Yahoo, Bartz part ways (roundup)

Carol Bartz is out as CEO at Yahoo. Finance chief Tim Morse takes over as interim CEO while the board searches for a permanent replacement. Here's a roundup of CNET's breaking news coverage.

Carol Bartz is out as CEO at Yahoo. Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will take over as interim CEO while the company's board searches for a permanent replacement.

Major Yahoo shareholder calls out board on 'failures'

Third Point, now the third-largest outside shareholder in Yahoo, wants a new board of directors at the company
(Posted in Digital Media by Don Reisinger)
September 8, 2011 1:40 PM PDT

Yahoo's post-Bartz ledger: What new CEO will inherit

Yahoo's new CEO will have multiple moving parts to ponder and fix. Here's a look at what the new chief will inherit.
(Posted in Digital Media by Larry Dignan)
September 8, 2011 10:43 AM PDT

Bartz tells Fortune that Yahoo 'f---ed' her over

Profane as ever, fired Yahoo chief executive Carol Bartz lays bare her nasty departure from the company in her first interview since leaving.
(Posted in Digital Media by Jay Greene)
September 8, 2011 9:49 AM PDT

Bartz's severance package tops $10 million

After being ousted as the CEO of Yahoo this week, Carol Bartz is walking away with a multi-million dollar severance package.
(Posted in Digital Media by Josh Lowensohn)
September 7, 2011 4:40 p.m. PT

Yahoo shares rise following CEO ouster

Shares in the Web giant quickly jump to nearly $14 per share, up about 5 percent, on word of Yahoo's decision to fire CEO Carol Bartz.
(Posted in The Digital Home by Don Reisinger)
September 7, 2011 7:24 a.m. PT

Carol Bartz at Yahoo: Set up to fail?

commentary Some people think Carol Bartz drove Yahoo onto the rocks. I think she was given command of a sinking ship.
(Posted in ZDNet's Between the Lines by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
September 7, 2011, 1:20 p.m. PT

Yahoo doesn't need new CEO, it needs to sell, say analysts

Yahoo is widely expected to sell out before a new CEO is named. At the least, Yahoo will undergo some financial engineering to monetize its Asia assets.
(Posted in ZDNet's Between the Lines by Larry Dignan)
September 7, 2011 4:59 a.m. PT

Yahoo's ad challenges: Social, mobile, operational

Carol Bartz's successor at Yahoo will have to deal better with Yahoo's existing ad businesses and to expand more into hot new domains on the Net.
(Posted in Deep Tech by Stephen Shankland)
September 7, 2011 3:55 a.m. PT

Yahoo's future

What should Yahoo do now?

Yahoo's trials and tribulations since 2008 (timeline)

CNET breaks down most of what's happened to Yahoo since 2008, including layoffs and the failed takeover bid by Microsoft that could have taken the company in a completely different direction.
(Posted in Digital Media by Josh Lowensohn)
September 6, 2011 7:52 p.m. PT

Yahoos in charge: Blame the board

commentary The Carol Bartz flame-out is only the latest in a long list of failures racked up by Yahoo's board of directors.
(Posted in Digital Media by Charles Cooper)
September 6, 2011 7:42 p.m. PT

With Bartz gone, Yahoo should be ready to deal

commentary The Web pioneer hired Carol Bartz to restore its lost luster. With that strategy failure, the time to start selling the company, in pieces or in total, is now.
(Posted in Digital Media by Jay Greene)
September 6, 2011 7:19 p.m. PT

Yahoo's Bartz era: The non-stop drama in her own words

Why did Carol Bartz have to go? She tells the tale in her own words during investor calls.
(Posted in ZDNet's Between the Lines by Larry Dignan)
September 6, 2011 6:46 p.m. PT

Revisiting Yahoo's blown $44.6 billion sale to Microsoft

Management shakeup that put Carol Bartz in power was too little too late for a company that had rejected a generous Microsoft bid.
(Posted in Digital Media by Elinor Mills)
September 6, 2011 6:14 p.m. PT

Yahoo's press release on Bartz firing

Company's board of directors announces a management reorganization that sees Tim Morse replacing Carol Bartz as CEO.
(Posted in Digital Media by CNET News staff)
September 6, 2011 5:19 p.m. PT

Yahoo's Bartz out as chief executive

In a note to employees, Bartz says she was fired by the board. Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will serve as interim CEO.
(Posted in Digital Media by Jay Greene and Steven Musil)
September 6, 2011 4:12 p.m. PT

previous coverage

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, combative as ever, defends herself and her company

A "fireside chat" between Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington was anything but ordinary.
(Posted in ZDNet's Between the Lines by Andrew Nusca)
May 24, 2010, 12:50 p.m. PT

 

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