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Marissa Mayer

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  • Sun Valley: John Kerry Video Conference Victim of Bad Reception, Bloomberg Won't Grade De Blasio

    Even billionaires suffer from bad reception. That's the takeaway Friday after organizers at the Allen & Co. media and technology conference tried and failed to get Secretary of State John Kerry on a remote connection from Kabul, Afghanistan. America's...
  • 'Community' to Return for New Season on Yahoo

    School's not out yet, "Community" fans. On Monday, Sony Pictures Television announced that the cult comedy would be resurrected for a sixth season this fall on Yahoo. The 13 new episodes, featuring original cast members of the canceled NBC series,...
  • Yahoo reveals its workforce, too, is dominated by men

    Yahoo reveals its workforce, too, is dominated by men
    Yahoo became the latest Silicon Valley tech company to publicize its workplace diversity statistics, revealing a company that is overwhelmingly male, especially in its upper echelons. Women make up only 15% of tech workers and 37% of total employees, ...
  • Ross Levinsohn Exits Guggenheim Digital Media

    Ross Levinsohn, CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, has left the company, sources confirmed. Financial services firm Guggenheim Partners hired Levinsohn -- who briefly held the CEO post at Yahoo before Marissa Mayer came in -- in January 2013 to head GDM,...
  • Epiphany Hotel Draws Silicon Valley Crowd

    Silicon Valley's newest hotel, the Epiphany, by Joie de Vivre (proprietors of Big Sur's Ventana Inn), opened this spring in downtown Palo Alto, Calif. The property's aesthetic borrows on the entrepreneurial spirit of the surrounding area, featuring...
  • Cablevision Hires Ex-Yahoo Tech Exec David Dibble as CTO

    Cablevision Systems named David Dibble, who had until last year oversaw Yahoo's global infrastructure, as chief technology officer. Dibble, 54, will start at the Bethpage, N.Y.-based cable company in September 2014, reporting to Cablevision CEO James L....
  • Yahoo Hires Netflix Exec Mike Kail

    Yahoo has recruited Mike Kail, previously head of information-technology operations at Netflix, to be chief information officer and SVP of infrastructure. At Yahoo, Kail will lead Yahoo's IT and data-center operations, reporting to CEO Marissa Mayer....
  • Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo

    Alibaba cash could fund small spending spree at Yahoo
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will...
  • What Yahoo Should Do with Billions from Alibaba IPO: Invest in Video, Ad Tech

    Yahoo stands to reap a windfall of $8 billion or more in cash after selling part of its stake in China's Alibaba Group, which is launching the biggest U.S. initial public offering in history -- and with the bigger kitty, Yahoo should pour more money...
  • Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut

    Alibaba IPO: Stock surges 38% in market debut
    Alibaba Holding Group's initial public offering was a monster success, roaring out of the gate Friday at a 38% premium to its offer price, sucking $21.8 billion into the Chinese online powerhouse's coffers. The largest U.S. IPO ever sent thrills through...
  • GM names its first female CEO

    Mary Barra, who started at General Motors Co. as a teenager and played a key role in the automaker's post-bailout turnaround, will become the first female chief executive in the company's history. Despite the groundbreaking nature of her appointment,...