3:30 pm, March 6th | by Colette McIntyre
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s decision to ban telecommunicating sparked a national debate over work-life balance (some of it taking place on this very site), yet one Yahoo employee is going to extreme lengths — thousands of miles of length, to be exact — to fulfill Mayer’s wish of having “all hands on deck.” Jacqueline Reses, Yahoo!’s Executive Vice President of People and Development, commutes 6,000 miles a week to the office. (And here I was grumbling about how slow the N train is…)
3:30 pm, January 21st | by Colette McIntyre
In between frantic sips of your iced skinny mocha and texts to your mother asking her to please stop editing your LinkedIn page, a Google Alert pops up on your iPhone screen. There’s a new article out on Marissa Mayer, a.k.a. the CEO of Yahoo, a.k.a. your spirit animal. You look at the time and reason that the minutes you spend reading this now can be made up later; looks like “go to the bathroom” is getting pushed from your Google Calendar once again.
4:02 pm, September 28th | by Hillary Reinsberg
If there’s debate over the definitive hot spot to work in Silicon Valley, let us put this argument to rest. The answer is Facebook.
5:39 pm, May 31st | by Amy Tennery
Poor Carol Bartz. The Yahoo CEO hasn’t been able to shake rumors over the last several days that she’s getting kicked out of her post — and now the buzz seems to be heating up.
Bartz, the sharp-tongued exec, who famously took down Michael Arrington at last year’s Disrupt conference, had been the target of replacement rumors about two weeks ago, before sources ran to her defense — and Forbes — arguing that the Yahoo board is still on her side. Of course, the issue didn’t end there.
2:57 pm, April 25th | by Amy Tennery
Blogs are ablaze with speculation over just how much Yahoo has paid for IntoNow, a 12-week-old mobile app that allows you to tell your friends what you’re watching on television without actually having to tell them. Oh, the marvels of modern science.
Here’s a rundown of the estimates:
AdAge: “$20 to $30 million in cash and stock… and incentives over time.”