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Marissa Mayer

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  • 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...
  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...
  • Jennifer Lawrence and 'The Hunger Games' Cast Premiere 'Catching Fire' in London

    "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" world preemed in London's Leicester Square where the wet, chilly November weather did nothing to dampen the enthusiastic response of the SRO celeb crowd or the hundreds of screaming femme fans who waited for several hours...
  • Film Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

    "The Hunger Games" featured kids killing kids for sport. Its sequel, the far superior "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," rewrites the rules, which not only makes for a more exciting death match, but also yields a rich sociopolitical critique in the...
  • The Marissa Mayer Show Needs a Rewrite

    Now that she's been booked for a keynote address the Consumer Electronics Show in January, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer should look to it as an opportunity to present a different side to her than what she's shown the public lately. Take last week, when...
  • Endemol to Invest $40 Mil to Build Out Premium Online Video Network

    Endemol, the TV production company whose properties include "Big Brother," said it will spend up to 30 million euros ($40 million U.S.) in Endemol Beyond, a venture to produce digital video spanning multiple genres in markets worldwide. Endemol Beyond...
  • Apple TV Gets 'SNL' Clips and More with Yahoo and PBS Channels

    Apple TV has added channels for Yahoo and PBS, bringing full episodes of some PBS shows as well as short-form videos from Yahoo's collection of "Saturday Night Live" clips, Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and other programming to the...
  • Katie Couric's Bad Bet: Leaving ABC News for Yahoo

    After stints at CNN, NBC, CBS and ABC, maybe Katie Couric is going to Yahoo because there is simply nowhere else to go. While reports Friday suggesting Couric is exiting her ABC News deal a year early to move to Yahoo shouldn't be surprising...
  • Katie Couric Joins Yahoo as Global Anchor, to Host Interview Series

    Katie Couric is shifting focus to even smaller screens: Yahoo officially announced her hire as "global anchor," making the Internet the primary platform for the talkshow host and journalist after 34 years on TV. Couric, 56, will help develop Yahoo News'...
  • Howard Dean endorses Silicon Valley congressman in intraparty fight

    Former Democratic Party leader Howard Dean and the progressive group he founded endorsed Rep. Michael M. Honda's reelection bid Tuesday, their first foray into a 2014 congressional contest. Honda is a seven-term incumbent who represents the Silicon...
  • Yahoo Needs a Media Boss Before It's Too Late

    Imagine an NFL team without a head coach -- and the front office calling all the plays on the field. That's the current game plan at Yahoo. CEO Marissa Mayer, lacking lieutenants to develop the company's media strategy, has been personally wooing big-...