Kara Swisher

Recent Posts by Kara Swisher

Mayer Brings in First Googler — In PR — To Yahoo

New CEO Marissa Mayer has brought her first Googler over to Yahoo — one of her longtime PR staffers, Anne Espiritu. Espiritu worked closely with Mayer at the search giant, especially on various media appearances and on consumer products. Google confirmed the departure of Espiritu, who will be on the corporate communications staff at Yahoo. But the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s current PR spokeswoman, Dana Lengeek, heads out the door.

Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik