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Mysterious Marissa Mayer: 5 Things You Might Not Know About the Yahoo CEO
Marissa Mayer

Mysterious Marissa Mayer: 5 Things You Might Not Know About the Yahoo CEO

Her cupcake obsession actually reveals a lot about how Mayer approaches the world.
Laura Entis
Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.

The recurring rumors, floated again today by Techcrunch, could mark a bid by Yahoo to ramp up its mobile prowess.
Geoff Weiss
The 5 Richest Women in Tech
Technology

The 5 Richest Women in Tech

Check out which women are making major bank in the tech sector.
Kate Taylor
Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.
Acquisitions

Microsoft Is Buying Startups People Love. Yahoo? Not So Much.

Satya Nadella's recent acquisition strategy-Accompli, now Sunrise-takes a different tack than the one practiced by Marissa Mayer.
Erin Griffith
Under Pressure: 7 CEOs With Huge Hurdles to Overcome This Year
Leadership

Under Pressure: 7 CEOs With Huge Hurdles to Overcome This Year

From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to Uber's Travis Kalanick, these top execs have their work cut out for them in 2015.
Claire Zillman
Marissa Mayer 'Balked' at Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow for Yahoo Food Because She Didn't Graduate From College
Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer 'Balked' at Hiring Gwyneth Paltrow for Yahoo Food Because She Didn't Graduate From College

In developing Yahoo's myriad tech products, Mayer obsessively references data and metrics. In honing the company's media strategies, however, she prefers to go with her gut.
Geoff Weiss
11 Ways Top Execs Like Marissa Mayer and Jeff Bezos Run Meetings Effectively
Business Meetings

11 Ways Top Execs Like Marissa Mayer and Jeff Bezos Run Meetings Effectively

Meetings fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas, un-articulated ground rules, and other structural mistakes. Here's how some of the world's top execs manage their meetings.
Drake Baer
What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll
Yahoo

What Industry Insiders Think of Marissa Mayer's $640 Million Deal for BrightRoll

BrightRoll is a good company, but Yahoo could buy its competition for less money.
Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue
Mergers and Acquisitions

Some Unhappy Yahoo Investors Are Asking AOL for a Rescue

Should a combined Yahoo and AOL be led by Tim Armstrong?
How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way
Acquisitions

How Yahoo Can Buy the Best Startups, Without Google Getting in the Way

Yahoo can beat out its largest rivals for hot startups, but only if it gives Marissa Mayer more freedom.
How Yahoo Plans to Make Tumblr Into a Video Giant
Video

How Yahoo Plans to Make Tumblr Into a Video Giant

Video posts are now growing twice as fast as photo posts on Tumblr. On Thursday, the company revamps its product to be more video-centric.
Erin Griffith
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Sidesteps Activist Investor Attacks
Investors

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Sidesteps Activist Investor Attacks

Mayer is trying to steer investor focus away from the tech company's stagnant revenue and toward achievements and growth prospects that have been flying below the radar.
Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts
Cost Cutting

Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts

CEO Marissa Mayer will also give details of how the company is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.
The Transformative Leadership Styles of 3 Top Female CEOs
Top Business Leaders

The Transformative Leadership Styles of 3 Top Female CEOs

For the first time, women have taken the reins of some of the world's largest corporations. The challenges they face are anything but new.
Tor Constantino