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Premium Publishers Give Private Marketplaces Another Look Technology has improved

After a burst of initial announcements of private exchanges, followed by a lull in activity, private marketplaces are getting another look by premium publishers as the technology has improved and…

March 31, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT

Sum of Yahoo's Acqui-hires Could Be a New Mobile Homepage Mobile news app Summly is latest in acquisition spree

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has made of point of prioritizing mobile as central to the portal’s future. That has led to string of acquisitions—the most recent being Monday’s pick-up of…

March 25, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT

Why Are You at CES, Forbes? Publisher plotting new swipeable site design format

Of course Forbes has been sending editors and reporters to International CES for years. They’re a business publication. But what’s the business side of the publication doing at the world’s…

January 11, 2013, 11:17 AM EST

Wall Street to Yahoo: Name Levinsohn CEO—Now 'Pick the guy that's in the seat already and let's get going.'

Yahoo’s board has been weighing who should replace Scott Thompson as permanent CEO. Ross Levinsohn—who has served as interim CEO since Thompson’s ouster—and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar are the frontrunners…

July 6, 2012, 1:23 PM EDT

Yahoo Hearts Clear Channel's Digital Radio Service Levinsohn follows up Spotify deal with one for iHeartRadio

Despite his temporary (for now at least) title, Yahoo’s interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is going hard on beefing up Yahoo’s content. Within the past couple weeks he’s hammered out content…

June 28, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Rich Riley Yahoo's Americas head talks post-Thompson strategy

Rich Riley recently stepped up to the post of Yahoo’s evp of Americas amid a larger company reorganization that placed the region’s media and advertising business under one umbrella. A…

May 24, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT

AOL Takes Gloves Off in Proxy Fight Activist investor 'lacks understanding,' writes Tim Armstrong

A few weeks ago it looked as though AOL was winning its proxy fight whereas Yahoo’s efforts were floundering. While Yahoo seems to have lost its battle with activist investor…

May 16, 2012, 6:18 PM EDT

Levinsohn to Replace Thompson as Yahoo CEO Company ends proxy fight, names Amoroso chairman

For most people, a resume helps land them a job. For Scott Thompson, it's what seems to have cost him his as CEO of Yahoo. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said…

May 13, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT

AOL Q1 Revenue Down as Display Advertising Softens CEO Armstrong 'not happy' with the numbers

AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong said he predicted business to rebound in the year after first-quarter revenue fell 4 percent year over year to $529.4 million on declines in U.S.…

May 9, 2012, 10:36 AM EDT

Every Picture (and Tweet, and Clip) Tells a Story Social startup Storify is capturing the imagination of journalists and brands

With the presidential elections underway and the Olympics coming up, this is a big year for event-driven journalism—and for social publishing tool Storify. Storify built its name on enabling reporters, bloggers…

May 7, 2012, 12:05 AM EDT