When we think about who the next Google or Facebook might be, we’re usually considering startups, fledgling companies, or even ideas that haven’t been properly translated into businesses yet. It’s not often that “the next big thing” is actually an old thing that just still exists.
Readers in mobile advertising media jobs who are familiar with these pages will be aware that we tend to favor news about up and coming little companies, rather than Adland’s bigger jungle beasts. But today, we find ourselves bringing news of both types of critter:
Why would Marissa Mayer buy Stamped only to eliminate its products? Stamped is an app startup that’s run by several of her old Google chums. Since taking over the reins at Yahoo back in July, speculation has been rife on what Mayer’s first purchase will
With a new CEO at the helm, Yahoo’s plans for the $4 billion it gained with the sale of Alibaba may be changing. This is good news for new talent, but bad news for shareholders. In May, Yahoo announced that the $4 billion it received
Five chief execs in three years is not a stat to be proud of, but has Yahoo found the answer to its business woes in the shape of new CEO and Google turncoat Marissa Mayer? The turbulence experienced by Yahoo over the past few years looks