Marissa Mayer blames short-sighted activist investors for causing Yahoo to lose out on tens of billions of dollars of upside by selling Alibaba stake

In her first interview since leaving Yahoo, Marissa Mayer said selling the company's stake in Alibaba was a mistake. Mayer blamed shortsighted activist investors for pressuring the company to do the deal. Yahoo sold half of its 40% stake in Alibaba for $7 ...

Marissa Mayer decided how much to pay employees at Yahoo based on a lesson she learned from Google

That was Marissa Mayer's strategy for determining new employees' compensation. Mayer was the CEO of Yahoo until Verizon bought it last year, and she was also an early employee at Google. She shared this tidbit about salary-setting in an interview with The ...