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Hero Orlando Bloom rescued a wounded dog

Naked paddle boarder Orlando Bloom has won our hearts again with his affinity for animals in need of rescue. While filming Smart Chase: Fire & Earth in Shanghai, Bloom rescued a dog with an open wound on its back, an adventure he documented on his Instagram story, Yahoo News reported .  SEE ALSO: Paddleboarding enthusiast Orlando Bloom finally made his Instagram public According to Bloom’s Instagram story, the actor found the injured dog in the street.  Bloom escorted the pup to a veterinary clinic where he assisted in shaving her coat and giving her a bath. His last post shows the dog resting in an enormous cone collar.  Read more… More about Dogs , Cute Animals , Videos , Watercooler , and Conversations

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Yahoo asks government to explain email scanning order

 Yahoo secretly scanned its users emails at the behest of a U.S. government agency — and now it wants the government to explain why. In a letter to James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, Yahoo carefully avoids admitting that it scanned users’ email or that it received an order to do so, but asks Clapper to “clarify this matter of public interest.” The… Read More

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Yahoo turns automatic email forwarding back on, claiming “upgrades” required it to be disabled

 Yahoo has today reversed its decision to prevent Yahoo Mail users from being able to automatically forward their emails to another address – a key feature that makes leaving one email service for another an easier process. Earlier this month, Yahoo Mail disabled this now-standard feature for email services, claiming that it was “temporarily” disabled because the feature… Read More

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Verizon says Yahoo privacy breach had “material” impact 

 It looks like those 500 million hacked Yahoo accounts may affect its sale to Verizon (TechCrunch’s parent). At a company public policy round table in DC this afternoon, Verizon general counsel Craig Silliman said: “I think we have a reasonable basis to believe right now that the impact is material and we’re looking to Yahoo to demonstrate to us the full impact. If they… Read More

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C1X raises $8.5M for its advertiser and publisher tech

 C1X has raised another $6.5 million in what it says is the first part of a Series B round of funding. The company was founded by Mukundu Kumaran (CEO) and Daisuke Nagayama (chief operating officer and chief global strategist) — Kumara, previously worked as an engineering director at Yahoo, and he told me that his goal is “to simplify how the basic advertising transaction… Read More

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Crunch Report | Verizon wants $1 billion discount on Yahoo deal

Verizon wants a $1 billion discount on the Yahoo deal, Facebook launches a standalone Events app, Poland is testing some roads that glow blue at night for cyclists, carriers are accepting Note 7 replacement trade-ins and Maserati is working on an electric vehicle. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Report: Verizon wants $1 billion discount after Yahoo privacy concerns

 It’s bad news for Yahoo. The company is in the midst of finalizing its sale to Verizon, but recent revelations about hacking and spying may be costing them a pretty penny. A story from the New York Post alleges that Verizon is now asking Yahoo for a hefty $1 billion discount to finalize what was supposed to be a $4.8 billion deal.  (Full disclosure: TechCrunch is owned by Verizon,… Read More

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Twitter, Microsoft, Google and others say they haven’t scanned messages like Yahoo

 Yahoo is under scrutiny today after former employees claimed the company designed custom software to enable U.S. intelligence agencies to scan incoming emails to all of Yahoo’s millions of users. The allegations, first published by Reuters, raise questions about the constitutionality of such dragnet surveillance and about the legal means used to compel Yahoo to build the software.… Read More

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Report: Yahoo scanned users’ email for U.S. intelligence agencies

 Yahoo’s trust with users is damaged today by a Reuters report that claims the company developed a custom program to search all users’ incoming email for specific queries given by U.S. intelligence officials. “We’ve worked hard over the years to earn our users’ trust and we fight hard to preserve it,” Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says in the opening to the… Read More

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