The Yahoo-Microsoft search deal isn't working as planned. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she wants to see the companies do more than exchange search market share back and forth.
Shashi Seth, Senior VP of the Connections business unit, has announced he's leaving Yahoo. During his three and a half years at Yahoo, Seth's responsibilities included overseeing Yahoo Search, Local, Shopping, Mail, Flickr, Answers, and many more.
Yahoo's CEO shared her future plans, telling investors that the company will start to double down on things that made it successful in the past, like search and mail; and noted the Yahoo-Microsoft search alliance has "fallen below expectations."
Marissa Mayer shared a broad overview of her vision to turn Yahoo around in an all-hands staff meeting yesterday. Leaked details point to a growing presence in mobile, talent acquisitions, and a shift in how Yahoo develops product as key priorities.
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