Teenage programmer Nick D’Aloisio’s decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what’s rumored to be a massive payout has turned him into a media sensation. D’Aloisio said his computer skills were self-taught.
Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.
High tech workers say working from home is nothing more than part of the Silicon Valley culture. But, that appears to be changing – at least for Yahoo employees, who have been told to start working in the office by June 2013 – or quit.
Yahoo is renovating the main entry into its website in an effort to get people to visit more frequently and linger for longer periods of time.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer thinks the Internet company will be able to please more people with fewer smartphone applications.
Yahoo’s fourth-quarter earnings topped analyst estimates as an upturn in its international investments helped end a three-year slump in revenue.
Yahoo has bought another Silicon Valley mobile startup as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to create more compelling products for smartphones and tablet computers.
Yahoo has ushered in Marissa Mayer as its new CEO with a third-quarter earnings report that topped analyst estimates.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a boy late Sunday, casting a spotlight on her ability to steer the struggling Internet company in a new direction while adjusting to the challenges of being a first-time mother.
Yahoo has closed a $7.6 billion deal that includes selling half its stake in rapidly growing Chinese company Alibaba Group.