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Marissa Mayer

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  • White House Correspondents Weekend: Stars to Share Spotlight With Silicon Valley

    An eclectic list of stars like Julianna Margulies, Brad Paisley, Jessica Simpson and Lupita Nyong'o and a hefty dose of "Scandal" and "House of Cards" cast members will descend on Washington this weekend for the annual White House Correspondents Assn....
  • Newfronts Analysis: Why Microsoft, Yahoo, Etc. Invaded TV's Turf

    Netflix wasn't at the Digital Content NewFronts this past week but the streaming service might as well have been there. Unmistakable was its influence on the heavyweight digital brands frontloaded into the opening week of these seemingly endless...
  • Working 9 to 5 -- what a great way to make a living

    Working 9 to 5 -- what a great way to make a living
    Over the past week I have come up with a radical solution to one of our most intractable problems at work: how to stop our jobs silting up our lives. We start the daily email orgy before we get out of bed in the morning and then pass the hours till dusk...
  • Yahoo announces two new original comedy series

    Yahoo announces two new original comedy series
    Yahoo is looking to expand its online video offerings with two new original series, the company announced Monday. The two new half-hour comedy series will come from producers Paul Feig, Mike Tollin and Bryan Gordon. And more than previous Yahoo original...
  • Cast of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' walks the Silicon Valley red carpet

    Cast of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' walks the Silicon Valley red carpet
    The actors and producers for HBO's new sitcom "Silicon Valley" visited the region they will be mocking on national television starting this week. And in a place that only rarely gets treated to such premiere entertainment events, the cast wasn't...
  • Yahoo In Talks for Comedy '34 and Pregnant' from 'Girls' Scribe Lesley Arfin (EXCLUSIVE)

    Yahoo is considering a series order for "34 and Pregnant," a comedy from Lesley Arfin, a former writer on HBO's "Girls" and MTV's "Awkward." The show is on the shortlist for Yahoo's prospective lineup of big-budget originals, according to multiple...
  • Can Yahoo Make Big TV Shows Pay?

    With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
  • Yahoo Orders Two Comedy Series from Paul Feig, Mike Tollin

    Yahoo will unveil its first-ever full-length scripted series orders at its Digital Content NewFronts presentation Monday, calling on established Hollywood veterans to deliver half-hour comedies that will bow at year-end and in 2015. Paul Feig, the...
  • 'Captain America' soars! Yahoo to try video again. RIP Mickey Rooney.

    'Captain America' soars! Yahoo to try video again. RIP Mickey Rooney.
    After the coffee. Before the NCAA Championship game. The Skinny: I saw "Rob the Mob" on Sunday. While some of the cast was enjoyable -- particularly Griffin Dunne and Ray Romano -- overall I was a little disappointed in the movie about a young coupleĀ ...
  • Yahoo investors disappointed by slowing Alibaba growth

    Yahoo investors disappointed by slowing Alibaba growth
    SAN FRANCISCO -- What would happen to Yahoo if its golden goose stopped laying golden eggs? Investors were not just disappointed in Yahoo’s fourth-quarter results Tuesday. They were also disappointed in the growth of Chinese e-commerce giant...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says ex-operations chief won't be replaced

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says ex-operations chief won't be replaced
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer called the firing of her second in command, operations chief and former Google executive Henrique De Castro, “regrettable” and said Yahoo would not replace him. Mayer made the comments...