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Community Is Getting Its Six Seasons (No Movie Yet) Yahoo renews quirky sitcom the day contracts expire

Well, that was close. Sony's offbeat sitcom Community, canceled at the very last minute by NBC, has been renewed at the very last minute (a few hours before contracts with Sony…

June 30, 2014, 6:48 PM EDT

J'Accuse! Marissa Mayer Was Late to the Table, Leaving Ad Execs Miffed at Cannes She slept in, report says

Marissa Mayer is being accused of a major faux pas—sleeping through a big dinner meeting with advertisers at Cannes. The Yahoo CEO was two hours late to the table last…

June 23, 2014, 5:26 PM EDT

Marissa Mayer: Marketers Need to Embrace Native Ads Cannes address delivered alongside new Tumblr ads integration

CANNES, France—From magazines to TV, radio to newspapers, every medium has come to embrace native advertising. If Yahoo can leave its past behind, then surely advertisers can too. That was, more…

June 17, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

Yahoo Taps Elle's Joe Zee to Head Fashion Vertical Will oversee new digital magazine

Yahoo has performed yet another impressive coup in the talent department. Confirming last week’s rumors, the company announced today that it tapped Elle creative director Joe Zee as the new…

April 14, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Tackles the Tumblr Advertising Question GroupM's Rob Norman asks how Yahoo will get its $1 billion back

A hoarse-voiced Marissa Mayer of Yahoo—appearing today at the 4A's Transformation Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.—became most animated when asked about her company's $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr. Interviewer Rob Norman…

March 17, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

WhatsApp and 7 Other Startups That Hated Advertising, Like Facebook Founder shows familiar disdain

The advertising world is used to tech startups that resist its charms, and WhatsApp’s founders are just the latest in a long line of techies who seem to have nothing…

February 20, 2014, 4:56 PM EST

Yahoo's 'Gemini' Pairs Native Ads And Mobile Search Why not, since both disciplines seem to be on a crash course

Yahoo has launched a self-service set of tools called Gemini for mobile search and native advertising. Per a rep for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based digital company, it believes a one-stop shop…

February 19, 2014, 5:17 PM EST

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Says Turnaround Still in Making Fourth quarter showed ad business in decline

Marissa Mayer’s turnaround job at Yahoo looks farther off with its core ad business still in retreat. The company released earnings today that showed its display ad business generated $553 million…

January 28, 2014, 6:16 PM EST

Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro Ousted Hired in late 2012, exec will depart Jan. 16

Yahoo's embattled COO Henrique de Castro is out, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Called CEO Marissa Mayer's $56 million man, de Castro's tenure has been rocky, almost from the…

January 15, 2014, 5:07 PM EST

It’s Like Déjà Vu All Over Again at Yahoo Is Mayer turning the clock back to 2009?

It’s a whole new era at Yahoo ever since CES rock star Marissa Mayer took over. Except when it isn’t. Much of her tenure has been about free food and iPhones,…

January 13, 2014, 6:01 AM EST

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