Quick look: Yahoo Chief Marissa Mayer’s first year

Acquisitions, culture change have kept Yahoo CEO Mayer busy
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Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has been running the company a year now and by most accounts, it has been a successful, yet challenging 365 days. She has made more than 16 acquisitions including Summly and Tumblr and the company's fiscal situation has improved: In its second-quarter financial report, released Tuesday, Yahoo announced that nearly a dozen product launches helped it tally net earnings of $331 million for the quarter, up 46% from $227 million a year earlier. Still, its second-quarter revenue of $1.14 billion was down 7% from a year ago. Here we take a quick look at Mayer’s tenure.

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