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Yahoo CEO Mayer gives birth to twin daughters

Yahoo CEO Mayer gives birth to twin girls

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to identical twin daughters early Thursday morning.

In a tweet, Mayer said that she and her family are "doing great."

The announcement comes amid a tumultuous month for Mayer and Yahoo. The company announced Wednesday it would abandon the planned spin of its stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and look into other options.

Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo.
Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters

Mayer appeared on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Wednesday, saying the decision was "prudent" given the uncertainty about whether the deal would be taxed.