Washington Post Co.’s sale of its flagship newspaper to billionaire Jeff Bezos rids the company of its weakest division, letting it focus on a once high-flying education business now beset by government scrutiny.
Yahoo! Inc. Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer’s popularity among employees of the largest U.S. Internet portal has slipped since she took the reins one year ago, according to research by Glassdoor Inc.
Ross Levinsohn has watched two chief executive officers come and go since he joined Yahoo! Inc. in 2010 as vice president of the Americas. As interim CEO, he’ll grapple with the same challenges that plagued his predecessors.
Yahoo! Inc.’s Ross Levinsohn, who was interim chief executive officer, is leaving today after the board passed him over for the top job and unexpectedly recruited Marissa Mayer, a former Google Inc. executive.
At least seven bidders are said to be interested in acquiring Hulu LLC, and their divergent motivations in pursuing the deal could end up radically altering the strategy of the online-television service.