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One of the first things she did was to eliminate the work from home program which hurt a lot of mothers who worked from home to avoid having to pay outrageous rates for childcare.

Wow, in this day and age too.

So many jobs can be 100% remote now. I have no respect for micromanaging dinosaurs who have to see everyone under them day in and day out.

I'm actually fighting this a bit right now. My old job was probably 80% remote from home, with go to office days a couple days a week. My new job where I essentially do the same exact work, no work from home allowed. There is absolutely nothing I am doing that warrants me needing to waste money and time to go downtown everyday. I hate these kind of management styles.
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I really never understood what yahoo do or did? They had relevant search engine back in the day when there was no google?

all they are good for now is email and even then they suck at that. if i didn't have such an ungodly, insane, unheard of amount of accounts tied to it'd have be exsclusivley with gmail.
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I realized there was a problem when their search engine became powered by Bing.
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MS dodged a bullet for sure. I bet theyre glad that the deal fell through, which caused them to create Bing. And Bing is getting bigger with integration.
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LOL I found this.

LMAO amazing lachen.gif
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lol FLIKER requires a yahoo mail to sign, lol , really, no thanks, bye bye flicker and every yahoo crap
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The downfall of Yahoo started when they canned Geocities and effectively ruined relations with tons of people. Those people then had little reason to keep their email accounts (switch to gmail).

Yahoo games used to be pretty fun as well, online chess and such.
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If this is accurate, that is just one of the biggest oppertunities of a life time thrown away. Imagine buying Google in 98 for 1 Million USD?

For reference, they made 4.9 billion (net income) in Q4 2015...

source

Thing is, had Yahoo bought Google in '98, Google wouldn't have been able to keep doing all those Google-y things they did. There would be no Chrome browser, there would be no Gmail, there would be no Google Earth/Google Maps, there would be no Android, there would be no Google Fiber, there would be no Google self-driving Car, no Google Voice, no Google Hangouts, no Google Docs, no Google Drive, no Picasa/Photos, no AdSense, and horror of horrors, there would be no Pokemon Go, for that matter.

What we'd have is a Google search engine (and a less capable one at that) powering the same crappy Yahoo we have today. YouTube might have made it, or it might have failed without Google around to buy them early on.

Best thing that ever happened to Google was nobody buying them.


Well, you're assuming nothing would've happened. What if those ingenius people did something else? I don't disagree the existing world minus google is but there's a logical fallacy I see when people think about scenarios about why XYZ is bad but they never think about opportunity/implicit cost...

In this particular scenario, Google has changed the world and if they got bought, I'd bet that the world wouldn't have as much good as it does now but. Still, my point about applying logic with only certain truths in mind.

That's what arguments are all about right? Each party has certain true things they are looking at and basing their conclusions on. Assuming neither are ignorant, they're just seeing different pieces of the whole.
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I wonder how this will change things, my cell phone provider is Verizon and I use yahoo mail more often than my gmail.

Maybe there will be some improvements on the yahoo mobile software.
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If you listen to Steve Jobs and his vision and then Marissa Mayer we can see how standards have fallen. We went from visionaries to bean counters.
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