May 202013

The Tumblr acquisition by Yahoo is smart in so many ways, from an advertising perspective to a “let’s be relevant again” perspective. And pair the Tumblr news with a relaunch of Flickr, and we’re looking at an end result of Marissa Mayer dominating a market where Google has a major weakness — photos. (Anyone use […]

Oct 172010

Google search star Marissa Mayer will head up the company’s ambitious, forward-looking plans to make search queries reach out to others instead of making users come find the results on their computers and smartphones. Google last week confirmed that it was tapping Mayer, who oversaw the search engine’s user interface for the last decade […]