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Marissa Mayer

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  • 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...
  • 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 coupleĀ ...
  • Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett

    Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett
    While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market. To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign. But it's also meant a rough start to...
  • Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign

    Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign
    Gov. Jerry Brown has more than $20.7 million in campaign funds banked for his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, according to a new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown raised more than $4 million in 2014, and spent $232,000 in that time, his...
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba files for IPO in the U.S.

    Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet giant, filed Tuesday for its long-awaited initial public offering of stock in the U.S. in which it could raise as much as $15 billion. In the filing the company made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,...
  • China's Alibaba Files for $1 Billion U.S. IPO

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Tuesday filed in the U.S. for an initial public offering to raise up to $1 billion -- a figure that analysts expect will rise -- which will deliver a cash windfall to minority stakeholder Yahoo. Yahoo holds a 24%...
  • President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California

    President Obama hits fundraising circuit in California
    President Obama arrived in Los Angeles early Wednesday evening for a three-day trip to California stacked with fundraisers to help his fellow Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November. Before touching down in Los Angeles, the president...
  • President Obama's L.A. Visit: Alan Horn Fundraiser, Shoah Foundation Speech

    President Obama arrives in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a series of events, including a fundraiser for Democratic House and Senate candidates at the home of Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn, and a speech before the USC Shoah Foundation. His...
  • Marissa Mayer 'not satisfied' with Yahoo's poor second-quarter results

    Marissa Mayer 'not satisfied' with Yahoo's poor second-quarter results
    Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer didn't mince words when it came to the company's second-quarter earnings. "Our top priority is revenue growth and by that measure, we are not satisfied with our Q2 results. While several areas showed strength, their...
  • Yahoo Exec: No Plans to Acquire AOL

    Quelling rumors that Yahoo may be interested in acquiring AOL, a Yahoo executive said it does not have plans to buy the rival Internet media company. At the Fortune Brainstorm Tech 2014 conference Tuesday, Yahoo chief development officer Jackie Reses was...