Yahoo spends a cool billion on cool

May 20, 2013
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Yahoo, tumblr, acquisition, Mergers and Acquisitions

The steps to making Tumblr a moneymaker

May 20, 2013
How does Yahoo plan to sell ads to turn Tumblr into a profitable acquisition?
Posted In: Yahoo, Yahoo!, tumblr, Mergers and Acquisitions

Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion to get hip

May 20, 2013
Yahoo buys Tumblr in an effort to reach a younger audience.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, Marissa Mayer

Yahoo plus tumblr equals...Yumblr?

May 20, 2013
Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition is a big part the mission for new CEO Marissa Mayer -- a mission to make the aging Internet company cool again.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, Tech, Marissa Mayer

Has Marissa Mayer's acquire-to-hire strategy for Yahoo paid off?

Apr 16, 2013
Since becoming Yahoo CEO last summer, Marissa Mayer has embarked on a takeover strategy: Buy companies to get their talent. As Yahoo reports earnings, we find out if it worked.
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, acquisition

Yahoo acquires Summly, which was created by a 15-year-old

Mar 25, 2013
Yahoo spent $30 million today to buy a news-aggregating app called Summly, which was created by Nick D'Aloisio when he was 15 years old.
Posted In: Summly, Yahoo, Nick D'Aloisio

The case for working from home: Commentary

Mar 7, 2013
Writer and artist Tim Sniffen explains why Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on working from home simply won't work for him.
Posted In: humor, Yahoo, Marissa Mayer

Groupon: Not even the founder and CEO's job is safe

Mar 1, 2013
Groupon's board of directors fired company's founder and CEO, Andrew Mason, yesterday. But Mason is not the first founder and CEO to get the axe.
Posted In: groupon, ceo, Retail, apple, Yahoo

What's the big deal? Working from home stinks

Feb 27, 2013
What do you think? Is working from home a dream, or a daymare?
Posted In: Yahoo, Yahoo!, Marissa Mayer

Will Yahoo inspire your boss to ban telecommuting?

Feb 26, 2013
Maybe, but companies must weigh several factors before reversing the trend toward letting some employees work from home.
Posted In: Yahoo, Melissa Mayer, telecommuting