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New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer skips earnings call

Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, was absent from the company's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, disappointing any analysts who might have been hoping for an early clue about the direction she will chart for the company.

Will Marissa Mayer bring new life to Yahoo as CEO?

Yahoo's appointment of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the company's core businesses, analysts said on Monday.

LinkedIn unveils redesigned home page

LinkedIn unveiled an expected redesign of its home page on Monday, highlighting a cleaner interface and features intended to make updated content easier to find.

Microsoft launches its own angel fund

Microsoft has launched Bing Fund, an angel fund with an incubator program that will make Microsoft resources available to startups and potentially provide it with acquisition targets in the future, Microsoft said in a blog post.

In pursuit of business plan, Twitter riles developers

The changes Twitter is making to its API policies triggered a wave of protest among its developers, but they might be necessary for the strategy Twitter has laid out for itself to make money and keep growing its service.

Twitter bolsters search functionality

Twitter will bolster search functionality to automatically complete users' queries and suggest related search terms, among other improvements announced in a blog post on Friday.

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