All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Marissa Mayer’

Marissa Mayer Cans Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro

Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro is leaving the company having been fired by CEO Marissa Mayer. Yahoo filed a form 8-K (via Re/code) on Wednesday, which says that he would be leaving the company as of Thursday, and that he is to receive severance benefits provided for in his Employment Office Letter from 2012 and Severance Agreement from last year …

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Yahoo Advertising Gets Revamp With Tumblr Ads, New Audience Ads, Ad Manager & Ad Exchange

In addition to announcing the acquisition of Aviate, the launch of Yahoo News Digest, Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food, and a new Smart TV platform, Yahoo announced a complete revamp of Yahoo Advertising at CES in Las Vegas. Under the new platform, Tumblr sponsored posts are powered by Yahoo advertising. We knew Tumblr would be getting more ads when Yahoo …

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Yahoo Ads Spread Malware To Users, Company Confirms

Yahoo confirmed that it was running advertisements that were spreading malware on some of its sites. While this is apparently in the past now, the company acknowledged and confirmed reports that this took place on Friday. IB-Times (published at Yahoo News) shares a statement from Yahoo: In a statement, Yahoo’s spokesperson said: “On Friday, January 3 on our European sites, …

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Mayer Apologizes For Yahoo Mail Issues, Yahoo Still Working On Them

As reported last week, the Yahoo Mail woes continued with a massive wave of outages resulting in a lot of angry users (as if there weren’t enough of them already). The company also took some flak in the media for how its PR department handled the situation. Late on Friday, CEO Marissa Mayer took to the Yahoo corporate blog to …

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Katie Couric Leaving ABC for Yahoo

Katie Couric is reportedly leaving ABC News, where she works as a special correspondent, for Yahoo. The online giant plans to host Katie’s online streaming video interview show. While nothing is yet set in stone, serious negotiations are underway and Yahoo seems hopeful about gaining the media sweetheart. The Hollywood Reporter claims Katie Couric will exit her contract with ABC …

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Mayer: All Yahoo Products Will Be Encrypted By End Of Q1

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced on Monday that the company plans to have all information that moves between its data centers (meaning data from all Yahoo products) encrypted by the end of Q1 2014. It will also offer users an option to encrypt all data flow to and from Yahoo by that same time. She also said that the company …

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Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly bought a funeral home in Palo Alto. The place is shutting down on October 31st, and the Palo Alto Online reported on Tuesday that the deal closed on October 7th. The property is just down the street from Mayer’s current home. According to the report (citing the president of Spangler Mortuauries, which purchased the …

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Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology on Yahoo in Taiwan and Hong Kong – the last two of sixteen markets – which are supposed to make …

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Yahoo Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Down 5% YoY

Yahoo just posted its earnings report for the third quarter with GAAP revenue of $1,139 million, down 5% year-over-year. Excluding traffic acquisition costs, it was $1,081 million, down 1%. GAAP search revenue was $435 million, down 8% YoY. Search revenue ex-TAC, however, was up 3% at $426 million. Paid Clicks (excluding Korea)were up 21% with price-per-click down about 4%. Earlier, …

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Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer appeared at TechCrunch Disrupt and talked about Yahoo’s growth since she took over last year. On stage, she announced that Yahoo surpassed 800 million monthly active users (globally). That doesn’t include Tumblr, she said, calling it “core growth”. That growth represents 20% since July of 2012, she said. That is, of course, when she took over …

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Will Users Accept Yahoo’s First New Logo In 18 Years?

Early last month, Yahoo announced that it would be changing its logo, and kicked off thirty days of showing a different design each day. Now, the real new logo has been unveiled, and here it is. It started rolling out last night. What do you think of the new Yahoo logo? Improvement or not? Let us know in the comments. …

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Yahoo Is Bigger Than Google, And That Should Mean Something To Your Business

I bet you didn’t see this coming after years of Google domination. Yahoo is back as the top web property (in the U.S.). This comes from comScore Media Metrix, which releases monthly lists of the top 50 U.S. web properties. They just put out July’s report, and there sits Yahoo right on top. Are you surprised that Yahoo is ranking …

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