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Marissa Mayer’s telecommuting bomb hurts many

February 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has dropped a bomb on the business world by rescinding permission for her employees to telecommute. It’s more than simply ironic that this decision was made by a 30-something female who was hired to turn around the once-giant tech company. Mayer was six months’ pregnant when she started work and was widely expected to be family-friendly, instead of decidedly family-unfriendly. If anyone could have understood the importance of juggling work and family responsibilities, it should have been she, correct? Continue Reading

Bemidji, Minn., called a “perfect summer lake town” by Yahoo! Travel

July 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Bemidji is one of eight “perfect summer lake towns,” according to Yahoo! Travel. The website claims “Bemidji best captures the Norman Rockwell glow of a summer lake town, with clean beaches, quirky annual traditions, and a packed social calendar.” Continue Reading

Yahoo’s holiday trimming cuts work force by 4 percent

December 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The job cuts announced today follow weeks of speculation about whether a long-running financial funk would spur Yahoo to trim its payroll before the new year. Continue Reading

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Facebook e-mail poses big threat to other services

November 13, 2010 in INFORUM

Facebook may be on the verge of offering e-mail to the 500 million members of its social-networking site, making it the largest e-mail service on the planet. Continue Reading

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