Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer

Despite the fact that she worked at Google for the past 13 years, Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer wants all her employee to use an iPhone. Mayer has been using Apple’s smartphone for years, even during her tenure at Google, and the executive has enjoyed the device so much that she is considering reaching into Yahoo’s cash reserves to purchase one for every employee. While handing out iPhones would likely boost employee morale, an anonymous source told Business Insider that Mayer is more interested in bringing “consistency across the company.” Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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