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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband sponsored the bison paddock in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her husband sponsored the bison paddock in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

No Bull: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Big on Buffalo

Deep in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which spans more than 50 city blocks, is a fenced-in area where several buffalo can be seen roaming around. Recently, a sign appeared in front that reads: “The Bison Paddock has been graciously...

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Among crowdsourced Q&A sites, the winner may be whoever can answer the business question first.

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Among crowdsourced Q&A sites, the winner may be whoever can answer the business question first.

Can a Q&A Site Be a Real Business? $14M Will Help ChaCha Find Out

ChaCha, a website where you can ask about anything and get answers from volunteers or the site’s database of 2 billion queries, doesn’t have a response yet to one big question: Is crowdsourced Q&A a standalone business? Enter that into...

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

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As president of the Fox Interactive unit in 2006, Ross Levinsohn said he wanted advertisers to have their own MySpace profiles, just like teenagers.

Remember When Ross Levinsohn Refused to Buy Facebook?

“We are certainly not paying $2 billion for Facebook.” Those words were uttered on March 30, 2006 by the person who was then president of News Corp.’s Fox Interactive unit. His name: Ross Levinsohn. Yes, the same Ross Levinsohn who...

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Brad Garlinghouse has been named the new chief executive of file-sharing service YouSendIt.

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Brad Garlinghouse has been named the new chief executive of file-sharing service YouSendIt.

Brad Garlinghouse Joins Online Storage Wars as CEO of YouSendIt

While deciding on his next career move, Brad Garlinghouse asked for advice from Sheryl Sandberg, who left Google to become chief operating officer of Facebook. “She said, ‘Go with growth,’” recalled Garlinghouse, 41, who used to run AOL’s West Coast...

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Yahoo and Facebook have collaborated and fought over many issues.

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Yahoo and Facebook have collaborated and fought over many issues.

Friend or Unfriend? The Relationship Between Yahoo and Facebook

If the business relationship between Facebook and Yahoo had a status, it would be permanently set to: “It’s Complicated.” The two technology giants have collaborated and quarreled on many issues over the years. The recent legal battle over patents, which...

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Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive officer of Yelp, during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

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Jeremy Stoppelman, chief executive officer of Yelp, during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Just How Much Did Yahoo Want Yelp? Try 10 Figures.

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has made a name for himself by snubbing companies whose billions in cash dwarfed what was available to Yelp, as he sought to maintain control over the company’s mission and approach to content and users. It...

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