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Yahoo CEO Speaks on New Technology

Washington, DC
Monday, February 18, 2013

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer spoke about her experiences and insight on the direction of new technology at the World Economic Forum in late January in Davos, Switzerland.

She talked about the success of human interaction with technology, as in the case of the Siri function on Apple’s iPhone, and added that the future of Yahoo is to partner with other companies that have a lot of power in various sectors.

At 37, Marissa Mayer is the youngest CEO of a Fortune 500 company.

Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013 at 5:07pm (ET)

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