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Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Marissa Mayer meets with Satya Nadella, still wants out of Microsoft/Yahoo search pact   —  Field of Search Dreams: If Marissa Mayer Builds It, Will Microsoft Let Yahoo Leave?  —  Just after he was named CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella got a visit from Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.
Mar 21, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo to Release New Flickr App and Web Design, Replacing Previous New One   —  In December of 2012, just six months after Marissa Mayer was hired as CEO of Yahoo, the company released version 2.0 of its Apple iPhone and iPad app for its photo-sharing site Flickr with bigger, crisper photos, a cleaner design, filters and easier sharing.
Mar 16, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Exclusive: Top Execs Bates and Reller to Depart, as Musical Chairs Begins at Microsoft   —  Two direct reports to new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella — EVP of business development and evangelism Tony Bates and EVP of marketing Tami Reller — are leaving the company, according to numerous sources close to the situation.
Mar 2, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo's project “Touchdown” will turn part of its homepage into an app promotion platform   —  Yahoo Sporty Project Codenames Continue With “Touchdown”  —  Being one of the more sports-impaired people I know, I now have concluded that there is a plot on the part of Yahoo execs …
Feb 28, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Trip Hawkins Raises $6.5 Million From Greylock for Learning Game Startup, If You Can   —  Well-known gaming entrepreneur Trip Hawkins has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding for “emotional learning” startup If You Can Company and announced the launch of a new Apple iPad game called If.
Feb 26, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Facebook Price for Having No Phone OS?  $19 Billion.  A Must-Have Apps Play?  Priceless.   —  Everyone in a room I was in today dropped their jaws in disbelief when I told them the news that Facebook had forked over $19 billion to buy the global mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
Feb 23, 2014, 2:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Q&A With Sequoia's Jim Goetz on Wassssup With the WhatsApp Deal   —  So I lobbed in a call to Sequoia Capital this morning to get its VC-of-the-moment Jim Goetz's take on the blockbuster deal in which Facebook forked over $19 billion dollars to buy one of its portfolio companies, WhatsApp.
Feb 20, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Jawbone President Departs After Less Than a Year — and Just One Week After Massive Funding   —  According to sources who were present at an all-hands meeting at Jawbone today, CEO and co-founder Hosain Rahman announced that President Mindy Mount was leaving the smart devices company.
Feb 18, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Bound by 10-year Microsoft search deal, Yahoo's Mayer focusing on mobile and contextual search over web and keyword search   —  More on Mayer's Search Plans for Yahoo: The “Three S's” and Slipping Through a Microsoft Loophole  —  Since Re/code revealed, weeks ago, that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer …
Feb 17, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Exclusive Interview: Rakuten's Mikitani Calls $900 Million He Paid for Viber a “No-Brainer”   —  “This is a no-brainer,” was the first thing that Hiroshi Mikitani, co-founder and CEO of Japan's online commerce giant Rakuten, said to me in his first interview after he spent $900 million in cash to buy messaging app Viber.
Feb 14, 2014, 5:45 AMIn context

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