Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Marissa Mayer deserves a lot of credit for boosting Yahoo's stock and generally making Yahoo more relevant than it's been in years. Shares may be up more than 70%, but consumer perceptions of Yahoo have also dropped substantially. But at the end of the day Marissa Mayer has improved everything at Yahoo—except for its business.
And a pad fit for a domain king. While the average home costs $200,000, a home in Greenwich, Conn. is on the market for an astonishing $190 million dollars, the highest price tag in the country.
Plus Google and Apple battle it out for next generation TV but Apple may lead by considering $300M purchase of first-gen Microsoft Kinect gesture-sensor provider. They, like most of the other hot technology lately is coming not from Silicon Valley, but Israel.