Yahoo wants to convince Apple to make it the default search engine, rather than Google, on its Safari browser on the iPhone and iPad. Yahoo’s former chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the company after a 15-month tenure with a severance package worth $58 million.
A Tokyo court rejected bitcoin trading exchange Mt. Gox’s bankruptcy plans, which will send the company into liquidation.
Private equity fundraising got off to a strong start in the first quarter, raking in more commitments than any year since 2008.
One of the truly delicious videos of all-time: inside the Cadbury Creme Egg factory.
Scientists are studying a series of small earthquakes in central Idaho that could signal the presence of an unmapped fault. There was no oil drilling happening in the area at the time.
Detroit has reached a tentative deal with its two major pensions limiting cuts. The deals would rely on a ‘grand bargain’ with state officials, private foundations and the Detroit Institute of Arts.
A GOP-led House committee recommended criminal charges against IRS official Lois Lerner, who formerly ran the agency’s tax-exempt organizations division, for unfairly targeting conservative groups. Meanwhile, newly-released documents shed some light on the IRS thinking around exemption of conservative groups.
Mark Zuckerberg wants his staff to visit emerging markets and experience the kind of Internet limitations people newly online go through, to get a better sense of how to develop products for those regions.
There is a new browser called Grams for the dark web to quickly find illegal drugs and guns and other nasty things online.
Are GPs skillful, or just lucky?
Talking top quartile with Tim Bernardez of Evergreen Pacific Partners
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