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Alibaba IPO poses pivotal test for Yahoo CEO

Source: Business Balla | May 7 2014, 6:04pm CDT | by Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will face a $10 billion decision in a few months. She...
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Alibaba’s IPO eases pain of Yahoo’s Internet ad woes with another multibillion-dollar payoff

Sep 19 2014 2:03am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China’s Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon. The latest windfall will be delivered with Alibaba’s record-setting IPO completed late Thursday, which is expected raise up to $25 billion for the e-commerce company and its early backers. The company’s shares will begin trading for the first time on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Yahoo is in line to make ...
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Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now? (GOOG)

Sep 18 2014 1:59pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

If you don't count Larry Page or Sergey Brin, only seven early Googlers still work for the search giant that made them rich.  Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired. A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers.21. Marissa Mayer joined Google as a software engineer. Now she is the CEO of Yahoo. Employed by Google from: June 1999 - July 2012 Most recent position at Goog ...
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Meet America's Most Powerful Women In Business

Sep 18 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Fortune revealed its annual Most Powerful Women in Business list on Thursday morning.  For the first time in the magazine's history, half of the members run their organizations. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty takes the top spot. While Rometty doesn't get as much press as some of her peers, she continues to crush it at IBM. This is her third year in a row at the top of the list. Crucially, she's moving Big Blue beyond it ...
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Peter Thiel: Yahoo And HP Are Not Technology Companies Anymore (HPQ, YHOO)

Sep 17 2014 2:03pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

In addition to trash talking Twitter on CNBC, outspoken venture capitalist Peter Thiel just went on Bloomberg Television and trash talked Yahoo and HP. When asked if either of the troubled Valley companies could be fixed, he said that he doesn't even consider them "technology companies" any more. He called them "bets against innovation." Here's the quote: I would argue that HP and Yahoo are not even-- not really technology compa ...
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The Most Powerful Person In Tech At Every Age

Sep 17 2014 11:08am CDT | Source: Business Insider

From Marissa Mayer's two-year-old son Macallister to 95-year-old VC Henry Hillman, it's clear that influence in tech comes in all ages, shapes, and sizes. We've compiled a list of the most powerful people in tech at nearly every age, considering factors like the person's sphere of influence, clout, and ability to guide the industry, as well as potential for power and wealth. Now it's time to meet the most powerful people ...
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Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, And Marissa Mayer Want To Teach You 'How To Start A Startup'

Sep 16 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Some of the most prominent investors and entrepreneurs are joining startup incubator Y Combinator’s Sam Altman to teach a class called “How to Start a Startup,” starting next week. The 20-session course will be taught at Stanford within its computer science department. But all videos, reading materials, and assignments will be posted online on Altman’s website, so anyone can follow the class content for free. Altman, Y Combinator’s president, will tea ...
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Mayer, Andreessen, others to give free online startup lessons via Y Combinator

Sep 16 2014 12:01pm CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz, Peter Thiel and Marissa Mayer are just a few of the big names who will teach a Stanford class on startups beginning next week in a project developed by Y Combinator that will be shared online for free. "In the nine years that we've been doing YC we have picked up a lot of knowledge about how to advise startups," Sam Altman, the president of the Mountain View accelerator told me. "But it has all been sort of locked in off-the-record dinn ...
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How I Wrote A 90,000 Word Book Using Evernote From Start To Finish

Sep 15 2014 2:43pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

I just wrote a 93,000 word book. It's called Marissa Mayer and The Fight To Save Yahoo. I can't exactly explain why, but I wrote the entire thing in Evernote. It was a weird choice by me because Evernote is not a word processor. It's a note-taking application. It wasn't built for book-writing. One reason I used Evernote was because I kept all of my reporting notes and research in Evernote, and I wanted quick acc ...
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