LAS VEGAS -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer used the occasion of making the CES keynote address Tuesday to announce several new initiatives for the company, including a new smartphone app, digital magazines and targeted ads on its Tumble blogging site.
The biggest may have been Yahoo News Digest, a smartphone app unveiled by teen computer prodigy Nick D'Aloisio. The app sends users two daily digests filled with personalized news stories.
Mayer also unveiled Yahoo Food and Yahoo Tech, new websites that present news in a design resembling a magazine. The new sites will featured sponsored articles.
Additionally, David Karp, creator and head of Tumblr, took the stage to announce...