- Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback
PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber.
- Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by Google and Facebook.
- Yahoo's Mayer: A trailblazer, but no game-changer for women
NEW YORK (AP) — Marissa Mayer was a rarity: A major tech-company CEO who served while pregnant and, later, as a mother of young children. But her trailblazing has done little to meaningfully improve the second-class status of women in tech, a more deep-seated problem that will take many years — and certainly more than one person — to fix.
- Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise.
- Democratic emails: All about the hack, the leak, the discord
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.
- What Verizon's acquisition means for Yahoo users
NEW YORK (AP) — If you have a Yahoo email account or regularly visit services like Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports, you might be wondering what will happen to the once-venerable brand once Verizon takes over.
- 'Pokemon Go' players stumble on hidden history
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Historical markers have long dotted the landscape, often barely noticed by passers-by — until they became treasure-filled stops this month on the "Pokemon Go" trail.
- 'Pokemon Go' to be updated with trading capability
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The head of the company behind "Pokemon Go" says more capabilities for the wildly popular smartphone game are coming, including the ability to trade Pokemon.
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