Weekly Roundup | July 20, 2012

Bringing you this week's top stories from around the Web
Friday, July 20, 2012
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Marissa Mayer joined the ranks of 18 other Fortune500 female CEOs when she was appointed CEO of Yahoo on Monday. TechCrunch has the full story including her background at Google and what changes she will bring to the company. 

Early this week it was announced that MSNBC is no more, following Comcast’s purchase of the remaining 50% stake in the site from Microsoft. PC Mag has more details on the deal including the hefty price tag and the new MSN.com. 
 
It turns out “Iron Man 3” and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” were the real winners at Comic-Con, taking the crown of the most talked about movies on social networks. See how other movies ranked in this Los Angeles Times article. 
 
Making the leap from blogger to published author can be a challenge. Social Media Examiner has five ways to use your blog to turn you into a successful author, including common mistakes to avoid.   
 
What better way to honor “The Dark Knight Rises” than to look back on the evolution of Batman from his debut in 1939 to today. Mashable’s graphic recaps the famous stars that have played him, Batsuit upgrades, and how society has impacted the famous superhero. 
 

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