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What's the deal with Yahoo changing its name to Altaba?

The company formally known as Yahoo is becoming Altaba. But the Yahoo branding you’re familiar with will stick around and become part of Verizon. Let’s unknot this pretzel. SEE ALSO: Marissa Mayer is stepping down from Yahoo’s board of directors — if the Verizon deal goes through News broke late Monday that once Yahoo is…

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Apple removes app to help you find lost AirPods from app store

Since Apple took away our headphone jacks (RIP ), all we have left to lose is our wireless AirPods..literally.  While Apple’s wireless earbuds for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus — AirPods — may look cool, there’s no denying the small, ear-sized speakers have the potential to get lost easily. An app called Finder for…

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Facebook is (finally) preparing to make money off its massive video audience

Facebook is about to turn up the volume on its video competition with YouTube.  Videos on the social network can soon include mid-roll advertisements, allowing publishers to finally start making money from their videos, Recode reported Monday.  SEE ALSO: Facebook brings in a new head of news partnerships Unlike YouTube where ads run prior to…

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The office wars heat up as one of Slack's main competitors buys Trello

Work productivity software just got a little more integrated.  Atlassian , the workplace software company behind JIRA, HipChat and Confluence, announced Monday it has acquired Trello, adding to its portfolio of tools for team collaboration and project management.  SEE ALSO: Grab an Uber without leaving the chatroom with Slack competitor, HipChat Atlassian is acquiring Trello…

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Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans

Apple’s plans to manufacture locally in India is moving smoothly with executives from both sides planning to meet later this month.  SEE ALSO: Apple wants India to relax rules that disturb its minimalist product design At a high-profile meeting on Jan. 25, Apple executives will discuss the company’s plans for setting up a manufacturing unit…