Yahoo has 196.6 million unique visitors each month. Yet Yahoo generated zero new revenue in 2013. My opinion: Yahoo CEO No. 6 (in as many years), Marissa Mayer, is hanging on by her fingernails. Any person with 196.6 million names unable to generate new revenue should seek some other line of work. What triggered this column was a Feb. 17, 2014 Time magazine story, "THE MAYER EVENT:It's crunch time for Yahoo's turnaround strategy."
Shares in Pandora, the internet radio pioneer that went public last year, fell after the company predicted ad sales this quarter wouldn't meet analysts' expectations. Pandora said that it expects consumer advertising sales this quarter to be the lowest of the year.