Marissa Mayer curtails flexible working arrangements at Yahoo! - illustration by Ingram Pinn.

Marissa Mayer became president and chief executive of Yahoo! in July 2012.


She was employee number 20 at Google, where she was the company’s first female engineer and later a designer, product manager and executive.

Yahoo: nothing to celebrate

Alibaba’s public listing puts pressure on the search engine company

Activist urges Yahoo to merge with AOL

Starboard flags tax savings after internet group’s Alibaba sale

US media: Who else might be in play?

21st Century Fox’s bid for Time Warner could spark other deals

Yahoo agrees to fresh deal on Alibaba

US internet company to reduce amount it will sell in IPO

Number of home workers rises to 4.2m

More highly skilled, older workers opt for home working

Co-founder Filo returns to Yahoo board

Marissa Mayer receives $25m package in 2013

Alibaba helps Yahoo meet profit forecasts

US internet group’s shares rise 10% on quarterly figures

Yahoo steps up data collection drive

Group to drop use of Facebook and Google sign-ins on its services

Yahoo suffers from Alibaba slowdown

Mayer ‘encouraged’ despite advertising disappointment

Expert panel to probe internet governance

Global commission will propose rules to protect citizen rights

Photo illustration of a Yahoo logo displayed on a monitor in Encinitas

Yahoo loses second top chief in a week

Editor-in-chief quits online group within days of COO’s departure

A troupe of ‘stomping, chestbeating muscular women’ modelling leather tunics for Rick Owens at Paris Fashion Week
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Feminism is back in fashion

In the second of a series on what’s shaping style in 2014, Carola Long explores whether fashion has finally got in touch with its feminist side

Yahoo’s Mayer yet to click with marketers

Group is losing advertising share despite chief’s dazzle

Photo illustration of a Yahoo logo displayed on a monitor in Encinitas

Yahoo’s chief operating officer departs

Henrique de Castro was Marissa Mayer’s first big appointment

Yahoo unveils new ad platforms

Fight to reverse fall in share of digital ad revenues

Hair is a feminist issue

The world’s most successful business women have impeccable hairdos

Katie Couric

Yahoo appoints Katie Couric to anchor role

Move aims to boost company’s media content and attract new users

Mariam Naficy

Power dressing: Mariam Naficy

The chief executive of Minted, an ecommerce company, prefers jewellery that isn’t overtly feminine, but is edgy or even slightly understated

Yahoo to keep more than half Alibaba stake

Lacklustre results as Mayer turnround yet to impress

Mayer criticised as Yahoo logo falls flat

Chief executive appears to have taken direct charge of project

Role models who reach for the stars

A pioneering aviator and a certain Omaha grandmother have the right stuff to inspire women, writes Emily Steel

Third Point sells down Yahoo holding

Loeb gives up three seats on tech group’s board

Yahoo: say hello to the AOL model

Second-quarter results show Mayer’s turnround is a work in progress

Yahoo’s deals fail to boost revenue growth

Acquisitions and product overhauls stem decline in web traffic

Mayer still waiting for her Yahoo moment

Challenge to convince Wall Street that group is worth more

Zynga chief lured with $50m pay package

Stock-rich deal is latest salvo in Silicon Valley’s talent war

Walmart critics take Yahoo chief to task

Board member Marissa Mayer queried over retailer’s work practices

Mayer out to rewrite Yahoo’s history

Internet company makes new start in Tumblr purchase

Yahoo: Tumblr is not enough

Internet pioneer remains stuck with a middling strategy

Homeworker numbers up 13% in five years

Increase of 470,000 since 2007, says Trades Union Congress

Yahoo spared $2.7bn Mexican damages

Mexican court overturns ruling in contract dispute

Chinese lessons for Yahoo’s boss

Telecommuting in China is blurring the boundaries between home and work

An artful answer to the tech talent gap

Mark Zuckerberg’s pressure group shows contempt for public opinion

Yahoo pays Mayer $36m for six months

Award comes as group revamps remuneration goals

Yahoo display ads sales disappoint

Changes to homepage and email fail to provide immediate boost

News app makes millionaire of web whizz kid

$30m deal as Yahoo buys Summly from UK teenager

Flexible working takes firmer hold

Companies say practice becoming norm but many workers disagree

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Bosses are reining in staff because they can

The lesson from Marissa Mayer’s whip-cracking at Yahoo is that this is an age of harder work

Yahoo sets the trend with home work ban

Where might the technology group’s counter-intuitive move to make staff work in an office lead?

Obama meets CEOs over immigration push

Goldman, Yahoo, Marriott and Coke chiefs among White House guests

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