Marissa Mayer

Verizon makes Oath after completing Yahoo deal

Verizon has competed its US$4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo’s core business and has combined it with AOL to create a new subsidiary called Oath, with Marissa Mayer exiting as a result. As a home to more than 50 media and technology brands, Oath’s portfolio includes HuffPost, Yahoo Sports,, Makers, Tumblr, Build Studios and Yahoo […]

Yahoo to cut 15% of staff, divest assets

Yahoo has announced plans to cut 15% of its workforce and has begun to explore “divesting non-strategic assets of value” – including its online games and smart TV software. Speaking on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (pictured) said that the board and management are looking to “strategic alternatives” in a […]

Yahoo! reportedly in talks with Hulu

Yahoo! has reportedly held preliminary talks with US video-on-demand site Hulu and is one of a number of firms considering making a bid for the business. According to an All Things Digital report, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer and COO Henrique De Castro recently met with top executives at Hulu and are looking at the business, […]