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  • Drake is not dead: Don’t believe everything you read on the internet

    November 23, 2015 | 11:52 am

    There are a couple things you can count on occurring at least once every couple weeks on social media. One, some kind of hoax will go viral on Facebook whether it’s a scam for free airline tickets or Bill Gates passing out money if you “share this post.” The other is news of a...

  • Is the next big (Jewish) baseball star here in Los Angeles?

    By Jared Sichel

    September 3, 2014 | 2:19 pm

    As the baseball flared into short center field in the bottom of the 2nd inning at Dodger Stadium last night, most of the crowd stood up and gave the batter, Joc Pederson, now standing on 1st base, an excited, prolonged ovation. 

    Sitting a few rows behind home plate, my friends...

  • Valedictorian to give taped speech to accommodate Shavuot observance [VIDEO]

    June 6, 2011 | 2:30 pm

    The valedictorian at a northern California high school is planning to deliver her graduation address via a pre-recorded audio message in order to observe Shavuot.

    Carolyn Fine worked out the arrangement with Vacaville High School officials, according to The Reporter, Vacaville’s...

  • Yahoo! to acquire Israeli start-up

    October 12, 2010 | 9:43 am

    Yahoo! has agreed to purchase an Israeli start-up company reportedly for more than $50 million.

    Dapper Inc., which was founded in 2006, has developed technology to create interactive display ads and target the personalized ads at Internet users.

    While neither Yahoo! nor Dapper...

  • Yahoo weather reunites Jerusalem

    June 16, 2010 | 12:23 pm

    Yahoo has reunited Jerusalem on its weather application for the iPhone.

    At the end of May, the pre-installed weather application on the iPhone switched from Jerusalem to a choice between “West Jerusalem, Israel” and “East Jerusalem, West Bank.” Its weather pages online also had...

  • U.S. Firms Kowtow to China Censorship

    By Martin Kaplan

    February 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    If an American enters "Li Zhi" or "Shi Tao" in the search engine at Yahoo! News, more than 400 stories turn up, none of them flattering to Yahoo! But those articles won't appear if you search for those words, or countless others deemed subversive by officials, on a computer in China....