Mayer’s Product Conundrum

The Yahoo CEO job was never going to be easy. And as the initial excitement over the hiring of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer wanes, the challenges facing the company haven't. 

Yahoo Shuttering Livestand iPad App

With bikini season approaching, Yahoo’s all about trimming the fat. Last month the company announced that it would lay off 2,000 employees as part of then-CEO Scott Thompson’s plan to create a “smaller, nimbler, more profitable” company.

Yahoo Comes to Tablets With Livestand

Yahoo is making a big move onto tablets. It's launching an iPad news reading app called Livestand (which was announced earlier this year), with a new ad unit called "Living Ads."