Marissa Mayer

Yahoo Plans To Cut 15 Percent Of Workforce, Reports $4.5B Writedown On Tumblr, Americas And Europe

Yahoo confirmed plans today to lay off approximately 15 percent of its workforce. The company made the announcement in conjunction with its its fourth quarter earnings, where it reported revenue of

Yahoo Scraps Plan To Spin Off Alibaba Stake, But Will Split Into Two

Yahoo has today confirmed rumors it is scrapping a plan to spin off its stake in Chinese ecommerce company Alibaba. Its shares are up in pre-market trading on the news.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Twins, Plans ‘Limited’ Time Off Work

Marissa Mayer is expecting twins, but the Yahoo CEO and former Google executive isn't planning to take a significant break from work during or after her pregnancy.

The One Thing Every Great Company Has In Common

Obscured in the valuation dust of the current unicorn stampede is a key question: What actually makes a great company great? What do the future Facebooks, Googles and Apples have in common -- not to m

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Says Alibaba Spinoff Is Still On Track Despite Potential Tax Risks

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said at the Bloomberg Tech conference in San Francisco today that potential changes in the way its Alibaba spinoff could be taxed would not be an issue as the company continues

Ad Tech And Mobile In Focus In Microsoft And Yahoo’s Renewed Search Deal

After months of negotiations, Microsoft and Yahoo today finally announced a renewed search alliance, which includes amendments to the two companies’ earlier partnership. It will give Yahoo more

We Need Your Disrupt NY Battlefield Submissions Right Now!

Disrupt NY will be here in no time, and you know what that means. You should probably get started on Disrupt NY Battlefield applications. We're about to close submissions so we want you to be able to

New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics, Search, Ads

Today at Yahoo’s first mobile developer conference, the tech giant unveiled its new Yahoo Mobile Development Suite that combines Yahoo App Publishing for monetization, Search In Apps, and App Ma

Why Is Yahoo Still So Bad At The Basics?

I'm reluctant to cite what I'm about to cite. It's scathing. It's scurrilous. It's caustic criticism that seems often overblown and, in some cases, deliberately devoid of context. It's the <i>New York

Yahoo Is Doubling Down On Mobile — Again

“Mobile is doubling on every traffic metric we have,” she said. But it doesn’t mean that Yahoo’s mobile strategy is already successful. Yahoo ended 2013 with no apps in Apple&#

Marissa Mayer Explains Yahoo’s New Video Strategy

Speaking on stage at Disrupt New York, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained the strategy behind the company's new foray into producing original television content. "Can you tell me what Yahoo is?" Tec

Marissa Mayer And Michael Arrington To Talk Yahoo And Chickens At Disrupt NY

Disrupt NY 2014 is mere days away, and we’re thrilled to announce that Yahoo CEO <a target="_blank" href="">Marissa Mayer</a> will be joining Michael Ar

President Obama Will Headline DNC Fundraiser Hosted By YC’s Sam Altman And Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

This May 8th, Y Combinator’s Sam Altman and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will hold a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee headlined by President Obama. The fête will take place at Y C

Marissa Mayer Won CES

What's that old saying? Software will eat the world? That was never more evident than at CES 2014. Now that the dust has settled, the Gorkana Group has released a social insight report for the event,

Protesters Disrupt Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Fireside Chat With Salesforce’s Marc Benioff For Her Role On The Walmart Board of Directors

Protesters, targeting Walmart Board Member Marissa Mayer, disrupted a fireside chat today between her and Salesforce’s Marc Benioff at the SaaS provider’s annual conference at the Moscone

Yahoo Finally Takes Its New-Look Homepage Global, Bringing It To Seven Int’l Markets

Marissa Mayer's repainting of Yahoo's 'front door' has expanded its international reach, with the "more modern" looking homepage now being rolled out to seven global markets, six of them in Europe. Th

Marissa Mayer: Yahoo Is A Personalization Company

At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2013, Yahoo CEO <a target="_blank" href="">Marissa Mayer</a> sat down with Michael Arrington to discuss the state of Yahoo. After

Yahoo Now Gets 12k Resumes A Week, Says CEO Marissa Mayer, 14% Of Hires Are ‘Boomerangs’ Who Are Ex-Yahoos

<a target="_blank" href="">Yahoo</a> has picked up a bunch of new talent through the 20+ acqui-hires it has made since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO in 2012, but Yahoo's push to g

Yahoo Monthly Active Users Are Up 20% To 800M, Including 350M On Mobile, Says Marissa Mayer

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced today at TechCrunch Disrupt that Yahoo monthly active users are up 20% to 800 million globally, including 350 million monthly active users on mobile. Mayer said those

Amazon Wants To Build A Bio-Dome Three Blocks From An Actual, Normal Park

Amazon has reportedly submitted plans for a new futuristic headquarters in Seattle that couples a skyscraper and an accompanying tri-sphere bio-dome like structure. According to the plans, the structu
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