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blogs.wsj.com - 9 readers, 546 Tweets - Excerpts from a lengthy conversation with Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger.
mashable.com - 20 readers - Marissa Mayer was running late. This time, it wasn’t for a dinner with skeptical advertisers nor a conference call with her inner circle of Yahoo executives. She was late for a ...
mashable.com - 18 readers - "A lot of my designer friends are still focused building websites, and I'm not sure that's a growth business anymore."
theguardian.com - Payments to BuzzFeed and others reflects company’s desire to ensure Live has sufficient engaging content
wsj.com - Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer stumbled after activist investor Jeffrey Smith of Starboard Value pushed the CEO for change at the internet firm.
gizmodo.com - Yahoo, the once-vaunted internet giant, is in shambles. Its revenue is in decline. Its shareholders are crying foul. Its prized public faces are scrambling for an exit, and the company has laid off 15 percent of its workforce. Its core business—internet search and advertising—is negatively valued. Looming over all of this is a prospective sale o...
wsj.com - Yahoo has kicked off an auction for a portfolio of about 3,000 patents expected to fetch more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
theatlantic.com - 1 readers - All of the growth in advertising right now is targeted at that little screen people carry with them everywhere.
adage.com - Vice Media CEO Shane Smith, in an on-stage interview Thursday, spoke about himself, his company, and the media landscape.
reuters.com - 1 readers - Viacom Inc disclosed on Friday it would foot the bill for embattled Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman's legal fight against controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone, even as Wall Street cheers the executive's potential departure.
adage.com - 1 readers - Thrillist Media Group CEO Ben Lerer spoke to Ad Age about the health of his business and the state of the digital media industry.
theatlantic.com - Ev Williams became a billionaire by helping to create the free and open web. Now, he’s betting against it.
qz.com - Amazon's bots are cutting down costs by working faster and using up less space.
wsj.com - 1 readers - Once close partners, the big-box retailer is challenging the consumer-products giant with more store brands, lower prices and less shelf space. So far, neither company has seen much upside.
money.cnn.com - 7 readers - More bad news for Sears. The iconic retailer may sell storied brands Kenmore and Craftsman as sales continue to plunge at Sears and Kmart and losses pile up.
wsj.com - 7 readers - Amazon.com in the coming weeks is set to roll out new lines of private-label brands that will include its first broad push into perishable foods, according to people familiar with the matter.
adage.com - 9 readers - With Philadelphia set to start taxing soda -- regular and diet -- one of the ad industry's biggest spenders is under attack.
politico.com - 10 readers - The agency’s antitrust policy isn’t up to the challenges of the 21st century. Here's how to fix it.
marketwatch.com - 7 readers - Apple says it is still selling all of its iPhones in Beijing, while a appeals an order to halt sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the city after they were deemed to violate a design patent held by a Chinese company.
wsj.com - 10 readers - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. struck a deal to forge a partnership with JD.com Inc., one of China’s largest e-commerce players, rather than continue trying to crack the fast-growing but competitive market on its own.
blogs.wsj.com - 8 readers - Alibaba’s Jack Ma stepped into a firestorm with a comment that fakes were sometimes better quality than originals.“The problem is the fake products today are of better quality and better price than the real names,” he said at Alibaba’s investor day in Hangzhou. “They are exactly the same factories, exactly the same raw materials but they do not ...