Marissa Mayer: Stop Asking If Yahoo Is a Tech or Media Company


In 2007, Apple CEO Steve Jobs visited Yahoo’s headquarters and urged employees to decide once and for all whether it wanted to be a media company or a technology company

Yahoo’s identity crisis, if you want to call it that, has continued in the years since that visit from Jobs. On Wednesday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attempted to lay the issue to rest, not with an answer, but by throwing dirt on the question itself.

“I’ve scolded people who ask me that. Over the years, it became Yahoo’s version of navel gazing,” Mayer said during an interview with Michael Arrington at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York. “In short, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that we build products that people love.” …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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