As part of a special media event on Monday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveiled major changes to photo management and sharing service Flickr, with full resolution image support, 1 terabyte of storage for all users, and a revamped user interface.
Yahoo is hosting product event in New York today at 4:30 P.M. eastern. Here's the live stream: Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
What does Yahoo see in Tumblr? In a word: youth. That much was clear from Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer’s remarks Monday about her company’s decision to buy the blogging community for $1.1 billion. Mayer talked about how Yahoo’s older and Tumblr’s younger audiences fit together like “Africa and South America.” Read full article >>
Marissa Mayer used a fun GIF in her announcement of Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr, and Tumblr founder David Karp is firing back with one of his own. Here it is, playfully addressing her work-from-home controversy as well as Tumblr's alleged "porn problem." Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
How does Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer justify her company’s $1.1 billion purchase of blogging site Tumblr? One word: growth.
Yes, Tumblr has porn. While it hasn't said how much of its site is pornographic material, it's enough that just about every knucklehead on the Internet has commented about Tumblr's many porn blogs. Tumblr's porn content makes some people...Show More Summary
Tumblr CEO David Karp and Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer both said the same thing in their blog announcements of the deal: We promise not to screw up Tumblr. Clearly, that possibility is close to the top of their minds. One reason that's so is because Yahoo! will likely begin stuffing Tumblr full of ads. Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer laid out Yahoo's plan to monetize Tumblr's giant audience. From our live blog: Mayer says that Yahoo released "Yahoo Stream Ads" in May, which take text ads and put them in the news stream on Yahoo.com. She says you can expect more of that on Tumblr. Show More Summary
Yahoo is hosting a conference call to discuss its $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr. We're taking live notes below. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
Marissa Mayer has her own Tumblr where, appropriately enough, she announced the Tumblr deal with a GIF: Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this story »
Yahoo just announced that it is buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Tumblr CEO David Karp and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are taking great pains to assure Tumblr users that they will not "screw up" Tumblr after the acquisition. In his blog post...Show More Summary
Yahoo just bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained her move in a Tumblr blog post. It reads: Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !! I’m delighted to announce that we’ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr! We promise not to screw it up. Show More Summary
After a series of small acquisitions, Yahoo Inc. under Marissa Mayer’s leadership has joined the league of large tech companies recently shelling out more than a billion dollars to buy start-ups as a way of getting growth.
CEO Marissa Mayer makes her biggest move yet as she approaches one-year with Yahoo.
Yahoo's board approved the plan to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. Previous reports said that Tumblr's board had okayed Yahoo buying Tumblr, so it looks like it's a done deal. Marissa Mayer has made her first big move as CEO of Yahoo. Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer is known for her poise as a leader, formerly at Google and now as CEO of Yahoo! But she's also known for her fashion sense. She's has made appearances at New York Fashion Week, for instance, and at Glamor magazine's Woman of the Year event. Show More Summary
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will make some kind of an announcement on Monday. The press conference was first tweeted by CNBC, and confirmed by other publications. Obviously, some people think that Mayer will announce that Yahoo is buying Tumblr for as much as $1.1 billion. Show More Summary
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just announced a new partnership with Twitter to bring tweets to Yahoo.com's news feed. That means you're going to start seeing tweets from politicians, celebrities, media outlets, and other publishers on your Yahoo homepage. Show More Summary
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer believes her company needs more talented and enterpreneurial engineers and product managers. (She's right!) So, for the last six months or so, Mayer has been acquiring small, failed mobile startups for small amounts of money, turning off their products, and integrating their teams into Yahoo's larger workforce. Show More Summary
By John Dick, CEO of CivicScience When Marissa Mayer took over as the CEO of long-maligned Yahoo!, she instantly infused the company with a new level of enthusiasm, both internally and on Wall Street. After years of down-trodden earnings reports and a turnstile of CEOs, Mayer brought a level of stability and optimism to the [...]