Yahoo names Google’s Marissa Mayer as CEO

Yahoo's drawn-out search for a CEO has taken an unexpected turn with the company stealing away Marissa Mayer, Google's first female engineer and the head of its location and local services, as its new chief Yahoo. Mayer takes over as president and CEO Tuesday.…

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Zagat goes free with launch of Google+ Local

Since Google bought Zagat last September for a reported $125 million, the company hasn't done much with Zagat's local content. That changes today with the rollout of Google+ Local, which incorporates Zagat scores and summaries into its listings -- and makes Zagat free.…

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Google Gives Image Search an Overdue Refresh

Google launched a redesign of Google Images that includes "infinite scroll" and image-based advertising today. Though Google Images currently contains more than 10 billion images and sees more than 1 billion page views every day, it had been largely untouched since launching in 2001.…

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