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YP CEO: We Were 'Mobile First' Before It Was Cool David Krantz on why his company is a digital power player

David Krantz took the reins as YP CEO in 2012, when the listings directory spun away from AT&T Interactive, which was his former employer and the brand's former parent. Since then, he's been…

July 4, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

Coca-Cola Will Take Over Nascar, Yahoo Sites for Fourth of July Drumming up awareness for ongoing summer campaign

Coca-Cola is putting some digital marketing muscle into its sponsorship of the 56th annual Coke Zero 400 race at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. Coke Zero spokeswoman Danica Patrick will tout…

July 3, 2014, 9:08 AM EDT

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

Kraft's Cheesy Yahoo Motion Ads Lifted Related Search 77% You are getting very hungry

The difference between a static image and a slightly animated picture may be subtle, but Yahoo is claiming that its Motion Ads are leading to higher sales and increased positive…

June 25, 2014, 5:49 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 Beauty Won’t Ignore Men Bobbi Brown-led digital magazine launches today

Yahoo Beauty believes that the b-word isn't just for women. The newest digital magazine for the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company—which launched today with sponsor L'Oréal USA—will publish content that appeals to…

June 16, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

Elle Taps Marie Claire Artistic Director to Replace Joe Zee Alex Gonzalez also oversees Town & Country

Elle didn’t have to look very far to find a replacement for longtime creative director Joe Zee, who is decamping for Yahoo later this month. The Hearst glossy announced today…

May 20, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

Yahoo Buys Upstart Snapchat Rival Blink Enters secret messaging fray

Yahoo is buying its way into the discrete messaging craze with another acquisition. An app called Blink is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer’s latest takeover target.  Blink is a small startup with…

May 14, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

7 Concerns About the Apple-Beats Deal But there's apparently $1 billion reasons Dr. Dre loves it

With Apple reportedly buying his music brand, Dr. Dre is ready for the billionaire title, or as R&B singer Tyrese Gibson said in a video posted online, "The Forbes list…

May 9, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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