Yahoo! Beats Google, But What Does it Mean?
Then the company's board, which had not had a strong reputation for making sound decisions, threw Wall Street a curve by hiring Marissa Mayer, a smart but unproven tech guru. I don't believe we can continue to refer to Mayer as unproven.
Last week, comScore, a Web traffic analytics company, issued its monthly report on the most visited Web site in the U.S. and -- surprise! -- Yahoo! eclipsed Google
This is the first time in more than two years that Yahoo! has earned the top spot. Aside from the affirmation that Mayer's new leadership initiatives are working, what does this new status mean for Yahoo!, if anything?
I don't mean to sound unimpressed. I want to make it known that I am a Marissa Mayer supporter. I believe in her methods. I also believe that the media have (among other things) exaggerated her hard position on workplace issues, especially those that are typically sensitive to women. Nevertheless, given that AOL
I can't remember the last time I used AOL for anything that didn't involve my computer's built-in modem. Remember those? If that wasn't enough to damp the excitement, ranking third on comScore's report was none other than Microsoft