Marissa Mayer's duties at Google (GOOG) will be split up among her lieutenants, reports...

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Marissa Mayer's duties at Google (GOOG) will be split up among her lieutenants, reports AllThingsD's Liz Gannes. For those wondering why Kara Swisher failed to break the news of Mayer's hiring, a source tells Nicholas Carlson Yahoo's (YHOO) board finally discovered Swisher's management sources. A source (the same one?) also gives Carlson the board's reasons for hiring Mayer - her name, product focus, and recruiting/mentoring ability, and the support of co-founder David Filo. (more)