Yahoo’s Next Step In Its Mobile Revival Involves Pitching It To Developers

We’re just hours from Yahoo’s first-ever mobile developer conference and people are wondering how the event will turn out. What exactly will CEO Marissa Mayer and her team of executives announce and how will it benefit not only developers but advertisers as well? There’s certainly no question that as Yahoo has made a big deal about its mobile… Continue reading Yahoo’s Next Step In Its Mobile Revival Involves Pitching It To Developers

Marissa Mayer and the Case of the Yahoo “Curse”

Yahoo is one of those legendary companies that has existed for quite some time — nearly 20 years, in fact. And for many, it’s been known for at least a few things including being an iconic old school search engine, its acquisition sprees, co-founder Jerry Yang, and a steady stream of ever-changing Chief Executive Officers. It has a rather complex… Continue reading Marissa Mayer and the Case of the Yahoo “Curse”

In A Post-Alibaba IPO World, Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Honeymoon Is Definitely Over

We’re on the eve of what many could describe as the biggest IPO in history. Chinese e-commerce service Alibaba is gearing up to go public and it’s expected to on Friday in a move that analysts predict will see the company raising $24.3 billion. That amount alone propels Alibaba to the upper echelons of the public… Continue reading In A Post-Alibaba IPO World, Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo Honeymoon Is Definitely Over

Dear Google: Don’t Buy Twitter.

I ran into a good friend at this year’s Web 2.0 conference & expo here in San Francisco and while talking to her & a couple of her friends, I was asked about my thoughts on whether it’s a good thing for Google to be acquiring Twitter. My response? It should not happen. Just why… Continue reading Dear Google: Don’t Buy Twitter.