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SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018

Vanessa Getty<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue<p>Photo - Drew Altizer<p>Atmosphere at SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018 on April 25th 2018 at …

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SFMOMA Sells an Ellsworth Kelly at Their Modern Ball

On Wednesday night, Ellsworth Kelly’s <i>Red-Orange Relief</i> sold for $2.5 million during an auction at the SFMOMA’s Modern Ball. It didn’t go to any of the tech or philanthropy titans in the room, including Google’s Sergey Brin, Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and …

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Why Marissa Mayer fears #MeToo may discourage women from pursuing leadership positions

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is concerned about the impact she feels the #MeToo movement could be having on the next generation of female …

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Post Yahoo exit, Marissa Mayer ventures into technology business incubator

Former Yahoo chief executive officer Marissa Mayer returns with technology business incubator, Lumi Labs, with colleague Enrique Munoz Torres.<p>In an …

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Flickr has been sold after 13 years at Yahoo. Can Flickr be relevant again?

It won’t be easy.<p>Flickr, the pioneering online photo-sharing community — whose rise and purchase by Yahoo in 2005 was a key storyline in the “Web 2.0” era — has a surprise new owner.<p>Verizon, its current owner via its Oath subsidiary, has sold Flickr to SmugMug, an even older, subscription-based …

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Should We Call It a Comeback? Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Launching a Tech Incubator

Former Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is starting a technology business incubator, Lumi Labs, with longtime colleague Enrique Muñoz …

Silicon Valley

Marissa Mayer Launches Lumi Labs

<b>Yahoo’s former boss Marissa Mayer is starting her own tech incubator that will focus on consumer media and AI, reports Bloomberg. Details of Mayer’s</b> …

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The 5 Best Stories I Read This Week: Jess Eggert, Flipboard

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

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Briefing: Marissa Mayer Starts Consumer-Focused Lumi Labs in Google’s Old Office

Marissa Mayer is back. Yahoo‘s former CEO started a firm called Lumi Labs in Google’s old office in Palo Alto, according to this interview with The …

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Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Creates Tech Startup Incubator

Former Yahoo Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is starting a technology business incubator, Lumi Labs, with longtime colleague Enrique Munoz …

Silicon Valley

Marissa Mayer decided how much to pay employees at Yahoo based on a lesson she learned from Google

"Meet, not beat."<p>That was Marissa Mayer's strategy for determining new employees' compensation.<p>Mayer was the CEO of Yahoo until Verizon bought it last year, and she was also an early employee at Google. She shared this tidbit about salary-setting in an interview with The New York Times' David …

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Interview with Marissa Mayer, her first since leaving Yahoo, on her new Lumi Labs project, time at Google, thoughts on #MeToo movement, and more

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Marissa Mayer: ‘Timing is Everything’

By<p>April 18, 2018 10:42 a.m. ET<p>Yahoo! once owned a big chunk of people’s time—then it didn’t. That became an unfixable problem for the company, former …

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Lumi Labs

Right now, we're looking for developers who could be based out of our downtown Palo Alto, California office. We are not prescriptive about preferred …

Women in Tech

Marissa Mayer says her Google bosses 'yelled at us until we became what they needed us to become' — and it wasn't a bad thing

Marissa Mayer, former CEO of Yahoo and one of the first employees at Google, just gave her first interview since leaving Yahoo.<p>Mayer, who parted ways with Yahoo in 2017 when the company was sold to Verizon, spoke with David Gelles for an installment of The New York Times' Corner Office column. One …

Silicon Valley

Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer returns to her Google roots, talks #MeToo

Marissa Mayer has been out of the spotlight for nearly a year after her departure as Yahoo CEO in June 2017.<p>But Mayer has not been holed away at some …

Silicon Valley

Marissa Mayer blames short-sighted activist investors for causing Yahoo to lose out on tens of billions of dollars of upside by selling Alibaba stake

Before Yahoo was swallowed up by Verizon, it was a struggling internet company led by CEO Marissa Mayer, trying to bring back its glory days.<p>Mayer never succeeded in revitalizing Yahoo. But one of her main legacies was selling a portion of Yahoo's stake in Chinese internet giant Alibaba, giving …

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Marissa Mayer is renting the original Google office where she started her career in 1999

Marissa Mayer is starting the next phase of her career exactly where she began nearly 20 years ago.<p>The embattled former CEO of Yahoo, who began her career at Google in 1999 after graduating Stanford University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer science, is now renting Google’s old …

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Marissa Mayer is renting Google's old office for the 'good juju' as she plans her next move

Marissa Mayer has a new address: Google's old office in Palo Alto, California.<p>In her first interview since leaving Yahoo last year, the former CEO revealed to The New York Times that she had started working on her next tech venture — and was doing it out of Google's old office, the place she …

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Lily Collins and Freida Pinto Partied with Tech Elite at San Francisco's Mid-Winter Gala

San Francisco's de Young Museum was awash in <b>Cartier</b> red when the French jewelry maison sponsored the annual Mid-Winter Gala there last week. Freida …

San Francisco

Cartier Brings the Sparkle to the de Young Museum’s Mid-Winter Gala

Cartier’s Bold and Fearless bash in San Francisco last Thursday, which celebrated its Santos de Cartier watch, was a tough act to follow, but the next night, some of the same crew—Freida Pinto, Lily Collins, Sofia Boutella, and Bianca Brandolini D’Adda—filed into the de Young Museum for the 15th …

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Mid-Winter Gala 2018

Allison Speer, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater and Vanessa Getty attend Mid-Winter Gala 2018<p>Photo - Devlin Shand for Drew Al<p>Lily Collins<p>Photo - Drew …

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Marissa Mayer Definition | Investopedia

Insights<p>Yahoo’s departing CEO Marissa Mayer will reportedly earn $186 million from the $4.48 billion Verizon deal.<p>Investing<p>Activist investor Eric …

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What Will Be the Next Big Thing to Come Out of Silicon Valley?

In 1965, a computer-chip designer named Gordon Moore published a soon-to-be-famous paper predicting that computing power—the number of logic gates …

Silicon Valley

TLS 1.3 Handshake: Taking a Closer Look

The TLS 1.3 handshake is a dramatic improvement over the TLS 1.2 handshakeThe wait for TLS 1.3 seems like it may never end. Right now, the IETF …

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Zagat Sale Is Latest Sign of Alphabet's Aimlessness

The Google parent never had a strategy for the restaurant-review brand.<p>Zagat was once the first name in restaurant reviews. Restaurants angled for a …

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Judge clears way for breach victims to sue Yahoo

A federal judge ruled that individuals affected by the Yahoo data breaches can sue the company.<p>Judge Lucy Koh of the U.S. District Court for the …

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Babies Need Their Moms. But Moms Need Paid Leave.

“Conservatives love my family-first message, but you have to pay for that message,” says researcher. Erica Komisar is a social worker and …

Parenting

Google Almost Killed the Zagat Restaurant Guide. Here’s How

It’s hard to imagine anyone could make the name Zagat obsolete in the world of restaurant news. Yet Google almost pulled it off in just under seven …

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