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Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series
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Taking a page from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Yahoo is reportedly entering the content production arena.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

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We've all been told we need at least eight hours of sleep. But are some of us not 'built that way?' Or are we just fooling ourselves?
April 4, 2014 in Lifestyle
Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

Square Market Now Takes Bitcoin Payments

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Paying for cool indie gadgets and gear and artisanal food with the world's first digital cash just got easier. Well, sort of.
April 1, 2014 in Technology
4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

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A closer look at the outspoken NSA critic that Yahoo trusts to keep cybercrime out of its business and the business of its millions of users.
March 11, 2014 in Business News
Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

Yahoo Picks Up Social Diary Startup for a Reported $10 Million

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The team at Wander, which launched its social journaling app just last May, will become part of Yahoo's mobile and emerging products division.
February 12, 2014 in News and Trends
At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

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Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has given the boot to her second in command, Henrique de Castro, just a little over a year after pilfering the exec from rival Google.
January 16, 2014 in Leadership
Report: Hot CEOs Bolster Stock Values, Earn Better Salaries

Report: Hot CEOs Bolster Stock Values, Earn Better Salaries

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A new study claims that attractive CEOs are more likely to garner higher stock returns, negotiate more lucratively and take home bigger paychecks.
January 7, 2014 in Leadership
Wearable Tech, Marissa Mayer, Entrepreneurs and Innovation: A CES 2014 Preview

Wearable Tech, Marissa Mayer, Entrepreneurs and Innovation: A CES 2014 Preview

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A bird's eye view of what's set to take place at the big tech event in Las Vegas next week.
January 2, 2014 in Office Tech
Will Katie Couric Provide More Firepower in Yahoo's Fight for Ad Dollars?

Will Katie Couric Provide More Firepower in Yahoo's Fight for Ad Dollars?

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The internet media company is investing in journalists even as its core ad revenues continue to erode.
November 25, 2013 in Advertising
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

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Bitcoin launches ATMS, quantifying innovation, Marissa Mayer's no telecommuting policy gets vindicated, Latinas take over, marketers can’t decide if Facebook ads work, Steve Blank gets fired. This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits for entrepreneurs.
November 1, 2013 in News and Trends
Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home

Say What? Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Buys a Funeral Home

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The young Yahoo CEO has purchased the property that houses Palo Alto's oldest funeral parlor, according to reports.
October 30, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: The Sexiest CEOs in the World

The Sexiest CEOs in the World

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer may have recently posed in Vogue, but she's not the only CEO to have that special blend of success, ambition and looks.
October 4, 2013 in Lifestyle
Marissa Mayer, Traitor?

Marissa Mayer, Traitor?

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Recent comments from Yahoo's CEO suggest U.S. technology companies can be charged with the high crime of treason if they meddle in the government's attempt to collect private data on citizens.
September 12, 2013 in News and Trends
Yahoo's New Logo: Great New Look or Another Boring Design?

Yahoo's New Logo: Great New Look or Another Boring Design?

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Let us know what you think of the tech company's new logo design.
September 5, 2013 in Branding
Yahoo Beats Google in Monthly Traffic for First Time Since 2011

Yahoo Beats Google in Monthly Traffic for First Time Since 2011

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Yahoo beat archrival Google in traffic in July even without having Tumblr traffic added to its tally, according to comScore.
August 22, 2013 in News and Trends
Should Marissa Mayer Have Posed in Vogue?

Should Marissa Mayer Have Posed in Vogue?

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Being an 'it girl' for tech may help Yahoo change its dated image, but it's causing a lot of controversy.
August 21, 2013 in Marketing
Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

Yahoo Overpays Tumblr's David Karp By Another $81 Million

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After paying $250 million to Tumblr's founder, Marissa Mayer has decided to waste another $81 million to get him to stick around.
August 12, 2013 in Financing
Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

Yahoo Acquires Lexity, An Ecommerce Service for Small Businesses

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Founded by a former Yahoo search and advertising executive, the startup is Marissa Mayer's 19th purchase for the tech giant.
July 31, 2013 in News and Trends
Photos: Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

Finding The Logic Behind Marissa Mayer's Monster Acquisition Spree

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There might be a pattern in Mayer's otherwise scattershot approach to rebuilding Yahoo.
July 29, 2013 in News and Trends
Marissa Mayer's Smartest and Dumbest Moves at Yahoo

Marissa Mayer's Smartest and Dumbest Moves at Yahoo

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After one year on the job, here's a look back at what the CEO did right and should have done differently.
July 16, 2013 in News and Trends
First Tumblr, Now Hulu, Oh My! What's Driving Yahoo's Startup Appetite

First Tumblr, Now Hulu, Oh My! What's Driving Yahoo's Startup Appetite

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With a string of recent acquisitions and a bid for more, CEO Marissa Mayer is turning Yahoo into a diversified media company.
May 28, 2013 in News and Trends
In the Latest Move to Revamp Yahoo's Culture, Marissa Mayer Expands Parental Leave

In the Latest Move to Revamp Yahoo's Culture, Marissa Mayer Expands Parental Leave

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With her policies under scrutiny, the Yahoo CEO follows her ban on telecommuting with new perks for new parents.
May 1, 2013 in Human Resources
4 Reasons Telecommuting Can Be Bad for Business

4 Reasons Telecommuting Can Be Bad for Business

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer stirred controversy this week by requiring employees report to the office, but not everyone thinks it's a bad idea.
February 26, 2013 in Managing Employees
Photos: Silicon Valley's Best Dressed

Silicon Valley's Best Dressed

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Forget hoodies and jeans, these eight women prove that you can be a business leader in Silicon Valley and still be stylish.
September 6, 2012 in Lifestyle

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