Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four months after his arrival.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four months after his arrival....
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is not feeling new HBO show "Silicon Valley." RE/Code reporter Nellie Bowles caught up with Musk after the show premiered in San Francisco. Here's what he said: "Most startups are a soap opera, but not that kind of soap opera...
By Mel Daris:There may be worry these days about the direction Yahoo! (YHOO) is headed in. The fears are validated by a looming internal battle between the stakeholders of the company. Since the introduction of new CEO Scott Thompson in January, there has been a change in the environment surrounding the company.
With so much attention paid to consumer apps like Uber and Snapchat, it’s easy to forget that there’s another multi-trillion dollar market in enterprise technology — companies that sell technology to other companies. Companies like Oracle, Salesforce, and Box are worth billions of dollars.
Silicon Valley was shocked Saturday to learn that Dave Goldberg, the CEO of Survey Monkey and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, had died. He was 47. His death has hit the community hard. In an industry full of massive egos and cutthroat competitors, Goldberg was widely beloved and revered as a genuinely nice guy.
On Thursday, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced plans to open a Research and Development (R&D) lab in Silicon Valley, which will be the largest research center that the company has. The new facility is called Ford Research and Innovation Center, and will be located within three miles from Tesla Motors Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) headquarter and Stanford University.
A year ago, after a decade of mismanagement, Yahoo had been written off for dead. Mention Yahoo in the company of 20-somethings, and they would look at you with a mixture of curiosity and pity. Yahoo? Wasn't that a boring old web service that people used back in grandpa's day?