Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer should just shut up.Every time she opens her mouth, she makes millions hostile toward anything to do with Yahoo.Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Answers, Yahoo! this, that and the other thing.
Incredibly, Marissa Mayer has made me hostile toward exclamation marks as well!!!But there really isn’t...
(2 months and 26 days ago)
Yahoo lured Marissa Mayer from Google in July to become its fifth CEO in as many years. In her 10 months leading the company, she has overseen a redesign of Yahoo services and orchestrated several acquisitions, including a deal to buy online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
(3 days ago)
The head of the Law Society has rounded on Yahoo’s chief executive Marissa Mayer for telling staff to stop working from home, instead calling on firms to expand flexible job arrangements to help more women reach the top.
(2 months and 17 days ago)
Nine months into Marissa Mayer's tenure, it's clear Yahoo is once again relevant and interesting in Silicon Valley. Mayer is happy to tout things like a tripling in resumes received, a halving in the rate of people leaving and even the return of former employees to the fold. All the good news, however, can't disguise the grim reality that the display advertising business --...
(1 month and 5 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer is making an enormously bold bet, buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Tumblr has what Yahoo! needs to turn its core business around. But considering the company only did $13 million in revenue last year, it better pay off or this could be Mayer's first major flub. When Yahoo! announced its Summly acquisition several weeks...
(3 days ago)
When Marisssa Mayer took the CEO job at Yahoo, the consensus -- and I shared this belief -- was that she instantly made Yahoo relevant again. In the subsequent 10 months, much has vindicated that assessment as the stock has risen 70 percent, Yahoo has acquired a bunch of small startups, and the perception around Silicon Valley has dramatically changed regarding the company....
(6 days ago)
Yahoo wants to accelerate its development of mobile products geared toward delivery of personalized content, CEO Marissa Mayer said Tuesday, as the company works to stay relevant in a world where smartphones and tablets are becoming dominant.How Yahoo will accomplish that goal is not immediately clear -- it has yet to announce any specific mobile apps or services it has in...
(1 month and 6 days ago)
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer received a $1.12 million cash bonus for her half-year on the job in 2012 and restricted stock worth another $13.3 million, according to company filings.
(2 months and 18 days ago)
Marissa Mayer, why have you forsaken us? When the pregnant 37-year-old was named CEO of tech giant Yahoo last year, it was a cause for celebration for many working mothers. Here was a woman who had a marriage, an uber-high-profile job and a baby on the way. Finally, not only was there proof that women could have it all, but there was also a sense that Mayer would understand...
(2 months and 21 days ago)
That tremor you may have noticed yesterday was the collective shudder of people who work from home, when they heard that new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has banned the practice. Mayer, in a memo soon to be legendary in human resources circles, declared that she needed her troops in the office as Yahoo climbs out of a crisis.
(2 months and 27 days ago)
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