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Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google? Could A Yahoo-Apple Deal Spell Trouble For Google?
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The competitive landscape surrounding Google gets more and more interesting by the day. Now two of its rivals, one of which is being run by someone who probably knows Google’s inner workings more intimately than most of its current employees, …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Other Tech Leaders Push for Immigration Reform
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Tech leaders have crafted a joint letter to President Obama and the nation’s top lawmakers, asking that Washington work together to craft some sort of comprehensive immigration reform by the end of this year. The letter was signed by over …

Yahoo Is Now 18 Years Old. Is It On The Right Track? Yahoo Is Now 18 Years Old. Is It On The Right Track?
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Yahoo, as an incorporated company, is officially 18 years old on Friday. The company was incorporated on March 1, 1995. I can’t believe there’s no Google doodle to celebrate. In fact, we’re not seeing much celebration at all. Barry Schwartz …

Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not. Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not.
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Yahoo has been testing various redesigns of its homepage for months, but now it has announced the “new Yahoo experience”. Note: We’ve updated this article from its original form, and since it was first posted, the negative comments have flooded …

Yahoo Is Not Pleased With Its Microsoft Search Deal Yahoo Is Not Pleased With Its Microsoft Search Deal
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That big Yahoo Microsoft search deal is not working as well as Yahoo would like. Do you think Yahoo will sever its ties with Microsoft prematurely? Do you think it should? Share your thoughts in the comments. CEO Marissa Mayer …

Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report] Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report]
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One thing seems clear. Yahoo is working on a turnaround in search. What is less clear is how big a role Microsoft will play in that. Last month, when Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year …

Is Yahoo Poised For A Search Comeback? Is Yahoo Poised For A Search Comeback?

Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year 2012. The report was better than many analysts had expected, and this was helped significantly by better-than-expected search performance from the company who has outsourced its search back-end to …

Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search
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Over the weekend, a report came out indicating that Yahoo and Facebook have been talking about collaborating on search. Katherine Rushton at The Telegraph writes: Sources have told The Sunday Telegraph that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo!, has held …

Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report] Yahoo Mail About To Get A Big Refresh [Report]
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Yahoo Mail will soon be getting a big refresh, according to a report from Kara Swisher, who has a strong track record of breaking Yahoo-related news and sharing leaked information from within the company. Last week, Swisher shared some screenshots …

Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition Yahoo Gets More Former Googlers With Stamped Acquisition
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tweeted about a new acquisition the company has made (the first under her leadership. Yahoo has has acquired mobile recommendation app maker Stamped, which (believe it or not) is made up of former Googlers. Here’s the …

Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter Yahoo Earnings Released: Mayer’s First Quarter

Yahoo released its first earnings report under CEO Marissa Mayer today, and the results were better than expected, beating Wall Street predictions. Mayer said this of the report: “Yahoo! had a solid third quarter, and we are encouraged by the …

Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report] Here’s What Yahoo’s Homepage Is About To Look Like [Report]
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Yahoo is reportedly rolling out a new redesign to its homepage. It’s not dramatically different, but it’s different. Business Insider has gotten ahold of a couple of screen shots. Here’s the one showing what it looks like above the fold: …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Baby Boy Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Baby Boy

Adding to the eventful 2012 for Marissa Mayer, the 37-year-old Yahoo CEO gave birth to her first child last night – a baby boy. The news was tweeted out by Mayer’s husband, Zachary Bogue. “Baby boy Bogue born last night. …

Yahoo To Focus On Mobile And Personalization Yahoo To Focus On Mobile And Personalization
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Yahoo will reportedly be increasing its focus on mobile and personalization moving forward under new CEO Marissa Mayer. Mayer held a meeting with Yahoo employees to discuss the company’s plans, and these were major themes. Business Insider obtained a summary/outline …

Yahoo Drops ® From Logo Yahoo Drops ® From Logo
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Yahoo is dropping the ® from its logo. New CEO Marissa Mayer posted the following image to Instagram: In a message accompanying the photo, Mayer wrote: “One of our new Yahoo!s Andrew was really bugged by the registered trademark symbol …

Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition Yahoo Gets A New Executive To Lead Talent Acquisition

Yahoo announced today the appointment of Jacqueline Reses to the role of Executive Vice President of People and Development. She’ll be responsible for leading HR and talent acquisition. She’ll also lead corporate and business development at the global level. Previously, …

Yahoo Loses Another CEO (Not Marissa Mayer) Yahoo Loses Another CEO (Not Marissa Mayer)

Earlier this month, long-time Googler Marissa Mayer assumed the role of Yahoo CEO, a position that many thought would go to Ross Levinsohn, who took over as interim CEO following the departure of Scott Thompson earlier this year. Levinsohn is …

Marissa Mayer Tells Yahoos To Keep On Keepin’ On In First Memo Marissa Mayer Tells Yahoos To Keep On Keepin’ On In First Memo
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Earlier this week, ex-Googler Marissa Mayer was announced at Yahoo’s new President on CEO – a move that surprised plenty of people. Mayer was Google’s 20th employee, its first female engineer, and instrumental in developing many of the company’s most …

Flickr Responds To “Dear Marissa Mayer” Campaign With Job Posting Flickr Responds To “Dear Marissa Mayer” Campaign With Job Posting
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Earlier this week, Yahoo shocked the tech world by naming Google’s Marissa Mayer their new President and CEO. Mayer, who worked at Google for 13 years, was the company’s 20th employee, first female engineer, and was instrumental in making the …

Guess Which Yahoo Search Feature Marissa Mayer Loves? Guess Which Yahoo Search Feature Marissa Mayer Loves?
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Although some have argued that to succeed, new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer must learn how to deal with a company whose main focus is online media, not search, that hasn’t stopped Mayer from taking to Twitter to express good things …

Yahoo Reports Q2 Earnings As Marissa Mayer Takes Charge Yahoo Reports Q2 Earnings As Marissa Mayer Takes Charge

Yesterday, Yahoo announced big news as ex-Googler Marissa Mayer was tapped to be the company’s next President and CEO. Mayer, who is only 37 years old and pregnant, if definitely not your average Fortune 500 CEO. Mayer, who is credited …