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Transparency, people!

by Whit Andrews  |  July 29, 2014

Over my coffee, I discover the most recent you're-part-of-Silicon-Valley's-little-aquarium story on The New York Times, which tells me OKCupid studied a bunch of people because science. We can't get enough of...

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Auspicious, Intense Forgetting

by Whit Andrews  |  June 3, 2014

The flinty commercial heart that beats in the body of Silicon Valley is an extraordinary thing, pumping ridiculous sums of money though its global extremities in a tireless rhythm. But...

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The What The Heck Button, Or, Show Me Why

by Whit Andrews  |  May 29, 2014

I had a fun vendor briefing with Brainspace today. Fun, because I'm old now, so it was great to meet a founder who developed his knowledge of search in the...

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Yahoo’s New Homepage: Show Me the Wow

by Allen Weiner  |  July 22, 2009

During Yahoo’s second quarter earnings call, CEO Carol Bartz talked of her company’s many current and planned projects aimed at providing operational stability, the tools to hit the ground running...

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Bing Gains Momentum by Adding Search to Hotmail

by Allen Weiner  |  July 9, 2009

It’s been a month now since the launch of Bing, Microsoft’s most recent entry into the consumer search arena. In our report, “Bing Takes Wing Against All Odds,” we pointed...

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Bing Goes the Strings of Microsoft’s Heart

by Allen Weiner  |  May 28, 2009

CEO Steve Ballmer has announced the long-speculated rebranding and relaunch of Microsoft’s consumer search service at the All Things Digital Conference. As of June 1, Live Search will become Bing...

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Yahoo’s Bartz: Reorg Will Allow Us to “Kick Ass” Again

by Allen Weiner  |  February 26, 2009

As Yahoo enters the command and control part of its evolution, new CEO Carol Bartz sums up on the company’s blog the reason for a new, more centralized corporate structure:...

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Yahoo’s Bartz: I Am Not Here to Sell the Company

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2009

Yahoo’s Q4 and 2008 full-year earnings call yielded few surprises in the wake of the economic downtown: Revenue is down, expenses are being controlled and the company will continue to...

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Carol Bartz To be Named New Yahoo! CEO

by Allen Weiner  |  January 13, 2009

Less than one week after making a significant announcement at CES related to its new connected TV platform, Yahoo! appears to be about to follow up with a another blockbuster,...

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U.S. Searchers Say: "What, Me Worry?

by Allen Weiner  |  December 10, 2008

Economy in trouble? Layoffs coming in horrific waves? Daily newspapers filing for bankruptcy? Oprah packing on the pounds? Hah. We’re not worried about any of that sort of mundane sort...

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