owned Engadget, will be announcing its new name — The Verge — during an appearance by Editor-in-Chief Josh Topolsky tonight on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night television talk show. The Verge, whose charter sponsor will be BMW, will debut in the fall as a new competing gadget property for the well-funded content start-up SB Nation.

Viral Video: Kimmel’s “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye (to Oprah Winfrey)”

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel bids farewell to daytime talk show queen Oprah.

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Viral Video: Awkward, Party of Aniston

Viral Video: Shazzazz Is Back Doing It