In September 2012, shortly after Marissa Mayer took charge of Yahoo, she moved swiftly to try and rectify what was considered the search giant's biggest problem: a lack of talent.
Yahoo has been on an acquisition spree—or ...an acqui-hire spree, buying some 37 companies ...the biggest of which was the $1.1 billion purchase of blogging service, Tumblr.
Competition for talent in Silicon Valley is fierce. [And yet]...Yahoo's ...annual report, claims that it received more than 340,000 job applications in 2013, double the number in 2012. According to the career site Glassdoor, Yahoo was the third-highest-paying company in Silicon Valley for engineers last year, behind Juniper Networks and LinkedIn.
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For those who follow hundreds of accounts on Twitter, you know how easy it is to miss tweets from the ones you care about most. Now, the microblogging site is testing a "Fave People" timeline that groups preferred users in one section.
According to screen shots obtained by TechCrunch, the feature is being tested among a small group of Android users. Last December, an Android update enabled you to favorite other users to receive a notification for every tweet those specific accounts published. But a new "Fave People" section now groups all of these accounts together.
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