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  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer touts 800 million users, defends logo
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo has reached 800 million monthly active users, an increase of 20%, Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Wednesday. The growth is being driven by mobile usage, with 350 million monthly active users coming to Yahoo on smartphones and...
  • Twitter announces, via tweet, that it has filed for an IPO

    Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected. The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...
  • Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy

     Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy
    Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world. An overwhelming...
  • Yahoo officially welcomes Katie Couric to its team as 'global anchor'

    Is Katie Couric cutting the TV cord?¬†Yahoo officially announced Monday that Couric is joining its ranks as its “global anchor.” After more than three decades on the air as a journalist and talk show hostess, the 56-year-old will now add...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list

    Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list
    Despite having a rough year on Wall Street, Apple cracked the top 10 in the Fortune 500 list for the first time, jumping from No. 17 to No. 6. The Fortune 500, compiled by the business magazine Fortune, ranks the largest corporations in the U.S. based...
  • Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split

    Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split
    After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts. The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
  • Yahoo plans announcement Monday in N.Y., Tumblr's hometown

    Yahoo is set to hold a news conference Monday, and many believe the company might announce it is acquiring Tumblr. Rumors began swirling Friday about the possible acquisition, saying Yahoo is interested in buying Tumblr, a social network whose...
  • Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]

    Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Tumblr CEO David Karp both took to Tumblr Monday morning to confirm what we all suspected: Yahoo is buying Tumblr. Mayer's Yahoo will be paying $1.1 billion for Tumblr, most of it in cash, but the social network will continue...