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Marissa Mayer

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  • 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-...
  • GM names Mary Barra chief executive; Dan Akerson to retire

    General Motors Co. named its first female chief executive Tuesday, elevating Mary Barra, a former intern who over three decades rose to head the automaker’s global product development, to its top position. Barra, 51, joins a handful of women,...
  • Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion

    Sudden illness sped up GM's executive shuffle, Barra's CEO promotion
    The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker. GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January.  Barra, 51, heads the...
  • 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,...
  • Yahoo Mail fail casts shadow over efforts to turn firm around

    SAN FRANCISCO — Even for Yahoo Inc., a company with a lengthy track record of failure, this was an epic fail. For five days this week an untold number of its 100 million users couldn't send or receive email, prompting many longtime, loyal users to...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...
  • 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...
  • Working 9 to 5 -- what a great way to make a living

    Working 9 to 5 -- what a great way to make a living
    Over the past week I have come up with a radical solution to one of our most intractable problems at work: how to stop our jobs silting up our lives. We start the daily email orgy before we get out of bed in the morning and then pass the hours till dusk...