Tag: Yahoo

  • Dear Verizon: Now that you’re buying Yahoo!, please don’t shut down Flickr

    Indulge me, please, in a moment of worry. In case you’ve been living under a rock — and given the horrorshow that is this American Presidential election, I wouldn’t blame you — you might have missed that Verizon is buying Web pioneer Yahoo! for $4.8 billion. Photo-sharing site Flickr is part of that deal, as Yahoo!…

  • Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer says no more working from home – and I say, “Right on!”

    They say that the first secret of success is simply showing up. For those of us who work in software development, I say that means going to the office every workday. Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, seems to agree. She recently told the Internet company’s employees that they would no longer be allowed…

  • The world’s foremost Jim Grey

    I’ve had a small personal site on the Web since 1995. Those were the days when you wrote the HTML by hand in Notepad and then submitted the URL to Yahoo so others might find you. Yahoo ruled Internet search then, and I was the number one result when you searched on my name. The world has…