Guest Post Turning around a ship as big as Yahoo is going to take a long time, but new CEO Marissa Mayer is already off to a good start.
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been reportedly attempting to recruit Twitter VP Katie Jacobs Stanton to boost the company’s media products.
Can $7 billion reinvigorate Yahoo? That’s a question for new CEO Marissa Mayer, who looks to be clearing the decks in preparation for significant changes to Yahoo strategy.
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, well-known for her obsessive dedication to products like Google’s search and Gmail, isn’t wasting time on shaking up Yahoo’s complacent corporate attitude.
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has brought her first Google staffer over to Yahoo, as AllThingsD notes: Anne Espiritu, who ran consumer technology PR for Google. In other words, not a geek.
HP has lost $80 billion in value in the last two years. Yahoo has lost $42 billion, and RIM $78 billion. And before a quick rebound to $86 billion in market value, Bank of America shed a staggering $136 billion in the past six years.
Guest Post Turning Yahoo around is going to be really tough. And this really has nothing to do with new CEO Marissa Mayer and everything to do with the current state of Yahoo and how long its products have been neglected.
GamesBeat’s Dean Takahashi interviews Tencent’s David Wallerstein about its approach to games in China and its investments in Western game developers.
Editor’s Pick In the end, Google simply didn’t have room for Marissa Mayer.
Yesterday, the ambitious executive shocked the tech world by leaving Google to become Yahoo’s new CEO, a role she officially takes over starting today.
As we published news of Mayer’s move, we were bombarded with criticisms of her decision. The Internet in general lambasted the executive’s choice, claiming that Yahoo was an inferior company and Mayer was making a fool’s bargain to choose Yahoo over Google.
Marissa Mayer was one of Google’s first 20 employees, and had worked at the company since 1999. Through that time she held five different roles, and been honored as one of the most powerful women in technology … but she’s already off the Google executive team webpage.
Earnings season starts this week for tech companies, and no one is expecting outstanding second-quarter results. If the reports turn out to be weaker than expected, then tech investors might run for the hills, the San Jose Mercury News reported.