Yahoo to give employees any smartphone they like
Marissa Mayer is giving everyone at Yahoo an iPhone 5, reports Nicholas Carlson:
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just sent an email to all of Yahoo's full time and part time employees in the US, promising them a new Apple, Samsung, Nokia, or HTC smartphone.
"People are happy," says a source at the company.
But here's a buried lede:
Yahoo is also going to discontinue IT support for Blackberry phones.
The first momentary, blurting sucking noise from the drain around which RIM circles.