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Tumblr CEO David Karp is worth US$250 million after the sale of his popular blogging platform to Yahoo. AAP

The cost of cool: Yahoo swaps cash for cachet in Tumblr deal

This is the ultimate stuff of hipster dreams. Despite the protestations of user defections, Tumblr bloggers couldn’t help but be beguiled by the attentions of 37-year-old Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, whose…
Marissa Mayer’s ban on remote work has sparked a lengthy debate about the value of working from home. Image from

Marissa Mayer is right: your company needs you (in the office)

Last week, the media went into overdrive when Marissa Mayer announced that Yahoo was doing away with telecommuting and insisting that employees come into the office and work cheek-to-cheek — or cubicle…
A memo from Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer calling all staff into the office has elicited widespread criticism, while it may not address the underlying issue of lack of collaboration. AAP

Yahoo brings workers back into the office but leaves real issues out in the cold

An internal memo to Yahoo employees has created quite a stir in the press and in social media outlets of late, questioning the leadership direction of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. According to reports, from…

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