Welcome to NewsDesk on SiliconANGLE TV for Tuesday June 18, 2013 here’s your SiliconANGLE daily round-up. Another buy for Yahoo? Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer could be close to another acquisition. Rumors of a buyout of New York based startup Qwiki … Continue reading ?
Marissa Mayer is on the verge of completing 14 Yahoo acquisitions in just six months. Will she reinvent Yahoo? With Marissa Mayer at the helm, Yahoo is on an acquisition tear. One month after the company's $1.1 billion acquisition of...Show More Summary
Yahoo has spoken up to clarify claims made over the US government’s PRISM program two weeks after the news broke. CEO Marissa Mayer said Yahoo received between 12,000 and 13,000 requests from US law enforcement agencies between December 1, 2012 and May 31 2013. However, the requests aren’t only from FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act).... Read More
Marissa Mayer has been in the thick of Wall Street debates since her appointment as Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) CEO last year. A section of analysts have fully thrown their weight behind her acquisition and human resource restructure strategies while some have clogged the media with all sorts of negative commentary on the same. Despite the [...]
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Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and general counsel Ron Bell have joined several other Internet company representatives by announcing the number of requests for user data it received from U.S. law enforcement agencies, saying in a Tumblr post...Show More Summary
AllThingsD's Kara Swisher says Yahoo and Qwiki are in serious acquisition talks. Marissa Mayer is eying the video app creator for about $50 million. We heard similar chatter last month but when we asked Doug Imbruce, Qwiki's founder,...Show More Summary
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to infuse the company with talented, entrepreneurial engineers and product managers. One tactic she's using to do that is something called an "aqui-hire." In an acqui-hire, Yahoo buys a failed startup in order to hire its employees. Show More Summary
Yahoo! is now the latest tech company to disclose the number of government requests for data it has received over the past 18 months, prompted by the fallout from the NSA spying scandal. In a statement co-signed by CEO Marissa MayerShow More Summary
Yahoo has just joined Apple, Microsoft and Facebook in revealing just how many government requests for data it's recently received. Marissa Mayer and General Counsel Ron Bell noted in a Tumblr post that the search giant received between...Show More Summary
Yahoo has spoken up to clarify claims made over the US government’s PRISM program two weeks after the news broke. CEO Marissa Mayer said Yahoo received between 12,000 and 13,000 requests... Keep reading ?
AppNexus CEO Brian O'Kelley seems to be enjoying all the media attention his company has been getting in the wake of Yahoo's $1.1 billion deal for Tumblr. With Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer clearly still in acquisition mode — she bought two...Show More Summary
In the past few months, teams led by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer redesigned Flickr to look beautiful and clean like this… …and redesigned Yahoo Weather to look sleek and modern like this. But even after a redesign a few months ago the Yahoo...Show More Summary
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By Neha Gupta: In this article, I will be discussing the steps taken by Marissa Mayer to "refocus" Yahoo (YHOO). Before Mayer was appointed as CEO, Yahoo's homepage had features such as movie listings, stock quotes, photo sharing, a news hub, and a search engine. Show More Summary
By Dana Blankenhorn: I'm bullish on Yahoo (YHOO). I have been ever since Marissa Mayer took over. I'm bullish because she understands what Yahoo is supposed to be, which is not what it was when she took over. She sees it as a technology company, a company that can quickly build, and deploy, high-quality cloud applications for the consumer market. Show More Summary
Marissa Mayer's hunger for fresh talent has clearly not yet been sated -- in the last day alone, Yahoo has snapped up and announced the closure of two more startups.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's $36.6 million overall compensation is big, but she's not in Leslie Moonves territory. read more
Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, is auctioning off a 1 hour lunch experience with her at the company’s HQ. The proceeds from this auction will go to charity. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Want to have an hour lunch with Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer? It'll cost you $5,250. Mayer is auctioning off an hour of her time for charity through a website called Charitybuzz. The current bid is $5,000, and you have to bid a least $5,250 to top it. Show More Summary