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Tinder CEO moves to Yahoo as top boss

Jim Lanzone, president and CEO of CBS Interactive, attends the annual Allen and Co. Sun Valley media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, U.S., July 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sept 10 (Reuters) – Dating app Tinder’s chief executive officer, Jim Lanzone, is leaving the company to take over the top job at Yahoo, the online media company said on Friday. Separately, Match Group, the parent of Tinder, named Renate Nyborg as CEO of the dating app to replace Lanzone. Reporting by Eva Mathews in… Source link

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Apollo Taps Tinder CEO Jim Lanzone for Top Yahoo Job

Apollo Global Management Inc. is naming Tinder Chief Executive Jim Lanzone the new CEO of Yahoo, the digital-media business it acquired from Verizon Communications Inc. earlier this year, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Lanzone will succeed Guru Gowrappan, the former Verizon executive who has overseen Yahoo since 2018 and continued running the company after Apollo agreed to purchase it for about $5 billion. Mr. Gowrappan will become a senior adviser… Source link

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Tinder CEO to take over as top exec at Yahoo

By Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business Yahoo has hired away Tinder’s top executive to become its new chief executive officer. Apollo Management Group, which recently bought the ailing search engine for $5 billion, announced Friday that Jim Lanzone will be Yahoo’s new CEO as of September 27. He’s succeeding Guru Gowrappan, who has led Yahoo since 2018 and will now shift to a senior adviser role. The move comes just four months after Verizon announced it would sell Yahoo to… Source link

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Where bitcoin could become legal tender next: Grayscale CEO

Cryptocurrency bulls are lauding the decision by El Salvador to become the first country to accept bitcoin as legal tender. And one bitcoin fund manager believes other countries in emerging markets around the world could possibly follow suit. Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest cryptocurrency fund manager by assets ($32 billion as of Sept. 3), spoke with Yahoo Finance Live and speculated where such countries could be located. “When we think about where… Source link

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Yahoo Partners with Designers Christian Cowan and Rebecca Minkoff to Innovate Fall ‘21 New York Fashion Week

Yahoo breaks ground on immersive NFTs and debuts cutting edge experiences, reimagining the consumer journey for fashion fans NEW YORK, September 10, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo, a premier global media and technology company, is proud to return as the Official Innovation Partner of IMG’s New York Fashion Week: The Shows 2021. This fall season, Yahoo has continued to reimagine the future of fashion and scale the consumer experience with an exciting slate of cutting edge tech experiences… Source link

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Yahoo Partners with Designers Christian Cowan and Rebecca Minkoff to Innovate Fall ‘21 New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo, a premier global media and technology company, is proud to return as the Official Innovation Partner of IMG’s New York Fashion Week: The Shows 2021. This fall season, Yahoo has continued to reimagine the future of fashion and scale the consumer experience with an exciting slate of cutting edge tech experiences featuring leading designers Christian Cowan and Rebecca Minkoff. Today, the designers’ show-stopping presentations come to life… Source link

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Yahoo launches NFT collection with Rebecca Minkoff

NFTs, meet NYFW. Yahoo is launching its first-ever NFT experience, partnering with designer Rebecca Minkoff in time for New York Fashion Week. The Rebecca Minkoff collection will be showcased in an augmented reality, museum-like experience that viewers can digitally walk through. They can “stop” at an image of a model wearing an outfit from the new line and can bid on the NFT image, and in some cases, the virtual clothes. There will be 15 NFTs total for auction: 10 image NFTs, with… Source link

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Sheryl Sandberg Says Small Businesses Online Revolution Will Continue

(Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said small businesses will keep choosing the internet to reach their customers even after the pandemic subsides and brick-and-mortar advertising options become more useful. “That digital transformation will continue to happen,” Sandberg said in an interview with Bloomberg News. “It might happen at a slightly slower rate but I think that the transformation and people moving to be online is going to continue to… Source link

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Fed officials to sell stocks to avoid apparent conflict of interest

By Jonnelle Marte (Reuters) – Two Federal Reserve officials said on Thursday they would sell their individual stock holdings by the end of the month to address the appearance of conflicts of interest. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren issued statements saying they would invest the proceeds of those sales in diversified index funds and cash savings and would not trade in those accounts as long as they are serving in their roles. The announcements come… Source link

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Futures tick higher after 4-day rout, COVID surge weighs

Stock futures were listless in Thursday’s after-hours trade, after market jitters culminated in a four-day losing streak, underscoring how investors are growing more cautious about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the economy.  During Thursday’s regular session, Wall Street logged a 4th consecutive day of losses. Traders have been struggling to reconcile a seemingly hot jobs market with soaring coronavirus infections that have blunted the recovery’s momentum. With COVID-19 deaths and… Source link

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