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  • Yahoo announces two new original comedy series

    Yahoo announces two new original comedy series
    Yahoo is looking to expand its online video offerings with two new original series, the company announced Monday. The two new half-hour comedy series will come from producers Paul Feig, Mike Tollin and Bryan Gordon. And more than previous Yahoo original...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Balancing family and work shouldn't be hazardous to your employment

    Balancing family and work shouldn't be hazardous to your employment
    Lately we’ve learned from some very powerful companies that trying to balance family and work can be hazardous to your employment. This month, AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong incited a firestorm when he blamed rising healthcare costs for...
  • Twitter will take tweeted questions on earnings call #TWTRearnings

    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...
  • Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett

    Five questions with Millennial Media CEO Michael Barrett
    While Millennial Media pioneered mobile advertising, it now competes with online household names Google and Facebook, which dominate the $18 billion market. To Millennial CEO Michael Barrett, that's a good sign. But it's also meant a rough start to...
  • Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign

    Gov. Brown banks $20.7 million for relection campaign
    Gov. Jerry Brown has more than $20.7 million in campaign funds banked for his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, according to a new campaign reports filed with the state. Brown raised more than $4 million in 2014, and spent $232,000 in that time, his...
  • Yahoo fourth-quarter revenue declines, shares fall 4%

    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 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 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...