Yahoo today issued its annual 10-K report to the Securities And Exchange Commission. These kinds of forms have a lot of boilerplate language that is reused again and again — often, companies just change the relevant revenue numbers and leave everything else the same for years (come to think of it, isn’t that the excuse former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson made for the errors in his official bio?)



But with this latest 10-K, its first with Marissa Mayer at the helm as CEO, Yahoo switched up its language in an interesting way. Yahoo is now labeling itself first and foremost as a “global technology company,” in the place where it used to call itself a “digital media company.”



Here is the first sentence of today’s 10-K (bold type added by TechCrunch for emphasis):

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