Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is sticking to her message that services are No. 1, and she's confident that the company can capitalize on the shift to mobile.
FORTUNE -- It's hard to blame Marissa Mayer for speaking in platitudes and vagaries, though she's now seven months into her reign as Yahoo's CEO. With apparently successful revamps of both email and the Flickr photo service already under her belt, she's now focused on strategies MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Feb 13, 2013 8:48 AM ET
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Yahoo shares reach 18-month high as investors warm to new CEO [REUTERS]
"Money managers are staring to want to own this name again," said Colin Gillis, an analyst with BGC Partners.
"For the amount of traffic they have, and the assets they have, they should be able to squeeze some value out of that," Gillis said, referring to Yahoo. MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Nov 20, 2012 6:30 AM ET
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Can Marissa Mayer really have it all? [NEW YORK MAGAZINE]
Mayer was bruised in that reshuffling. For about a dozen years she had presided over "search"—which is to say everything the user saw, felt, and experienced when navigating Google—but now she was shunted away from that core business and put in charge of "local"—maps, restaurant recommendations, and the MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 9, 2012 1:41 PM ET
The iPhone 5 reviewed; Yahoo giving shareholders $3.65 billion.
iPhone 5 review: Finally, the iPhone we've always wanted [CNET]
Well, guess what? Now it has 4G LTE and...well, maybe not a giant screen, but a larger screen. That's not all, though: the already great camera's been subtly improved, speakerphone and noise-canceling quality has been tweaked, and -- as always -- iOS 6 brings a host of other improvements, including baked-in turn-by-turn navigation, MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 19, 2012 5:30 AM ET
* Pulse, the mobile news reader co-founded by grad students Aksay Kothari and Ankit Gupta, is coming to the desktop. Earlier this morning, the startup launched an HTML5-based version of their reader geared for larger screens. "People who have been using Pulse on their mobile devices have been like, why I can't use it on my computer?" Kothari told Fortune. Pulse now reports over 15 million users, with 250 million-plus stories read through MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Aug 9, 2012 1:49 PM ET
Why companies are offering employees unlimited vacation; Scott Thompson opens up on life post-Yahoo.
The story of Steve Jobs: An inspiration or a cautionary tale? [WIRED]
Join or get out of the way—it's a phrase that sums up what Jobs' life has taught his admirers today. Andrew Hargadon, a professor at UC Davis and author of How Breakthroughs Happen: The Surprising Truth About How Companies Innovate, points out that Jobs' brashness has helped inspire MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 24, 2012 4:00 AM ET
Amazon may be prepping fix or six new tablet models; one week into Marissa Mayer's new Yahoo stint.
Question for a C.E.O.: What is Yahoo? [THE NEW YORK TIMES]
I'm going to take a whack at it and say that Yahoo is a media company, mostly by accident (more on that in a bit). Yes, its headquarters in Silicon Valley are filled with technologists and have the familiar trappings of a digital MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 23, 2012 12:40 PM ET
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Yahoo CEO Mayer to get close to $60 million in compensation [ALLTHINGSD]
Yahoo revealed in a regulatory filing that it could be paying its new CEO Marissa Mayer a total of close to $60 million to turn the company around. The mega-sum includes salary, equity grants, stock options, a make-whole payment for the Google MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 20, 2012 12:27 PM ET
Also: Why Marissa Mayer may be the ideal CEO for Yahoo.
How to win the tech talent war [FORTUNE]
Want to hire good engineers? The top talent is going to cost you -- it's not unusual right now for recruiters to offer senior engineers a base salary of $210,000 to $240,000, says Andreessen Horowitz's Technical Talent Partner Shannon Callahan. And that's before the perks.
The ultimate Googler is Yahoo's ideal CEO [WIRED]
Google's employee MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jul 18, 2012 8:29 AM ET
Few women have joined or founded startups and gained the kind of experience that enables their careers to explode like Marissa Mayer's. Here are specific recommendations on accelerating the pace of women in high-tech.
By Jack Hidary and Cindy Padnos
The announcement Monday that Yahoo (YHOO) selected Marissa Mayer as its new chief is a great signal for Silicon Valley. Marissa joined Google (GOOG) as its 20th employee back in 1999 MOREJul 17, 2012 9:55 AM ET
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