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Good news for Marissa Mayer, as Yahoo posts strong earnings

10/21/2014 06:51 PM PDT
Yahoo turned in a third-quarter earnings report Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s expectations and gives CEO Marissa Mayer some bottom-line results to back up her strategy of acquisitions and emphasis on mobile and media to lift the pioneering Internet company out of the doldrums.
 
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Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.  
 
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Today: Apple's record quarterly revenues and projections for a huge holiday season push stock near new highs. Also: Yahoo, VMware and Intuitive Surgical announce earnings.  
 
Virtual-reality headsets block out the real world and transport them into a digitally created one. But what if the digital stuff could simply pop into people's normal view of the reality? That's the goal of a Florida company that said Tuesday it has raised $542 million in investment because of Hollywood's -- and the tech industry's -- fascination with virtual-reality technology.  
 
 
 
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San Francisco's Saison and Benu earn three Michelin stars

The star-studded 2015 Michelin list is out, and chefs Josh Skenes and Corey Lee have earned three stars each for their San Francisco restaurants. 
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Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.