Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer, an active dealmaker this year, is among the invited guests at the annual Allen & Co. Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, according to a person with a copy of the list.
Yahoo! Inc.’s push to hire Katie Couric, who once earned as much as $15 million a year anchoring the “CBS Evening News,” signifies an accelerated drive by Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer to build content as more consumers turn to the Internet for television-style reporting.
Apple Inc.’s iPhone 5 drew accolades from technology-gadget critics, who praised the smartphone’s lightweight body design, bigger screen and swifter data-download speeds even as some faulted its mapping tools.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook apologized for the iPhone mapping software released last week that has been criticized for flaws such as misrouted directions and inaccurately located landmarks.
HTC Corp., the Taiwanese smartphone maker that posted record-low profit last quarter, is preparing to release a smaller version of its flagship One handset this summer, according to two people familiar with the matter.