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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gets a Million-Dollar Bonus After Six Months on the Job

According to a regulatory filing by Yahoo, its CEO Marissa Mayer got a $1.12 million bonus, as part of a compensation package she got when she came to the Silicon Valley Internet giant. It was based on serving a half of a year. But, as has been previously reported, Mayer has ...

Alibaba Group Names Lu as CEO to Replace Ma

Alibaba Group said it had selected Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi to replace its co-founder and CEO Jack Ma, starting on May 10. Ma, who is only 48 years old, will remain executive chairman, and will be involved in the Chinese Internet e-commerce giant’s business strategy and management development. Alibaba has seen ...

What Could Apple Buy With Its $137 Billion? About 18 Homes Each for Every Yahoo to Not Work At, and More!

Last week, the fight between Apple and pugnacious hedge fund investor David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital went all flat when he withdrew a lawsuit after the company yanked a proxy proposal that would have allowed shareholders to vote on eliminating preferred stock from the company charter. But the real issue at ...

Loose Lips: Yahoo M&A Head Told Employees Company Looking at Two “Significant” and a Half-Dozen Small Buys

Lost in the sauce of the national work-from-home debate of last week that engulfed all things Yahoo, was a fascinating tidbit that several employees passed on to me from a recent Friday FYI meeting at its Silicon Valley HQ. At the gathering, CEO Marissa Mayer talked briefly about the new telecommuting ...

What Could Apple Buy With Its $137 Billion? About 18 Homes Each for Every Yahoo to Not Work At, and More!

Last week, the fight between Apple and pugnacious hedge fund investor David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital went all flat when he withdrew a lawsuit after the company yanked a proxy proposal that would have allowed shareholders to vote on eliminating preferred stock from the company charter. But the real issue at ...

What Could Apple Buy With Its $137 Billion? About 18 Homes Each for Every Yahoo to Not Work At, and More!

Last week, the fight between Apple and pugnacious hedge fund investor David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital went all flat when he withdrew a lawsuit after the company yanked a proxy proposal that would have allowed shareholders to vote on eliminating preferred stock from the company charter. But the real issue at ...

Small Business Web Ad Dollars: Still Way Too Small

Hey, Google! And Yahoo, and Yelp, and Twitter and Facebook and every other Web company that says it wants to sell ads to mom-and-pop shops: Try harder. So says Boston Consulting Group, out with a new report that shows only 3 percent of small-business ad dollars going online. The numbers come from ...

Who’s About to Acquire News Reading App Pulse? Try an Unlikely New Content Powerhouse: LinkedIn.

According to several sources close to the situation, the nifty news reading app Pulse is in advanced talks to be acquired by a major “platform” company. I’ve been trying to track down who among many suitors who have looked at acquiring the mobile-focused startup that allows a user to read content ...

Wanted: Yahoo on the Lookout for New Ross Levinsohn, Oops, Americas Head

New Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has been racking up the frequent flyers miles trying to land someone who can take on a big chunk of his job, as SVP of Americas — in charge of sales, sales development, media, business development and strategy in the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s ...

Facebook Is the Google of Mobile

“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill — the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill — you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep ...