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The Innovation Lessons Marissa Mayer Will Take to Yahoo [Video]

Timothy Koogle, Terry Semel, Jerry Yang, Carol Bartz, Tim Morse, Scott Thompson, Ross Levinsohn, Marissa Mayer. One of these names is not like the others. When you list the eight people who have led Yahoo since 1995, counting the interim leaders Morse and Levinsohn, the obvious anomaly is Mayer. At 37, she’s the youngest person […]

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Microsoft, PayPal, Ford, & Facebook: Boston Tech Tidbits

Some big-company-related news to report in the Boston area. Let’s get right to it. —Microsoft Research New England has made three new hires in its social media research group, joining danah boyd. They are professors Nancy Baym from the University of Kansas (specializing in personal connections and online communities); Kate Crawford from the University of […]

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