...and letting go of Groupon.
Media Bistro does a quick interview with Marissa Mayer today outlining her new role at Google (GOOG) in the location space. The chief takeaway is that Mayer acknowledges Google's attempt to buy Groupon and states that Google will use its existing properties to build internally what it wanted to buy for $6 billion. Of course it could make some smaller purchases to help the cause.
On buying companies, Mayer said, "I think MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 3, 2011 4:44 PM ET
Though some love has recently been lost over the past few years, Google's brass still admire Steve Jobs
In comments made at last night's Time Person of the Year Panel, Google's VP of Location Marissa Mayer lavished praise on Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs and his role in Silicon Valley and American entrepreneurialism.
"I think if you look at what he's done for the world in terms of popularizing the personal computer, the iPod, iTunes, MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 12, 2010 1:43 PM ET
The former vice president of search product and user experience at Google has shifted focus to Location based services.
At Disrupt last month, Marisa Mayer took an interesting question from the audience:
Audience Q: I know you're happy at Google but let's assume you quit tonight and you leave what would you be interested in building, like, what industry, what would you do?
Marisa: I really love building consumer web products. And so, I MORESeth Weintraub - Oct 12, 2010 4:39 PM ET
Marissa Mayer Google VP of Search Products and User Experience and (monetization man)Ben Ling today announced a new Google Image search page.
Update: Google has a posted to its blog on the subject and a video embedded below:
Notes:Seth Weintraub - Jul 20, 2010 12:46 PM ET
Men still outnumber women in science and engineering fields. Would a science-loving "Hannah Montana" type change that?
At Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit last week I facilitated a conversation called "Making Science Cool." Specifically, we gathered to talk about making science cool for girls and young women as they contemplate areas of study and potential careers.
The discussion was led by Marissa Mayer, vice president search products and user experience for Google MOREStephanie N. Mehta, Deputy Managing Editor - Sep 24, 2009 6:00 AM ET
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