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Is Google's Dominance in the Search Market Under Threat?

For the first time in years, Google search’s share in the US went below 75 percent in January 2015, while its rivals observed marginal upward growth. Even though Google still holds the majority of the search market share, does its slow decline in market share put its dominance under threat?

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Anuj Magazine
The Tech Industry's Diversity Problem Comes to Light

If you take a quick look at the data, it becomes clear that the tech industry has a diversity problem that’s yet to be fully addressed. About 70 percent of employees at Google are men, with 91 percent being either white or Asian. These numbers are consistent among the other major industry players.

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Josiah Renaudin
What's Going On with Data Security?

It seems like every day we are hearing about more security breaches. Whether it is Target's losing credit card information of more than 110 million Americans or Yahoo’s data breach, in which the company lost user passwords and usernames, one has to wonder what is going on with data security.

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Joe Townsend
NSA Uses Special Google Cookies to Aid in Surveillance

In another news item released this week from the seemingly never-ending treasure trove that is the leaked Edward Snowden documents, details emerge of how the National Security Agency (NSA) is taking advantage of Google's cookies and other location data to help its surveillance operations.

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Jonathan Vanian
The Pros and Cons of Face-to-Face Time at Work

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made face time a hot topic when she discontinued Yahoo’s work-from-home policy and required that employees get themselves into the office. Though everyone seems to have an opinion on the subject, there are pros and cons to working from home, and the issue isn't clear-cut.

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Naomi Karten
Thousands of Yahoo Mail Users Furious over Redesign

Yahoo decided to surprise its email users with a total redesign—and it was a disaster. Thousands of Yahoo Mail users are furious over the changes, and they’re being very vocal about it. Some users are upset about the elimination of key functions, but others are reporting serious technical problems.

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Beth Romanik
Yahoo! Ups Bug Bounties after T-Shirt Gate

Joining the ranks of Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Mozilla, and others, Yahoo! will now offer payments or so-called bounties to developers and security researchers for finding security vulnerabilities in their software and applications. This move is not without some controversy.

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Pamela Rentz
When Does Turnaround Management Succeed?

Turnaround management has a very typical lifecycle of its own, and it is not a strict theory than can be adopted to succeed. Rajini Padmanaban looks at the various facets of turnaround management and highlights some recent high-profile instances of companies implementing turnaround management.

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Rajini Padmanaban