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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
A new report claims Amazon and Google are bringing voice calls to the Echo and Home. We had fun pretending to make a phone call with the connected speakers.
by Lexy Savvides
Samsung's top boss arrested
In this week's wrap-up, a South Korean court orders the arrest of Samsung's acting leader. Meanwhile in the US, Verizon jumps back on the unlimited data wagon causing every other wireless carrier to take note.