Tag archive for ‘Marissa Mayer’
Niva Goldberg On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Katie Couric re-ups with Yahoo! for $10 Million per year

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer paid big to hold onto its global news anchor, Katie Couric. The new contract was agreed to, but has not yet been closed. The 58-year-old journalist’s new deal contains a More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Wall Street Gives Facebook, Not Yahoo, Benefit of the Doubt

The recent moves by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer indicate the situation of their companies and how the two companies are viewed by the market, a report said. Both are sitting on More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Tumblr Founder’s Girlfriend Dishes Out Crap on Karp On His Social Media Platform

Tumblr founder David Karp and girlfriend Rachel Eakley, a pair of techie sweethearts who not long ago, purchased a $1.6 million swanky loft in Williamsburg, Brooklyn together, apparently have called More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Yahoo Takes ‘Look Ma, No Taxes’ Approach to Selling Alibaba Stake

Yahoo is getting ready to spin off its 15% stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, which is good news for shareholders, if it can avoid the heavy tax burden. Its stake is worth $40 billion, while Yahoo’s More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Google Co-Founder Eric Schmidt at Davos: the Internet Will Disappear

Eric Schmidt, one of the founders of Google along with Sergey Brin, said on a technology panel at the World Economic Form at Davos that the internet will disappear. Schmidt’s provocative remark sent More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Will Join Panel At Davos Economic Summit

Cloud computing pioneer and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is scheduled to speak on a panel at the Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to a press release. While many cloud and software as a service More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow Investigating Joys of Tantric Sex

So said a post that she made on her Goop website. This comes after it was revealed that she was rejected for a position with Yahoo News so maybe there is a connection here. The posting on Goop read, “Mention More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

4 Fast Money Picks for Tuesday: Yahoo, SLV, McDonald’s, Alibaba

The traders on CNBC’s Fast Money discussed investing ideas for Tuesday, November 4. Pete Najarian would buy Yahoo (YHOO). The stock climbed 6.1% on news that CEO Marissa Mayer is looking into certain More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Jim Cramer: Stop the Cat Calls on Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer

On CNBC’s Mad Money, Jim Cramer was indignant concerning what he saw as unfair condemnation of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Since 2012, he noted, Yahoo’s stock has tripled in value, while she More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

Stanford Dropout Start-Up Success Sam Altman Is Giving It Away

Sam Altman dropped out of Stanford to start a start-up, Loopt, which sold for $43 million. As president of Y Combinator, Altman has returned to Stanford to teach, but not to share is trade secrets only More...

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