Join Yahoo! News this Thursday at 12:30 p.m. ET for a conversation with Aminatou Sow, digital strategist and founder of Tech Lady Mafia, and Christie George, director at New Media Ventures, as we discuss what women bring to the table as leads at startups. How can women better make the case for themselves when applying for funds? Can focusing on gender equality improve the chances of your business?
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Join Yahoo! News, led by columnists Virginia Heffernan and Rob Walker, as we discuss the recent controversy over how Facebook determines what appears in your timeline. As The New York Times wrote over the weekend, simply sharing articles or content with friends or subscribers is no longer a guarantee that they'll see it. Using Facebook advertising, however, which one must pay for, ensures many more eyeballs. Is Facebook merely being greedy? And what does this mean for average users and what they can expect to find in their feeds?
We'll discuss our own experiences with sharing content on Facebook, and take your questions and comments about what deserves to appear in your social stream.Read More »from Who gets priority in your Facebook timeline?
- Phoebe Connelly, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – Wed, Feb 27, 2013
Join Yahoo News reporter Liz Goodwin, American Spectator columnist John Fund and MSNBC's Zach Roth to discuss the challenge to the Voting Rights Act the Supreme Court heard on Wednesday morning. Why is the court considering this case now? What are the implications if the act is overturned? We will be taking your questions.
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- Phoebe Connelly, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – Mon, Feb 25, 2013
Join Yahoo! News' Olivier Knox and ABC News' Zach Wolf as we discuss federal budget cuts—from state parks to airports—that Americans may face under the sequester in the coming weeks. Yahoo! News reporter Chris Moody will also join us to discuss activists who are lobbying in favor of the sequester.
- Phoebe Connelly, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – Thu, Feb 14, 2013
Special Valentine's Day edition of our midday news conversation! Join Yahoo! News' Chris Wilson and Amy Webb, author of "Data, A Love Story: How I Gamed Online Dating to Meet My Match," to talk about how online matchmaking has opened up new ways to find true love and understand your romantic self.
Why should the president have all the fun? We want to hear your take on the State of the Union in 2013. Be creative. Be funny. Take a Vine. Take a photograph.
However you capture the current status of the United States, tweet it in 140 characters with the hashtag #SOTU140 and we'll gather the best to share with you this evening.
We can't wait to see what you have to say.Read More »from Give us your State of the Union in 140 characters
- Phoebe Connelly, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – Tue, Feb 12, 2013
Join Yahoo News' Beth Fouhy, Olivier Knox, and Walter Shapiro and ABC News' Rick Klein as we discuss tonight's State of the Union address. What notes does President Barack Obama need to hit? What should we expect to hear from Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in the GOP response? Come ready with your questions and observations.
Join National Journal's Amy Sullivan and Yahoo News at 1:30 p.m. ET to discuss Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign at the end of February. What can we expect next from the Catholic Church? Which key leaders inside the church should we be watching in the coming weeks? We'll be taking your questions.
Join Yahoo News' Beth Fouhy and Rachel Hartman and ABC News' Michael Falcone at 12:30 p.m. ET as we discuss the week in politics, including the drone war, Marco Rubio's moment, and Chris Christie's physical fitness for the presidency.
- Phoebe Connelly, Yahoo! News | The Lookout – Thu, Feb 7, 2013
Yahoo! News reporter Chris Moody was in Florida last weekend on a hunt for the Burmese Python, an invasive species plaguing the Sunshine State. Mark Hoddle is the Director of the Center for Invasive Species Research at U.C. Riverside. Join us today at 12:30 p.m. ET for a conversation on how communities around the nation are coping with non-native species. We're eager to hear your stories about critter takeover.Read More »from We had to hunt pythons: A Yahoo! News chat about taming invasive species
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