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Yahoo Pulls Out Of South Korea
2012-10-21 10:38:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Yahoo has announced they will be closing down their South Korean web portal and ending their presence in the country by the end of the year. According to Jung-Ah Lee of the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Korea released a statement Friday saying the company's operation in that nation had faced "a lot of challenges" over the past few years, and the website's poor performance there had "slowed Yahoo's overall business growth"...


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Cthulhu
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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