| Jul 19, 2012
| 11:49 AM
As soon as I learned that Marissa Mayer was tapped to be Yahoo's new CEO, I, like many women I know, immediately started devouring everything I could find on the 37-year-old former Google employee.
I've interviewed many computer scientists over the...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Wednesday's front page story about Marissa Mayer, the incoming CEO of Yahoo!, was a talker of a story.
She was employee number 20 at Google, specialized in artificial intelligence at Stanford, is one of only 19 women to lead a Fortune 500 company, and at...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:12 PM
Marissa Mayer will make an annual base salary of $1 million as the new chief executive of Yahoo. Her pay package also includes bonuses, stocks and options that could be worth $129 million out the door if she stays at the Sunnyvale, Calif., company for...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Yahoo became the fourth major tech company to disclose how much government data requests it gets, following a report that alleged the tech companies are involved in a government surveillance program known as PRISM.
Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:09 PM
It didn't take long for the talk at this week's national work-life conference in Baltimore to turn to Yahoo Inc.
The Internet company's new ban on employees working from home has proved wildly unpopular with working mothers who had expected more...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Let's say the CEO of your company is retiring, but he's going to keep an office at headquarters and the services of the same secretary as the new guy.
Or how about working at a company where the boss just decided you can no longer work from...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Electronics retailer Best Buy is calling its workers back into the office, shutting down its experiment with flexible workplace hours a week after Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting at her own company.
Best Buy said...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world.
| May 6, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Despite having a rough year on Wall Street, Apple cracked the top 10 in the Fortune 500 list for the first time, jumping from No. 17 to No. 6.
The Fortune 500, compiled by the business magazine Fortune, ranks the largest corporations in the U.S. based...
| May 14, 2013
| 5:41 AM
After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts.
The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...