Marissa Mayer News
Yahoo Announces Details of Planned Merger With Verizon
Yahoo said it will rename itself Altaba and Chief Executive Marissa Mayer will step down from the company's board of directors if the Verizon deal is completed.
Senators Demand Timeline of Yahoo's Handling of Massive Data Breach
In a letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer today, six Democratic senators have asked the tech company to provide further details of a massive data breach the company revealed last week, including when exactly the company became aware of it. Since the hack was publicly revealed on Sept. 22, questions
Senator Questions Yahoo's Handling of Data Breach Disclosure, Calls for SEC Investigation
Sen. Mark Warner , D-Va., asked the Securities and Exchange Commission today to open an investigation into whether Yahoo “fulfilled its obligations under federal securities laws to keep the public and investors informed,” about a massive security breach revealed last week. The company revealed that
Mark Zuckerberg to Demolish 4 Homes on His Property
The Facebook CEO has filed documents saying he plans to replace the homes with "smaller, updated versions."
Why So Many Companies Are Interested in Buying Yahoo
The companies bidding for Yahoo's assets are as diverse as its businesses, underscoring why it's difficult to put a price tag on the 21-year-old tech company. The latest potential suitor for Yahoo's assets is British news media company The Daily Mail. Interested parties have until April 18 to make
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth to Identical Twins
Marissa Mayer has given birth to identical twin daughters. The Yahoo CEO tweeted today that she gave birth early this morning. "Our whole family is doing great!" she said. Zack and I are excited to announce that our identical twin girls were born early this morning. Our whole family is doing great!
Yahoo's New Game Plan: What You Need to Know
Yahoo is reversing course on a year-long plan to spin off its $32 billion stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and will instead focus on spinning off its core businesses into a new company, Yahoo officials said today. "Pressure is growing from the Street for value-enhancing moves [and]
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Identical Twin Girls
Marissa Mayer is expecting identical twin girls! The Yahoo CEO, 40, shared the happy news on her Tumblr today, writing that the "twins part was quite a surprise, because I have no family history of twins or any other predisposing factors." Mayer said she is due in December and it appears she won't
Yahoo Unveils New LiveText App on 'GMA'
President and CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, shows how the app allows you to see the other person's reaction when you send a text message.
Yahoo Unveils Soundless Video Texting App on ‘Good Morning America’
You used to just send a text message. Not anymore. Mobile users are flocking to amped-up messaging services like Snapchat, Skype, WhatsApp, and FaceTime. The options are myriad and Yahoo! is jumping into the fray with an innovation of its own: Streaming video plus chat, but no audio at all. It’s