Tumblr, which famously hates advertising and only started trying to make money after five years in existence, is in a bit of a pickle, as its $125 million in funding is running out, giving the service only a few-month window in which to raise a new round or find a sugar daddy.
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.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
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Yahoo has acquired 4 million user to-do app Astrid, which allows users to create task lists on Android and iOS phones and tablets, as well as the web. No financial details were released.
Wednesday was a fairly busy day for deals, with old-industry blue chipper GE investing big into a new platform as a service company, Yahoo Japan investing in U.S. startups, and API management company 3scale announcing new funding to grow faster.
Are we more productive in the office or out?
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.
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.
Alibaba predicts that 2013 will be the year that Chinese e-commerce surpasses U.S e-commerce, with $265 billion in sales compared to a projected $230 billion for America, and that total Chinese online sales will reach $445 billion in 2015.
Marissa Mayer is bringing the Google to Yahoo with a new, clean Yahoo homepage.
Editor's Pick Early in her career former Yahoo and Google exec Jennifer Dulski was mentored by a woman who changed her life. Today was her first day of work as the new CEO of Change.org, where she's planning to help 25 million users change the world.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here's our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
Marissa Mayer is making good on a promise to buy Yahoo's way to mobile dominance with the talent acquisition of the team behind OnTheAir.
In her first public interview as Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer channeled Vince Lombardi, the legendary former coach of the Green Bay Packers, to explain how she prioritizes her demanding life.
Editor's Pick When you're looking to scale quickly, it helps to be a high-growth company in a high-growth industry in a high-growth country.
Newly minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has purchased Stamped, a mobile recommendations-focused startup with a team of talented ex-Googlers, to help the company catch up to competitors far ahead in the all-important race for mobile mindshare.
Hot on the heels of nabbing Google’s Henrique De Castro to be its new COO, it looks like Chief Revenue Officer Michael Barrett will soon exit the company in preparation for a new CRO.