5:30 pm, October 25th | by Colette McIntyre
To get you in the Halloween spirit, today’s Video of the Day is this bonus clip from the web series Ghost Ghirls (“The best thing on Yahoo!” — Us) in which Jack Black, Val Kilmer (yup), and Dave Grohl jam out as the fictional ’70s Southern country rock band, Sweetriver and the Huckleberry Dogs.
11:39 am, September 12th | by Colette McIntyre
Ghost Ghirls is part of the new crop of web comedies that Yahoo! picked up in an effort to rebrand its video site, “Yahoo! Shine”, and it is by far the best one
2:07 pm, June 26th | by Grace Rasmus
“I have 2,000 Yahoo shares, I’m Greek, I’m a dirty old man and you look attractive.”
2:35 pm, May 21st | by Sarah Devlin
Yahoo! has acquired Tumblr, for better or for worse. Let us take you through the five stages of…grief? Confusion? Ennui? We don’t know how to feel, either.
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.
2:30 pm, September 24th | by Amy Tennery
Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang urged employees in a (leaked) memo yesterday not to “be distracted by rumors and speculation.” Unfortunately for him, he seems to have launched a whole new batch of gossip in the process.
6:12 pm, September 15th | by Hillary Reinsberg
“Yahoo!” screamed the folks at Yahoo. Let’s be clear: Yahoo needs some help. They might finally be getting it.
After Yahoo fired its CEO, it hired big banks to help figure out how to proceed. Well, here’s one way they might proceed: getting bought out by a top private equity shop. Some big names are interested. And then…replacing their board of directors. Would it be a good idea?
5:22 pm, September 11th | by Hillary Reinsberg
It might be more appropriate to say she was kicked off. Last week, Carol Bartz said that even though she was fired as CEO, she’d be staying on Yahoo’s board of directors. The board of directors saw it differently. In any case, she’s out.