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Marissa Mayer

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  • 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...
  • 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 COO who clashed with Marissa Mayer is on his way out

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro will be leaving Thursday, the company said in a filing Wednesday. The company did not give a reason for his abrupt departure in the regulatory filing and a Yahoo spokeswoman declined...
  • Does Starbucks' mobile app do enough to protect user information?

    Does Starbucks' mobile app do enough to protect user information?
    Starbucks has come under fire in the tech world this week for the security measures -- or lack thereof -- that it uses to protect user information stored within its mobile payment app. Security researcher Daniel Wood published a report Monday that...
  • 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...
  • Forget one-size-fits-all solution to work-family balancing act

    This is a column I long resisted writing. Resisted when a high level State Department official left her job and wrote a controversial piece for The Atlantic magazine headlined, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." Resisted when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer...
  • 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...
  • Twitter will take tweeted questions on earnings call #TWTRearnings

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Got a burning question for Twitter as it reports its first earnings as a publicly traded company? Twitter says it will field some tweeted questions during its conference call with analysts on Wednesday. Anyone can ask Twitter's...