Yahoo Turns 20 Years Old

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Sunnyvale, CA) -- Yahoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. The tech company that stands for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle" was officially incorporated on March 2nd, 1995. The company marked the occasion by opening the Nasdaq with its traditional yodel instead of a bell and Yahoo employees will try to break the Guinness World…

Lumber Liquidators Stock Drops

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Toano, VA) -- Lumber Liquidators is seeing their stock drop after a report on the television program "60 Minutes." The story said the flooring retailer sold flooring made in China that contains levels of formaldehyde that surpasses California health standards. Since the story ran Lumber Liquidators has seen its stocks drop by more than 20-percent.…

Stocks Close At Record Highs

Posted On March 02, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Stocks are at record highs at the close of the first day of the trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, Nasdaq and S&P 500 all jumped despite reports showing falling construction and consumer spending. The Dow rose 156 points to a new all-time high of 18-289. The Nasdaq rose above…

“Forbes”: Gates, Jordan Among World’s Billionaires

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Undated) -- Microsoft founder Bill Gates is back on top of "Forbes'" 2015 "World's Billionaires List." With an estimated net worth of 79-point-two-billion-dollars, Gates takes the pole position for the 16th time in the past 21 years. Coming in second on the list is Mexican businessman Carlos Slim Helu with 75-point-five-billion-dollars. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg…

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: Gender Not Relevant In Tech Industry

Posted On March 02, 2015

(Undated) -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says gender isn't a relevant issue for the technology industry. She tells "Backchannel" that there might be other industries where gender is "more of an issue," but she believes the tech field isn't one of them. Her statements come amid controversy about how women are treated in the technology…