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January 13, 2009

Yahoo names Bartz new CEO

According to CNN Money: “Yahoo Inc. announced Tuesday that it had hired veteran technology executive Carol Bartz as its new CEO.”

“Bartz ran software company Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) for 14 years, most recently serving as executive chairwoman. San Rafael, Calif.-based Autodesk, with just over 7,000 employees worldwide, is about half the size of Yahoo.”

“Bartz is taking over an embattled Yahoo. In mid-November, co-founder Jerry Yang stepped down after failed attempts to improve the company’s performance.”

November 19, 2008

Yahoo: Past, Present and Future

According to DesignFail.org blog:

Yahoo Past, Present and Future

Yahoo Past, Present and Future

November 18, 2008

With Jerry Yang Gone, What Yahoo Should Do Next

According to Gigaom “Jerry Yang, after a tumultuous reign as the chief executive officer of Yahoo(s YHOO), the company he co-founded with David Filo, announced today that he is stepping down from the top slot. The news was first reported by Kara Swisher and later confirmed by Yahoo in a press release.”

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November 16, 2008

Yahoo Layoffs Set for December 10

“Yahoo said that the previously announced layoffs at the Internet giant are set to take effect on December 10.
Yahoo confirmed it would cut it workforce by “at least” 10 percent of its global workforce–or about 1,400 to 1,500–on October 21, as part of its third-quarter earnings call. But it did not give an exact date for the action.”

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