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Marissa Mayer

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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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 couple ...
  • 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...
  • The future of women in tech [Commentary]

    The future of women in tech [Commentary]
    This article has been updated to reflect the correct field for visual arts professor Eric Smallwood.  Thirty years ago, U.S. colleges and universities awarded 37 percent of computer science bachelor's degrees to women. Today, when that number should...
  • Top 10 tech fails of 2013 [Photos]

    Top 10 tech fails of 2013 [Photos]
    In the world of tech, failure is almost a badge of honor. It shows others in the industry that you've been through tough times but have learned from mistakes and are now primed for success. Perhaps that's true, but it doesn't make failure any more...
  • Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood

    Childless writers address choice to forgo parenthood
    Writer and director Henriette Mantel was at a reading for fellow comics when a familiar theme took root. "They were all reading these essays about their kids," says Mantel, who doesn't have children. "Everyone was laughing, 'Ha ha! I know!' and I turned...