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Yahoo! Marissa Mayer, employee #20 at Google, to be new Yahoo! CEO

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Monday, July 16, 2012

Congratulations to both!

Now, perhaps Yahoo! can move ahead.

Here’s hoping!

July 16, 2012, 4:00 pm

Google’s Marissa Mayer Tapped as Yahoo’s Chief

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and EVELYN M. RUSLI
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Marissa Mayer, New CEO of Yahoo!

Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America.

The appointment of Ms. Mayer, who was employee No. 20 at Google and was one of the few public faces of the company, is considered a surprising coup for Yahoo, which has struggled in recent years to attract top flight talent in its battle with competitors like Google and Facebook.

Ms. Mayer, 37, had for years been responsible for the look and feel of Google’s most popular products: the famously unadorned white search homepage, Gmail, Google News and Google Images. More recently, Ms. Mayer, an engineer by training whose first job at Google included computer programming, was put in charge of the company’s location and local services, including Google Maps, overseeing more than 1,000 product managers. She also sat on Google’s operating committee, part of a small circle of senior executives who had the ear of Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

With her appointment as the president and chief executive of Yahoo, Ms. Mayer joins a short list of women in Silicon Valley to hold the top spot. The elite club includes Read the rest of this entry »

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Have you seen “The Oranges”?

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, January 23, 2010

Heads-up! You’ll need Adobe’s “Flash” plug-in!

Then, click on this link!

m.osaica.com – The Oranges.

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