PROJECT HOMERUN: Marissa Mayer's New Yahoo Homepage Is Going Wide

Yahoo New Homepage

Marissa Mayer has a winner: Project Homerun, the crucial redesign of Yahoo’s homepage, is going wider.Yesterday, TechCrunch confirmed our earlier reports with the additional news that more users are seeing a revamped homepage, whose primary feature is a persistent search toolbar that stays with you as you scroll down.

Our sources tell us that this redesign was in the works before Mayer took over. But she has pushed a faster pace of change at the company, setting demanding timelines and quicker action. The rapid expansion of the Project Homerun test shows she’s having a real effect on the company.

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