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Hortonworks IPO - Why Now?

by Merv Adrian  |  November 17, 2014

Last week, many observers were surprised when Hortonworks' S-1 for an initial public offering (IPO) was filed. And there are good reasons to be surprised. Why now? CEO Rob Bearden told...

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Hadoop Summit Recap Part One - A Ripping YARN

by Merv Adrian  |  July 10, 2013

I had the privilege of keynoting this year's Hadoop Summit, so I may be a bit prejudiced when I say the event confirmed my assertion that we have arrived at...

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Yahoo 2012

by Allen Weiner  |  January 24, 2012

Yahoo’s brand spankin’ new CEO Scott Thompson had his coming out party at what turned out to be a rather curious Q4 earnings call. The numbers are the numbers: up...

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The Bartz Era at Yahoo Comes to a Sudden Close

by Allen Weiner  |  September 6, 2011

Some 75 days after giving CEO Carol Bartz a vote of confidence, Yahoo’s board has announced a leadership reorganization under which Timothy Morse has been named interim Chief Executive Officer,...

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Hadoop Distributions And Kids' Soccer

by Merv Adrian  |  July 19, 2011

The big players are moving in for a piece of the Big Data action. IBM, EMC, and NetApp have stepped up their messaging, in part to prevent startup upstarts like...

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Yahoo’s Take on The News

by Allen Weiner  |  July 6, 2010

True to its word, Yahoo is making good on two of its promises: 1) the company said it would take a new view of its role in search and 2)...

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Yahoo Needs To Go Shopping

by Allen Weiner  |  January 27, 2010

Good news for Yahoo watchers: the company’s search-advertising and display-advertising businesses each improved from the company's third quarter, but were down compared with the fourth quarter of 2008. Yahoo's search-ad...

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Amazon's First Response to the Apple Tablet

by Allen Weiner  |  January 20, 2010

Amazon has plans to change its royalty schedule for publishers beginning this summer, doing a 180 on its 70-30 split. There are rules a'plenty, but it's a clear pre-emptive move...

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HotJobs' Sale Could End Yahoo's Newspaper Consortium

by Allen Weiner  |  December 9, 2009

According to this report from Reuters, Yahoo is open to selling HotJobs fir the right price.If this report is true, then I suspect Yahoo's newspaper consortium will lose much of...

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Patrick Barry Leaves Yahoo!'s Connected TV--What's Next?

by Allen Weiner  |  October 12, 2009

Patrick Barry, Vice President of Yahoo’s Connected TV Group, has left the company looking for new opportunities. I would hope that the company would replace Barry in short order to...

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