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Marissa Mayer opened up the Yahoo warchest once again, and this time it was to buy the "leading social shopping site," Polyvore. Yahoo's purchasing the whole kit and caboodle from the sounds of it too with Mayer writing on her Tumblr page that it's acquiring not just the service, but the team that...

July 31st 2015 at 6:27pm 0 Comments
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Marissa Mayer's been in full-on spending mode since taking over the reins at Yahoo. As such, we're not surprised to find out that the company has made yet another acquisition: Vizify. Yahoo's new purchase, a startup based in Portland, Ore., focuses on turning social data into interactive media. Mo...

March 5th 2014 at 4:47pm 0 Comments
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The ever-changing web portal that is Yahoo under Marissa Mayer will receive its next tweak with help from Twitter. In addition to providing summarized stories, Yahoo newsfeed will soon include occasional tweets based on your interests. Folks in the US can expect to see the change in the coming day...

May 16th 2013 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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As a top executive and employee number 20 at Google, there wasn't necessarily a tremendous opportunity for growth at the Mountain View search giant. That may explain Marissa Mayer's recent decision to jump ship in favor of joining Yahoo as the company's chief executive -- a role the former Google V...

July 16th 2012 at 4:13pm 0 Comments
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Wondering how we got from there to here? It's not the most exhaustive or objective history, but Google has released a new video today that it describes as the "evolution of search in six minutes." It includes contributions from the likes of Google's Ben Gomes, Amit Singhal and Marissa Mayer, an...

November 28th 2011 at 4:14pm 0 Comments
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Care for a cup of Google data, anyone? At SXSW, the vice president of location services, Marissa Mayer, stated some interesting facts about the state of all things mobile at the Goog. Most notably, the company provides its map service to 150 million users. Just to give you an idea of how many peeps...

March 14th 2011 at 10:05am 0 Comments