Alibaba's in the news for upcoming IPO, domiance in Chinese home entertainment industry, and keeping struggling Yahoo afloat.
Jul 15 2014, 8:31pm CDT
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According to Re/code, Apple will no longer use Yahoo's weather app in iOS 8. That privilege now belongs to the Weather Channel.
Jun 21 2014, 10:35pm CDT
Source: Bleacher Report
Sports fans will do all kinds of crazy things to show their loyalty to their respective teams, even at the end of their lives. Before lifelong fan Terry Siebert passed away, his last wish was for the Toronto Maple Leafs to be the pallbearers at his funeral "so that they could let him down one last time." While the NHL team couldn't make it, his pall ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report
1 day ago, 1:56pm CDT
There are 62 video sharing sites worldwide at the moment, and of course the largest by far is YouTube, which now...
Jun 9 2014, 3:50pm CDT
Source: The Stranger
The blog Our Bad Media yesterday charged Buzzfeed political writer Benny Johnson with three counts of plagiarism, alleging that Johnson lifted information for three articles from sources like Wikipedia, U.S. News & World Report, and Yahoo! Answers and republished the passages as his own.
Gawker's J.K. Trotter coaxed a (highly snarky) statement from Buzzfeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith on the matter:
We’re grateful to @blippoblappo and @crushingbort for po ...
Full article at: The Stranger
2 days ago, 4:09pm CDT
Source: movie pilot
Yahoo! Movies has gotten their hands on a brand new The Maze Runner poster and it is an all-out fight for survival.20th Century Fox debuted the new eye-candy this morning at SDCC hoping to sail on all the hype this weekend, and boy, does it look like it's working.The poster gives us an almost aerial view of the formidable labyrinth, ancient-looking with its moss-covered walls. The truly terrifying question is what is in between t ...
Full article at: movie pilot
2 days ago, 2:24pm CDT
BEIJING (AP) — Even before Alibaba went online, its founder talked about making the fledgling e-commerce company a...
May 9 2014, 4:10am CDT
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder has added another assistant to his staff: Patrick Beilein, Michigan head coach John Beilein’s son.
Beilein, who coached last season at Division II West Virginia Westleyan, will join the Jazz in a player development and video coordinator role, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.
Beilein led West Virginia Westleyan to a 22-9 overall record last season. He played under his fat ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
2 days ago, 1:47pm CDT
Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
NEW YORK -- BuzzFeed is reviewing the work of viral politics editor Benny Johnson after acknowledging that "instances of plagiarism" were found in his writing.
Two Twitter users, @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, offered examples Thursday of Johnson appearing to reword or lift passages directly from others' writing. In one instance, Johnson described the London Blitz using the exact language used by a writer on Yahoo! Answers. BuzzFeed has since changed Johnson's pie ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post
3 days ago, 1:22pm CDT
Yahoo News Digest is already available in US and UK for iOS users. Yahoo has today launched an Android version of its News Digest with two new editions for Canadian and International users beyond its existing US & UK editions.
May 8 2014, 1:37pm CDT