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Marissa Mayer

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  • Yahoo COO De Castro Exits After One Year

    Yahoo said chief operating officer Henrique de Castro will leave the company effective Thursday, but did not explain why he's ankling. In an 8-K filing with the SEC, the Internet media company said de Castro will receive the severance benefits as per his...
  • 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...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says ex-operations chief won't be replaced

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says ex-operations chief won't be replaced
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer called the firing of her second in command, operations chief and former Google executive Henrique De Castro, “regrettable” and said Yahoo would not replace him. Mayer made the comments...
  • Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's revenue declined for the fourth straight quarter, walloped by declining online display advertising sales. Shares fell nearly 4% to $36.77 in after-hours trading. Yahoo reported $1.2 billion in net revenue in the fourth...
  • Yahoo Is Shutting Down TV App IntoNow -- But the Second Screen Isn't Dead Yet

    In another signal that the "second screen" TV-companion app craze is ebbing, Yahoo said it is phasing out IntoNow, a three-year-old app that automatically recognized what viewers were watching and delivered synchronized content. Turns out, many people...
  • Guggenheim Digital CEO Ross Levinsohn: All Tech, No Action

    A year ago, financial services giant Guggenheim Partners trumpeted an ambitious new strategy, with visions of creating a powerhouse in the digital media and entertainment space. The firm, which claims to have more than $190 billion in assets under its...
  • 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...
  • Yahoo Video Chief Erin McPherson Is Heading to Maker Studios

    Maker Studios announced that it has hired Erin McPherson, the exec in charge of Yahoo's video strategy, as chief content officer. At Maker Studios, one of the biggest YouTube multichannel network operators, McPherson will report to exec chairman Ynon...
  • 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...