This week’s video roundup: Mayer, Google, hackers, and veterans

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What a week it has been, what a rare mood I’m in — why, it’s almost like being in tech!

This week, we’re giving you a quick update on the week’s biggest stories:

  • Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and even then), you’ve probably heard that Marissa Mayer left Google to be Yahoo’s new CEO. Good luck, Mariss! (Can we call you Mariss?)
  • A new study found that only 15 to 20 percent of Google web search’s above-the-fold real estate was devoted to organic search results. It’s a click war!
  • Here’s a security saga: A Russian hacker (our favorite kind) has been giving consumers a way to get in-app purchases free of charge. He’s like Robin Hood, but instead of stealing from the rich, he’s stealing from app developers, who may or may not be rich.
  • Don’t miss the launch of Vets In Tech! It’s going to bring U.S. war heroes and tech jobs a little bit closer together.

Have a great weekend, folks. Don’t drive like my brother (tune into your other favorite weekly nerd-out show while you still can).


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