A quest to recover a fallen web empire

1st February, 2015
Marissa Mayer: tasked with turning a once-mighty tech behemoth around. Picture: Getty

Marissa Mayer is a superstar in the firmament of billionaire, Silicon Valley tech-geeks, one of the new masters of our online universe, whose actions hold huge sway over all of our lives. She is, let’s say, Beyoncé to Mark Zuckerberg’s Pharrell; although, with her blonde hair and down-home good looks, she is really more of a Taylor Swift. For all these dubious pop music comparisons, it is unlikely that anyone who reads Marissa Mayer And...

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