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Marissa Mayer Named Yahoo CEO

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Long-time Google executive Marissa Mayer has been named president and CEO of Yahoo. Google's 20th employee resigned from Google yesterday. She starts her new job as Chief Yahoo first thing Tuesday and is Yahoo's sixth CEO in the past 12 months. Long-time Google executive Marissa Mayer has been named president and CEO of Yahoo. Google's 20th employee resigned from Google yesterday. She starts her new job as Chief Yahoo first thing Tuesday and is Yahoo's sixth CEO in the past 12 months. 0 Comments

In Memoriam: Search Marketer Ron Jones

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It is with great sadness that we commemorate the life of Ron Jones, president and CEO of Symetri Internet Marketing. Jones was a former writer for Search Engine Watch, speaker at SES Conference Events, and most recently a ClickZ Experts columnist. It is with great sadness that we commemorate the life of Ron Jones, president and CEO of Symetri Internet Marketing. Jones was a former writer for Search Engine Watch, speaker at SES Conference Events, and most recently a ClickZ Experts columnist. 0 Comments

Sheryl Sandberg Joins Facebook Board of Directors

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The company said that Sandberg would be taking on the role in addition to her current duties as chief operating officer of the social networking giant. The former Google VP will be the first woman to hold a board position at Facebook. The company said that Sandberg would be taking on the role in addition to her current duties as chief operating officer of the social networking giant. The former Google VP will be the first woman to hold a board position at Facebook. 0 Comments

Jerry Yang Quits Yahoo!

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Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. 0 Comments

How and Why Google Paid $4 Billion Extra for Motorola

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The official SEC report on Google's Motorola acquisition outlines how Google bid against themselves and paid $4 billion more than the initial high-end target for bidding. Here’s how Google got into a bidding war when no one else was bidding. The official SEC report on Google's Motorola acquisition outlines how Google bid against themselves and paid $4 billion more than the initial high-end target for bidding. Here’s how Google got into a bidding war when no one else was bidding. 0 Comments

So Long, Doofuses! Bartz Gone From Yahoo Board

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Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. Carol Bartz, who was fired by Yahoo over the phone last week, resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors Friday. She is due to receive a $10 million severance package, but an interview may have violated a non-disparagement clause in her contract. 0 Comments