NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue attends the 2013 Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2013 in New York City.
Yahoo buys Tumblr as board approves deal, report says
in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying on Sunday.Such an acquisition would be Marissa Mayer s largest deal since taking the helm of the once-iconic Internet company in July 2012. Yahoo is keen on fast-growing Tumblr Read more »
Silicon Valley firms add perks to keep workers at work
more exciting new campus.More than ever before, Silicon Valley firms want their workers at work. Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer recently went so far as to ban working from home, and many companies offer prodigious incentives to come in to the office, Read more »
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Is Yahoo! Set to Take a Tumble?
little denying the fact that relatively new Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer means business. Since taking the helm just 10 months ago, she's already led Yahoo! to 10 acquisitions, has eliminated off-site work in an effort to improve productivity, and unlocked value 6:19 PM from WalletPop Read more »
Yahoo: To Buy Or Not To Buy
story, Yahoo (YHOO) has been making a huge push to replace Google as the new search engine of the future. Since the new CEO Marissa Mayer took over last summer, the stock has risen about 70%. But before we hand Mayer the "CEO of the year" award, it is important 5:07 PM from Seeking Alpha Read more »
Implications Of The Yahoo - Tumblr Deal
for $1.1bn: a sum that equates to a fifth of Yahoo!'s cash. Yahoo! hopes to profit from Tumblr without ruining it. CEO Marissa Mayer planned to start making money from Tumblr by inserting its "stream ads" into its dashboard. The $1.1bn dollar acquisition was 10:57 AM from Seeking Alpha Read more »
Apple iOS 7 reportedly coming with Flickr, Vimeo Integration
This service extends to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch system users. Apple has distanced itself from Google and sided with Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo. According to 9to5Mac, this is one of the main reasons for opting for Flickr. Meanwhile, both YouTube and Google Maps 10:24 AM from I4U News Read more »
Marissa Mayer led Yahoo! has been talking strategic takeovers for some months now. Now in one of its biggest acquisitions, Yahoo! has taken over popular blogging website Tumblr in a U.S. dollar 1.1 billion deal. In the official press statement on the acquisition, from The Hindu Read more »