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Booting Up: Satya Nadella Is Probably Microsoft’s New CEO

Eeeeesh. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Satya Nadella, a 22-year Microsoft veteran who leads the Cloud and Enterprises unit, is expected to be named CEO of the conglomerate next week. [Seattle Times]

Text your aunt that her Yahoo Mail account has been targeted in a hacking attempt. User(s) should change their passwords. [BBC News]

Rising transportations costs could force Amazon to hike prices of its Prime membership by more than $40. [CNet]

Google’s fourth quarter revenue jumped 17 percent to $16.86 billion so it sounds like they’re going *fine.* [Recode]

There’s a retweet-like button called Reshare hidden in Facebook Paper’s debut. Speculation is that it could soon make its debut. [Verge]

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Booting Up: Fab Amusingly Tells Employees Not To Get ‘Distracted By the Gossip’

Hates gossip and drama. (Photo: WN)

With Fab COO Beth Ferreria leaving, the company sent an internal email telling employees not to gossip about the flailing company. It was promptly leaked. [Bloomberg]

Google Glass is making itself attractive to the music industry by unveiling new features, including streaming music, searchable playlists and saying “listening to” will boot up a song. [New York Times]

Whoa, if true: Renderings of Apple’s new California headquarters are scary looking more than anything. [Wired]

Yahoo’s head of video Erin McPherson is jumping to Maker Studios. [AllThingsD]

People are mad over tabs on Yahoo Mail. [New York Post]

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Just $700 Will Buy the Key to Stealing Any Yahoo Email Account

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Security expert Brian Krebs dropped a bomb on Yahoo email users last week, though his warning was probably lost in the roar of stories about Black Friday fistfights. According to Mr. Krebs, an Egyptian hacker using the screen name TheHell is selling a Yahoo Mail exploit that could allow an attacker to take over and control a victim’s email and browser activity. TheHell is only charging $700 for the information.

TheHell uploaded a video demonstration to prove he was serious. Mr. Krebs reproduced the video, which you can watch below. Read More

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Booting Up: Where Stanford Kids Learn to be Normals

Morning, sunshine! (Photo: flickr.com/photos/wordridden)

How do Stanford students get the human education they need to lead startups? Many of them take CS198, a program that teaches computer science TAs how to teach, but ends up being a crash course for future CEOs. [New York]

Steven Sinofsky–the dude who spearheaded the newly released Windows 8–has decamped from Microsoft. That doesn’t look bad at all, guys. [New York Times]

Yahoo Mail is reportedly working on a Gmail-like redesign. Just don’t expect that to attract any CIA directors to the product. [AllThingsD]

“The advent of 3D printers shows that technology continues to exceed the limits of gun control.” That’s a comment from a pro-gun group, by the way. [Animal New York]

Lockheen Martin–the top supplier to the Pentagon–has seen a sharp upswing in the rate of cyberattacks. [Reuters]