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Yahoo Q4 subtext: 'Marissa Mayer effect' starts to show up

Company beats expectations as it posts better-than-expected profit, sales during the fourth quarter.

By January 28, 2013


Google search helps provide inauguration subtext

For footnotes to President Barack Obama's inauguration, people turned to Google. All 100 hot new searches are related to the event, from "Isabel Toledo" to "Dick Cheney wheelchair."

By January 20, 2009


Yahoo report filled with Microsoft subtext

The much-awaited quarterly earnings report showed the impact of Microsoft's bid in several ways.

By April 22, 2008


Facebook's Q1 by the numbers

The subtext of this latest earnings report: It's all about mobile as Facebook sees its efforts generate a sharp uptick in mobile monthly active users.

By May 1, 2013


Verizon and the iPhone: Nothing to report...yet

USA Today says Apple is in high-level talks about bringing the iPhone to Verizon Wireless. The subtext largely boils down to two words: network and negotiation.

By April 27, 2009


Is it uncool to be a Mac user in these tough times?

Microsoft has a new anti-Mac ad campaign that attacks Apple pricing. There's some interesting subtext to the ads as Microsoft tries to make it cool to be cheap.

By March 27, 2009


Adobe extends Photoshop to mobile phones

Photoshop.com Mobile lets people upload and view photos shot with several Windows phones. The subtext here: Adobe is trying to funnel people to its Photoshop site.

By September 25, 2008


Reading Jerry Yang's body language on Microsoft

Yahoo's CEO submits to his first in-depth public grilling since "Microhoo" entered the lexicon four months ago. But the subtext to his answers is more revealing than what he says.

By May 30, 2008


FISA or bust: What's Bush's real angle

In his latest press conference, the president again warns Congress any delay increases the U.S. vulnerability to terror strikes. But the subtext makes you wonder what's really on the agenda.

By February 28, 2008


This app wipes out ugly street art

A clever advertising campaign in Romania uses geolocation to get buildings sparkling clean.

By June 13, 2014