Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Home ITMarissa Mayer, the former 13-year Google veteran is not only pregnant and expecting a boy on October 7, she’s the new Yahoo CEO too!
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Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: Home ITThe yahoos at Yahoo have let one of its websites be hacked by self-claimed “good” hackers intent only on “exposing” the serious security yahoo-ishness that the yahoos at Yahoo have snafu’d.
Excuse the belated chortle here but it bears noting that Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, seems to have pushed the old maxim of a “new broom sweeps clean” all the way into the darkest recesses of Yahoo. To wit, consider the note the BI found from Mayer to her staff.
We have a very exciting update to share with you today – we are announcing Yahoo! Smart Phones, Smart Fun!
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offered some brief comments about the departure of COO Henrique De Castro during today’s earnings webcast.
The company announced earlier this month that De Castro, who joined Yahoo from Google in 2012, was leaving. The move that was widely seen as a firing resulting from De Castro’s difficulties turning around the ad business.
Considering the long-standing struggles of Yahoo as a business, its board of directors battles, and Scott Thompson’s “ResumeGate”, Yahoo (and its investors) have been in sore need of some good news. When beloved Google exec Marissa Mayer took the helm as CEO back in July, finally Yahoo had a cause for optimism.
TechCrunch has obtained a secret copy of what may be a mockup for the new Yahoo home page. Yesterday, Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer shared her broad vision for the future of the Internet company with employees.
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer, who joined the company in July after more than a decade at Google, continues to staff out key positions as she’s builds her new senior management team. The latest hire is former Google colleague, Henrique de Castro, who will take the role of chief operating officer with responsibility for strategic and operational management of Yahoo’s sales, operations
Yahoo shares closed above the $38 mark today, cresting that barrier for the first time since early 2006 on the strength of a nearly 4 percent gain on the day.
Yahoo has since endured a long winter of CEO changes and lackluster direction. But the company’s shares have rallied strongly under the leadership of CEO Marissa Mayer, who took on the role in July 2012.
Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer said today that the company is nearing the end of its first “sprint” during her tenure as CEO. That sprint, she said, was focused on “getting people to believe in Yahoo” and making the company an appealing place to work.
Mayer offered a number of comparisons to illustrate that things do seem to be turning around when it comes to talent.