| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The latest in tech includes free apps from Apple, the death of AltaVista and more. Here are some highlights from a day in tech.
Apple gives away popular apps for free
The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant put 10 of the most popular apps in its App Store...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
While some of the country's biggest media executives decide which tennis shorts to pack, the rest of the world is left speculating about the deals they may stir up at this year's Allen & Co. conference. The annual summer camp for moguls kicks off...
| Mar 9, 2013
Marissa Mayer, the new chief yahoo at Yahoo, recently decreed that employees could no longer work from home.
The rationale behind the unpopular edict is the notion that crowding people together in boxes will lead to more thinking outside the box....
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:21 PM
File this one under "Are you kidding me?"
Internet firm Yahoo recently banned its workers from telecommuting, and suddenly we have a nationwide debate blazing over an issue that had previously appeared settled solidly in the corner of increasing...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:27 PM
It’s not just a women’s issue.
Granted, that’s how many of us are framing last month’s decision by Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo! Inc., to end telecommuting and require all employees to report to the office. It ignited a firestorm...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Despite recent moves by Yahoo Inc. and Best Buy to end work-from-home arrangements, telecommuters need not fret. Most firms have no plans to end the flexible work policies, a survey found.
A poll of 120 human resources executives by Challengers, Gray...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 2:39 PM
To get somewhere in this circular debate over women and work, we need to get three women in the same room: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Marissa Mayer and Sheryl Sandberg.
Slaughter quit her high-ranking job at the State Department to return to academia at...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Erin Callan was the face of Lehman Brothers in 2008 as it battled insolvency rumors. Fresh, pretty, smart and confidently articulate, she worked feverishly to try to talk nervous investors out of jumping ship.
But when the company imploded in 2008,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Yahoo became the fourth major tech company to disclose how much government data requests it gets, following a report that alleged the tech companies are involved in a government surveillance program known as PRISM.
Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Working to instill a more uniform design throughout its Web services, Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled a new look for its Web search engine that resembles the homepage redesign the company introduced earlier this year.
The company said the renovated Yahoo...