Yahoo has released its new logo. It will begin appearing on company properties tonight, according to a post on the company blog.
But we’re indulging in a little wishful thinking (it is Friday, after all) by imagining a Microsoft with an unconventional woman at the helm.
Google had a firm grasp on the top spot for a few years, making this a huge coup for Yahoo.
Remember those terrible browser toolbars? For some reason, Yahoo just released a new one of those.
Iconic tech company Yahoo has agreed to repurchase 40 million shares of stock from major stakeholder Third Point, the company announced today.
Yahoo today acquired its nineteenth startup, Beijing-based Ztelic, which analyses data from social websites.
Editor’s Pick Marissa Mayer deserves a lot of credit for boosting Yahoo’s stock and generally making Yahoo more relevant than it’s been in years.
Yahoo has decided to shut down that old-school AltaVista search engine as well as 11 other products in an effort to focus.
Yahoo’s huge $1.1 billion deal to buy popular blogging service Tumblr has now closed.
Sure, it’s Pinterest-ic and Tumblr-y. But if you love images and imagery, the new Flickr displays photos immeasurably better that the previous iteration.
If I can paraphrase a popular Alicia Keys song, this woman is on fire. Marissa Mayer is clearly moving Yahoo back into the center of the Silicon Valley tech conversation.
Editor’s Pick Some Tumblr fans want to know how Yahoo plans to avoid the fate of Flickr, Geocities, and other failed acquisitions. So we asked Marissa Mayer.
Yahoo acquired Flickr back in 2005, but the photo-sharing service suffered under persistent mismanagement. Now it looks like Yahoo is finally giving Flickr the attention it deserved back in the day.
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer held a press conference today to flesh out more details about its $1.1 billion acquisition of blog platform Tumblr, which was confirmed yesterday after days of rumors.
Yahoo’s board has reportedly approved a $1.1 billion, all-cash offer to acquire Tumblr, a rapidly-growing and very popular microblogging server.
Yahoo is holding a New York event this Monday for a mystery announcement.
If you can’t be cool, why not buy someone who is? That’s what Yahoo is looking to do with a potential investment in hot blogging service Tumblr, according to Adweek and All Things D.
For the second time in the last month, Yahoo is making some changes to its newsfeed that will presumably attempt to boost interest and improve the overall experience of reading the news.
Guest Post We live in a world where young, ambitious women will now contend with a new, and sadly pressured life question – are you “leaning in”?
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has acquired seven companies since taking the helm of the once-foundered search/media company. Each of the first six has been shut down.
Marissa Mayer just gave new mothers 16 weeks of maternity leave, and fathers 8 weeks. But you don’t have to be a parent to get in on the paid time off.
Showing that Yahoo is definitely concerned with improving its advertising business, CEO Marissa Mayer just announced two new ad units that are distinctly focused on Yahoo products and services.
Yahoo chairman Fred Amoroso has resigned from his post and will step down from the board in June, a move that should give CEO Marissa Mayer more power and a board she can trust.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just made her first big play into video.
Are we more productive in the office or out?
Yahoo updated its app today to include technology from recently acquired “summary” startup Summly.
In the early 2000′s, then-Google VP of user experience Marissa Mayer used to get mysterious emails from a complete stranger, each containing only a single number: 45, 52, 56.
Marissa Mayer explains her decision to stop people from working from home after keeping quiet for two months.
Editor’s Pick Late last year, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer told techsters her big game plan for the company: Making Yahoo accessible and relevant to a mobile-first culture. So, did she deliver?
It’s too early to declare whether iconic tech company Yahoo is in full turnaround mode, but the company first quarter 2013 earnings certainly show it’s headed in the right direction.
Elissa Murphy, Yahoo’s VP of engineering for cloud services, is the second employee in two weeks to leave Yahoo to work for Blake Irving, Yahoo’s former CPO who now heads up Go Daddy.
The good news: Mark Zuckerberg is almost universally loved by his employes. The bad news: Marissa Mayer didn’t make the cut.
In six months under Mayer, Yahoo’s stock price has jumped from $15 to $23, adding over $17 billion in market value to the still-slumbering purple giant.
Guest Post In the age of Skype, Google Docs, Dropbox and oDesk (where I work) these are pretty stunning pronouncements from one of the industry’s most progressive companies, and from Marissa Mayer, one of Silicon Valley’s most closely watched working Moms.
The latest U.S. census data says that working from home for at least one day a week grew 34 percent, and this comes just a couple of weeks after CEO Marissa Mayer famously killed Yahoo’s telecommuting policy.
Guest Post In the last three months I have had several of my female students or recent business school graduates tell me that their aspiration is to be a chief operating officer. What’s odd is that I never hear that from young male students.
Guest Post Thank goodness someone finally had the courage to stand up and say that telecommuting is officially banned.
Yahoo sent a memo to employees yesterday, letting them know that they were expected to show up at the office every day. Silicon Valley was outraged.
Flickr for iPhone has lots of new features, a sign that Marissa Mayer is serious about making Yahoo a product company again.