Dr.Sally Ride, America’s first female astronaut passes away.

Dr.Sally Ride, America’s first female astronaut passes away.

Sally Ride

Dr Sally Ride, America’s first and youngest female astronaut passed away on Monday, 23 July 2012, at the age of 61, after a prolonged 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer. …Tell Me More »

Shmoop University’s Ellen Siminoff joins Zynga’s board

Shmoop University’s Ellen Siminoff joins Zynga’s board

Zynga Inc. , the world’s leading social game developer, has announced that Ellen Siminoff, President and CEO of Shmoop University, Inc. and a founding executive at Yahoo!, has joined the company’s board of directors. Siminoff will also immediately join the audit committee. …Tell Me More »

What Marissa Mayer brings to the beleaguered Yahoo!

What Marissa Mayer brings to the beleaguered Yahoo!

I have always rooted for the underdogs. I guess we all do. From mythology to literature, to politics to sports, we love  the  underdog making  that definitive come back at the least expected moment. Just like how Yahoo ( the beleaguered, almost written-off Internet giant )  pulled the rug from under the world media, by  snagging Google’s poster girl Marissa Mayer in one of the best corporate PR cum hiring coups of all time. …Tell Me More »

Google’s Marissa Mayer is the new Chief of Yahoo!

Google’s Marissa Mayer is the new Chief of Yahoo!

Marissa Mayer

Google’s Marissa Mayer has been named the next Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of the Board of Directors of Yahoo effective July 17, 2012. Marissa Meyer would be Yahoo’s sixth CEO in five years, which speaks volumes about the state of affairs, the beleaguered ‘once-internet’ giant finds itself in, amongst the new titans in its domain. …Tell Me More »

Meredith Perry’s wireless electricity startup Ubeam gets $750K from Silicon Valley stalwarts

Meredith Perry’s wireless electricity startup Ubeam gets $750K from Silicon Valley stalwarts

UBeam

Two young women who just graduated college have come up with a working model  (that almost seems magical) to  charge your electrical gadgets wirelessly. If University of Pennsylvania graduates Meredith Perry and Nora Dweck, have their way, you will not  have to plug in your gadgets to any wall power-sockets to charge them any more. …Tell Me More »

Time’s Kimberly Kelleher joins Say Media as President

Time’s Kimberly Kelleher joins Say Media as President

Kimberly Kelleher, who joined Time as Vice President and Publisher in 2010, is now joining Say Media as President, succeeding Troy Young who would be moving on at the end of the month to pursue opportunities outside of the company, according to their company blog post. …Tell Me More »

Barbara O’Connor joins Move.com as EVP Marketing from Yahoo!

Barbara O’Connor joins Move.com as EVP Marketing from Yahoo!

Move, Inc.the leader in online real estate, has announced the appointment of Barbara O’Connor as executive vice president of marketing. …Tell Me More »

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