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Error 404: Visualizing The Internet’s Digital Decay

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Aug 12, 2017 In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched. As Visual Capitalist’s Nick Routley explains, Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where anyone could “own a piece of internet history” by purchasing pixels-plots (minimum of 10×10) on a massive digital canvas. At […]

Error 404: Visualizing The Internet’s Digital Decay

In 2005, one of the most intriguing advertising stunts of the internet age was hatched. As Visual Capitalist's Nick Routley explains, Alex Tew launched the The Million Dollar Homepage, where anyone could “own a piece of internet history” by purchasing pixels-plots (minimum of 10×10) on a massive digital canvas. At the price of just one dollar […]

Two Blondes, Two Fates

From the Slope of Hope: Earlier this week, my son asked me a sincere question: “How come Marissa Mayer got $200 million by screwing up Yahoo?” It was a good question, and one I had trouble answering at first, because I’d like him to think that there’s some level of fairness, meritocracy, and sensibility to this world of ours. […]

Visualizing The 100 Websites That Rule The Internet

There are over 1.1 billion websites on the internet, but the vast majority of all traffic actually goes to a very select list of them. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, Google.com, for example, has an astounding 28 billion visits per month. The next closest is also a Google-owned property, Youtube.com, which brings in 20.5 […]

Verizon Revises Yahoo Deal After Data Breaches, Cuts Purchase Price By $350 Million

While Verizon has decided not to back away from its high profile purchase of Yahoo, after the internet portal reported two massive data breaches following the deal announcement, the WSJ reports that The companies have agreed to revise the $4.83 billion deal, cutting as much as $350 million off the price and evenly splitting costs […]

Marissa Mayer Resigns From Yahoo Board; Yahoo To Be Renamed To Altaba

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 9, 2017 6:46 PM Four-and-a-half years after taking over as CEO of Yahoo, the company announced today, via an 8-K that Marissa Mayer is resigning from the board. Additionally the comany’s name with be change to Altaba (well it’s better than ‘Bahoo’). It’s been a bumpy ride… READ MORE The post […]

Yahoo Admits Another Billion Accounts Hacked, Possibly By “State-Sponsored Actor”

Having admitted in September to 200 million accounts hacked, and then confessed it was half a billion in October, Yahoo has just come out with statement confirming that an unauthorized third party, in August 2013, stole data associated with more than one billion user accounts, and this is likely distinct from the incident they previously […]

HERE’S THE COMPANY WHO FOUGHT FOR OUR PRIVACY AS YAHOO SOLD US OUT TO THE NSA

thedailysheeple.com / by Josie Wales via THE ANTI-MEDIA / OCTOBER 6, 2016 In stark contrast to Tuesday’s revelations regarding vast and blatant violations of privacy rights by Yahoo on behalf of the United States government, it was announced the same day that encrypted chat app Signal had won a year-long fight against the Feds over a federal subpoena demanding logs […]

Yahoo Caves in to NSA, FBI and Secretly Monitors its Email Accounts for US Government

21stcenturywire.com / The Guardian / OCTOBER 5, 2016 21st Century Wire says… This will rank as one of the most egregious miscarriages of consumer trust in US history.  In a brief statement to Reuters, according to these Silicon Valley executives: “Yahoo is a law-abiding company, and complies with the laws of the United States.” Actually, Yahoo is […]

Dot-Com Bubble 2.0 Is Bursting: Tech Stocks Are Already Down Half A Trillion Dollars Since Mid-2015

Do you remember how much stocks went down when the first dot-com bubble burst?  Well, it is happening again, and tech stocks are already down more than half a trillion dollars since the middle of 2015.  On Friday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq dropped to its lowest level in more than 15 months, and it has now […]