How Flickr's New Head Plans to Rebuild a Photo Brand Fallen From Grace

In its quest to rebuild Flickr into the premier photo service it once was, Yahoo has swiped Google's ex-global director of product marketing, Bernardo Hernandez, and given him the ultimate task—taking down Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and a whole host of other services so Flickr can reign supreme. » 8/07/13 3:17pm 8/07/13 3:17pm

Flickr's Massive Redesign: Full-Res Photos, a Terabyte of Free Storage

Sure, Yahoo just about killed Flickr, but today it's trying to restore its former glory. Just after the company this morning announced its $1.1 billion dollar acquisition of Tumblr, it showed off a completely redesigned version of Flickr with giant photos and more storage than you probably even need. » 5/20/13 5:21pm 5/20/13 5:21pm

What's Yahoo Announcing at Its Event Tonight?

This morning Yahoo announced it bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion, along with a GIF and a promise "not to screw it up." The Mayer-ship is hosting a "product-related" event in New York City tonight. We'll be there covering it live. But just what's the company talking about? Here's what we've heard so far: » 5/20/13 3:01pm 5/20/13 3:01pm

Flickr's New Chief Is Actually a Legit Photographer (Thank God)

Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer is in the process of trying to rescue the ailing company, which means lots of hires and fires and business blah blah nobody cares about. But buried within the recent news from the company is a little tidbit that'll be interesting to anyone who'd like to see Flickr get a kick in the pants. » 11/07/12 12:40pm 11/07/12 12:40pm

Google's Biggest Mistakes? Wave, Gmail's Launch, and DejaNews

Google's made some grave errors in the past year (Wi-Fi snooping and Buzz to say the least), but VP Marissa Mayer's picks of their three worst are surprising, to say the least. » 11/03/10 8:00am 11/03/10 8:00am