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Marissa Mayer’s Dust Allergy Is Forcing Yahoo! to Sell Several Old Domains

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Wearing some old jeans, a dust mask and an ill-fitting flannel, Marissa Mayer stumbled over some old domain names collecting dust in the Yahoo! attic. Faced with the decision whether to lug them to the Antiques Roadshow set or throw them on a table for a quick sale, she went with the latter.

In a blog post today, Yahoo! announced it could really use some money so it’s throwing a domain yard market sale. Starting tomorrow, there will be a week-long auction of over a hundred slightly used, but “premium” domain names. Prices range from $1,000 to as high as $1,500,000. Read More

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Marissa Mayer and Ryan Seacrest Reportedly Plotting World Media Domination

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If Yahoo’s protracted revamp saga could use one thing, it’s reality shows. Apparently, Marissa Mayer might agree: she recently contacted Ryan Seacrest’s entertainment production company about “interesting business opportunities,” All Things D reports.

Ryan Seacrest Productions is responsible for Shahs of Sunset and Keeping Up With the Kardashians, as well as radio shows and other mass media shenanigans, while Yahoo is responsible for news content, Flickr and your old email address. Read More

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‘It’s No Longer Shameful To Work At Yahoo!,’ Yahoo! Employee Insists

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Riding high on a wave of stock value, Yahoo! employees promise that working at Yahoo! is toooootally cool and fun!

The search engine/news site/dad of Tumblr/app maker saw its share price increase “more than 70% since the arrival of Chief Executive Marissa Mayer one year ago,” the Wall Street Journal reports, “but there isn’t much evidence yet of a fundamental turnaround at the veteran Web company.” Read More

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Is Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Splintering Into ‘Have and Have-Nots’?

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As part of her attempt to drag Yahoo into the twenty-first century, kicking and screaming if necessary, CEO Marissa Mayer is heavily emphasizing mobile. (Because duh.)

But according to the New York Post, Ms. Mayer’s priorities have created a kind of class system within the Sunnyvale-based company. “It’s a bit of a have and have-nots situation,” according to one anonymous source.

The Post reports: Read More

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Everything We Need to Know About Marissa Mayer We Learned From Diaper Cake

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Marissa Mayer has long been a familiar name in the tech world. But with her ascendence to the role of Yahoo CEO, she’s become one of the most visible people in business, period. That means it’s time for a flurry of profiles digging into every facet of her personality, from her geek bona fides to her there-is-no-such-thing-as-burnout work ethic.

Stepping up to the plate this week:  New York, with a long, thorough look  at whether Ms. Mayer–who’s long stayed a little aloof from the “women-in-tech” fray–can quote-unquote “have it all.” (Tl;dr answer: We’ll see!) Read More