Marissa Mayer

  • Yahoo buys Vizify 'to bring a more visual approach to data' 06-03-2014 06:36 AM

    New Delhi: Vizify, a startup that specialises in creating interactive infographics and videos of users' social media data has been acquired by Yahoo. The details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Vizify's services will be shut down following the acquisition. "As part of our transition to Yahoo, we will no...
  • Yahoo to stop users logging into its services with Facebook, Google accounts 05-03-2014 10:02 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo will stop letting consumers access its various online services, including Fantasy Sports and photo-sharing site Flickr, by signing-in with their Facebook or Google credentials. The change, which will be rolled out gradually according to a Yahoo spokeswoman, will require users to register for a Yahoo ID in...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's net worth estimated at $310 million 30-01-2014 11:56 AM

    New York: The net worth of struggling Internet giant Yahoo Inc's CEO Marissa Mayer is estimated to be $310 million, according to Wealth-X, a global wealth intelligence and prospecting company. Mayer's net worth is estimated to be $310 million, based on the most recent publicly available disclosure of her shares...
  • Yahoo COO de Castro leaving; no replacement named, no reason given 16-01-2014 06:34 AM

    Yahoo says Chief Operating Officer Henrique de Castro is leaving the company, effective Thursday. In a Wednesday filing, the Internet company did not name a replacement or give a reason for de Castro's departure. He was named Yahoo's COO in October 2012, three months after Marissa Mayer came on as...
  • CES 2014: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer unveils Google Now competitor 08-01-2014 06:29 AM

    CES 2014: All that's on at the trendiest tech show Las Vegas/San Francisco: Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer unveiled a handful of new products, including a competitor to Google's predictive search technology for smartphones, in a debut appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show that drew a big crowd. The former...
  • Yahoo email gets Gmail-like conversation view, themes, also 1TB storage 09-10-2013 06:32 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo's free email service is becoming a bit more like Google's Gmail as part of its second makeover in less than a year. The similarities to Gmail probably aren't coincidental. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer helped design some of Gmail's features while she was a top executive at Google....
  • Yahoo's stock tops $30 for 1st time since February 2008 13-09-2013 11:59 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo's stock is close to doing what many thought would be impossible: eclipsing the price that Microsoft offered to buy the Internet company for in 2008. The stock crossed a symbolically important milestone Thursday when it topped $30 for the first time since February 2008, when Yahoo co-founder...
  • Yahoo CEO says company now has 800 million users 12-09-2013 10:28 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says the Internet company now has about 800 million worldwide users, a 20 per cent increase since she was lured away from Google 15 months ago to steer a turnaround. The gain disclosed Wednesday at a technology conference in San Francisco is the latest...
  • Yahoo unveils its new logo after a 30-day countdown 05-09-2013 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: Ever since Marissa Mayer took over reins at Yahoo there have been a constant string of changes at the Internet giant and the latest is a new logo for the company. What hasn't changed in the new Yahoo logo is the colour purple and the iconic exclamation mark....
  • Yahoo appoints chairman as Mayer's turnaround effort continues 17-08-2013 05:22 PM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc said it appointed veteran technology executive and Silicon Valley investor Maynard Webb as chairman, replacing Fred Amoroso at the company, which is struggling to jumpstart its advertising business. Webb, who has served as interim chairman since April and is a former eBay Inc chief operating officer,...
  • Yahoo trims 2013 sales outlook as CEO Mayer's effort falters 17-07-2013 12:00 PM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc trimmed its outlook for 2013 revenue after revealing a sharp 12 per cent slide in ad prices in the second quarter, signs that CEO Marissa Mayer's attempts to revive the struggling Internet giant may not produce quick results. The company is now forecasting revenue of $4.45...
  • Meet Tumblr founder David Karp: The 26-year-old technology wunderkind 21-05-2013 06:27 AM

    New York: As a teenager, Tumblr CEO David Karp would canvass the streets of New York City's Upper West Side, offering to build websites for local businesses. After his freshman year of high school, the precocious, computer-savvy kid decided to drop out altogether to devote more time to his passion...
  • Yahoo's board approves $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition 20-05-2013 06:55 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo's board has approved a deal to buy blogging and social networking site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying on Sunday. Such an acquisition would be Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking the helm of the...
  • Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $ 1.1 billion: Report 19-05-2013 11:50 PM

    New York: Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company's website and mobile applications. The Sunnyvale, Calif, company's board of directors will meet on Sunday evening...
  • Yahoo schedules event for May 20, to unveil 'something special' 18-05-2013 11:10 AM

    New York: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" on Monday in New York as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company. The Sunnyvale, California, company gave no further details Friday other than that Mayer will be discussing a product. Reporters are...
  • Yahoo launches iOS weather app, email apps for iPad, Android tablets 19-04-2013 06:51 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablet computers. The mobile push being orchestrated by CEO Marissa Mayer has hatched Yahoo's first email...
  • Yahoo unveils website revamp 20-02-2013 07:35 PM

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  • Yahoo CEO's comeback plan homes in on technology 22-10-2012 11:17 AM

    San Francisco: Marissa Mayer, who earned a reputation for decisive action and intensity during her 13-year stint at Google Inc, has spent her first months as Yahoo Inc CEO quietly moving the Internet pioneer back to its roots in technology. Long torn between whether it should focus on media content...
  • Man accused of threatening Google's Marissa Mayer on Twitter 07-09-2011 01:32 PM

    San Francisco: A federal grand jury in San Francisco has charged a San Antonio man with harassing a high-ranking Google executive with more than 20,000 Twitter posts, some of which were threatening. According to court records, Gregory Calvin King was arrested in Texas last month and transported to San Francisco...