Maybe it's because she was, for a long time, Google's most visible executive. Maybe it's because she's a feminist icon. Maybe it's because she's blonde and fashionable.
Probably it's all three reasons.
Because of this interest, we've been bugging our sources about Yahoo and Mayer nonstop for the past two months.
In the process, we've heard some confirmed and unconfirmed details which may not be worth their own post, but you might still find interesting: