It was 2003. Google had just bought Blogger. On the acquisition, they said they wouldn't do anything to tilt the table in favor of Blogger. There was concern in the wider blogging community that Google might use its power in search to give people an incentive to use Blogger over other publishing platforms. Show More Summary
At a press event in New York today, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced a new office in Times Square. “From one Mayor to another,” said Mayor Mike Bloomberg to Mayer (get it?) about a big new office in Manhattan’s iconic location. “We’re very happy that Tumblr is a home-grown company,” said Bloomberg, about the $1.1 [...]
Yahoo announced last week a partnership with Twitter to integrate tweets directly into its newsfeed. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says it will “seamlessly include relevant and personalized Tweets alongside stories from Yahoo and our other sources.”
Investors were positive if lukewarm on Yahoo’s plans to purchase Tumblr. Yahoo’s share price was up 1.22 percent early Monday to $26.85 in early trading. On her Tumblr blog Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tried to calm investor concern about...Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer, on her Tumblr: I’m delighted to announce that we’ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr! We promise not to screw it up. Tumblr is incredibly special and has a great thing going. We will operate Tumblr independently. David Karp will remain CEO. Show More Summary
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On today’s SiliconANGLE Live NewsDesk Show, (see embed feed below or visit youtube.com/siliconangle to watch on-demand), we discuss the news of Yahoo! acquiring Tumblr. If you were anywhere near the Internet this weekend, you heard the news break of Yahoo!’s … Continue reading ?
Marissa Mayer’s determination to by Yahoo’s way out of trouble shows no signs of letting up, as the web giant announced yet another acquisition this morning – this time it’s gone and bought up Loki Studios, a mobile gaming company … Continue reading ?
The former Path VP jumps ship to work with old Google colleague Marissa Mayer.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been trying to pull out of the agreement for almost a year. Mayer has already met with her previous employer Google and agreed to enter an alternative search partnership if the Microsoft agreement can be concluded.
The Search Alliance lives on. Yahoo and Microsoft have extended their revenue-per-search guarantee for one year, an extension of a partnership that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer had hinted would not continue when the current one expired March 31.
Online-video website Dailymotion was on track to be the first major acquisition for Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, after her company had signed a provisional deal to buy control from owner France Télécom SA. Then Ms. Mayer's No. 2 executive met with French Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg.
According to sources, Warner Music's Rob Wiesenthal will join Jawbone's board of directors, alongside Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Mayer's appointment was previously reported here by AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher. Wiesenthal, Warner Music Group's COO, just joined the company in January 2013, following a role as executive vice president at Sony Corporation of America.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has significantly increased the amount of paid leave new parents can receive -- up to 16 weeks for mothers and eight for fathers, among other expanded benefits. Mayer’s recent move to ban telecommuting at the company drew widespread criticism; the new policy brings Yahoo more in line with family-leave perks offered by Google and Facebook.
Yahoo!’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Fred Amoroso recently announced that he will be leaving the company in June, with rumors suggesting that Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO triggered his departure. Amoroso had previously voiced his support for Ross … Continue reading ?
Yahoo announced yesterday that chairman Fred Amoroso will step down in June. Amidst what is likely turnover from a bloated board assembled by former chairman Roy Bostock, it’s believed there is one other major factor: Marissa Mayer wasn’t Amoroso’s first … Continue reading ?
The former Google exec is well known for her product chops and also her deep interest in tony aesthetics and high-level design.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said in a blog post that the Silicon Valley Internet giant had reached an agreement with Broadway Video to "feature Saturday Night Live content exclusively on Yahoo! The partnership gives Yahoo! users exclusive...Show More Summary
Yahoo turned in a first quarter report that showed continued flat revenue, although earnings were up Here’s the liveblog of the earnings call, which stars Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who will be explaining why she cannot get the Silicon Valley Internet giant to increase its revenue.
Said the exec: "Could I really take the helm of Yahoo when I was 28 weeks pregnant?" She could and did.