Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Jul 17, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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Yahoo has a new CEO. The hiring of Google executive Marissa Mayer is a bit of a coup for Yahoo, which was everyone's favorite gateway to the web in 1996, but has stumbled a bit in recent years. You may not know Mayer's name, but you know her work at Google. Plus, the new version of Microsoft Office is designed to work on PCs and tablets like the upcoming Surface. That means touchscreen compatibility.

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Yahoo scores a coup and lands a top Googler

Jul 17, 2012
And goodbye to installed software: Microsoft Office is becoming a service.

Yahoo has a new CEO. The hiring of Google executive Marissa Mayer is a bit of a coup for Yahoo, which was everyone’s favorite gateway to the web in 1996, but has stumbled a bit in recent years. You may not know Mayer’s name, but you know her work at Google. Plus, the new version of Microsoft Office is designed to work on PCs and tablets like the upcoming Surface. That means touchscreen compatibility.

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