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CNET News Video: Can Marissa Mayer save Yahoo?

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CNET News Video: Can Marissa Mayer save Yahoo?

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Yahoo's new CEO, longtime Google exec Marissa Mayer, will be the the sixth person to occupy the CEO office in the past five years. Can Mayer turn around the struggling search company? Correspondent Sumi Das reports.

Long time Google executive Marissa Mayer is trading at one search company for another. On Tuesday may -- begins a new job as CE -- Yahoo!. On Monday she resigned from her VP posted Google she was the company's first female higher. Bring -- a great time humans hack but there's not a planet -- During her thirteen year ten year Mayer oversaw many of Google's most successful products she's credited with making -- simplistic look of schools homepage -- Gmail -- -- with maps now location and doing things -- very clean elegant style and that is something Yahoo! so it certainly can use Yahoo! a onetime tech darling now ranks a distant third in market share for search. Mayor will be the sixth person to occupy the CEO office in the past five years. And -- she is experienced charismatic well spoken and has the technical chops turning Yahoo! around will require a herculean efforts. She's 37. She's number -- she was number twelve any employee of Google I think she's worth quite a bit of money. She am you know what kind of better challenge could there be to me it seems like a huge opportunity this could be a total career defining moment for. In a press release from Yahoo! -- mayors said there is a lot to do and I can't wait to get started the hiring new surprise -- many tech analysts who assumed interim CEO -- Levinson would be appointed to take the Helm permanently. And Mayer's name never appeared on any short list in San Francisco I'm CB dot cnet.com. For CBS news.

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