Today has been quite a roller coaster ride for Yahoo -- the company put days of reports and rumors to rest this morning when it confirmed that it would acquire the social blogging platform Tumblr, and now CEO Marissa Mayer has confirmed...Show More Summary
How much of Tumblr is porn, and what is Yahoo going to do about it? On the latter, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer spoke to its plans for addressing content that is not “brand safe” earlier this morning on a call about its $1.1 billion acquisition...Show More Summary
On Monday, it seems that we may get a better sense of what Yahoo plans to build in the wake of its acquisition spree, as CNBC is reporting that the company will be holding a "product-related" news event on Monday in New York City. Marissa Mayer will reportedly be speaking at the press conference, but that's all we know about the contents of the event at this point.
Luvocracy, a recently launched, Pinterest-like social marketplace where people can buy products recommended by friends and other tastemakers, has raised $11 million in funding from Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Marissa Mayer, Ali Pincus, Jim Lanzone, Tony Robbins, CrunchFund, RPM Ventures and XG Ventures. Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon is joining Luvocracy's board.
What is Yahoo? Marissa Mayer just laid out the company’s identity and future at Wired Business Conference. The key word she repeated over and over was “Everyday”. That’s when Yahoo wants you to use it, and it’s why it’s now developing...Show More Summary
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer said today that the company is nearing the end of its first "sprint" during her tenure as CEO. That sprint, she said, was was focused on "getting people to believe in Yahoo" and making the company an appealing place...Show More Summary
Yahoo! has picked up the pace on pretty much everything since Marissa Mayer became CEO. Just five days ago, the company acquired social recommendation company Jybe and the former Yahoo employees that come along with it. Today, it announced the acquisition of mobile news gathering and delivery startup, Summly. Show More Summary
Yammer founder David Sacks just left the stage at the Launch conference in San Francisco, where he talked in general terms about his future at Microsoft. He also weighed in on some hot tech topics including Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer'sShow More Summary
Sir Richard Branson, the billionaire man of space tourism and founder of Virgin Airlines, is chiding New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer, saying the office will soon become a thing of the past.
Marissa Mayer has succeeded. In getting people to have an opinion about Yahoo again. While many are skewering Mayer for not being progressive with her work from home "ban," people who are more familiar with what exactly is going on are...Show More Summary
Congress could learn some lessons from Silicon Valley. Extreme partisan gridlock over the federal budget is inching the country closer to drastic spending cuts, known ominously as "the sequester." Yet, members of Congress used to beShow More Summary
Yahoo's search deal with Microsoft is underperforming, CEO Marissa Mayer said during an appearance at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.
Last night's Sixth Annual Crunchies Awards show was nothing short of a huge success. With big names like Marissa Mayer, Mark Zuckerberg, Ron Conway, and Mayor Ed Lee in attendance, and equally huge companies like Google, Square and Instagram in the house, one wouldn't expect anything else.
Considering the long-standing struggles of Yahoo as a business, its board of directors battles, and Scott Thompson's "ResumeGate", Yahoo (and its investors) have been in sore need of some good news. When beloved Google exec Marissa Mayer...Show More Summary
Yahoo today released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012, marking the end of a key year for the long-running web portal. Q4 2012 was Yahoo’s second full quarter with Marissa Mayer at the helm as CEO, and investors are...Show More Summary
Yahoo plans to compete on mobile by way of partnerships, not hardware, operating systems or social networks, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told Bloomberg at the annual World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where the subject of the talk was the future of Yahoo's business. Show More Summary
With Marissa Mayer at the helm, Yahoo is continuing to flex its M&A muscles, with a special focus on startups with smart teams that have made well-designed apps. The latest target: Snip.it, the San Francisco-based startup that created a web application for clipping news articles and arranging them in a visually compelling Pinterest-like format. Show More Summary
A funny, and somewhat unexpected thing happened today. Yahoo!, now with Marissa Mayer at the helm, decided that it was time to bring an all new experience to the world when it comes to photo sharing and hosting. It’s a whole lot of new for Flickr’s site and iOS app, and a bit of old nostalgia at play today, which is quite refreshing. Show More Summary
Flickr was one of the products that people spoke loudly about saving when Marissa Mayer was named Yahoo’s CEO. What’s left of the passionate photo community have been waiting for innovation, something that they can get behind and feel good about when they’re spending their time using the site. Show More Summary
Today, Yahoo! introduced an update to its popular mail service, with its CEO Marissa Mayer taking the reigns of the Yahoo! Blog to discuss it. Here’s what she had to say: We’ve redesigned the new version of Yahoo! Mail with speed in mind — getting through your emails is faster than ever before. Show More Summary