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Yahoo Makes Maynard Webb Chairman

Yahoo is reportedly appointing Maynard Webb as chairman of the company’s board. Mr. Webb had joined Yahoo in February 2012, and was serving as interim chairman, following Fred Amoroso’s resignation in April. The story was  reported by Harrison Westwater, Wendy Brundige, and Brian Womack of Bloomberg.

Mr. Webb is the  author of Rebooting Work: Transform How You Work in the Age of Entrepreneurship, and is a board member of Salesforce.com, and LiveOps, as well. Mr. Webb founded Webb Investment Network in 2010, and is the former CEO of LiveOps and former COO of eBay.

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TransUnion to acquire Neustar for $3.1B

TransUnion has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Neustar from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by GIC.

Huvr raises $5M

Huvr, a cloud-based industrial asset management solution company, has raised $5 million.

American Express acquires fintech company Kabbage

American Express has entered into an agreement to acquire Kabbage, a financial technology company that provides cash flow management solutions to small businesses.

AP to equip visual journalists globally with Sony imaging products

Sony and The Associated Press (AP) have inked a collaboration that will make Sony the exclusive imaging products and support provider for AP news photographers and video journalists globally.

Equifax acquires Ansonia

Equifax has acquired Ansonia, a provider of business credit, collections, and account receivable data used by financial institutions, creditors, and businesses focused on the transportation and logistics industries.