But we’re indulging in a little wishful thinking (it is Friday, after all) by imagining a Microsoft with an unconventional woman at the helm.
Editor’s Pick Marissa Mayer deserves a lot of credit for boosting Yahoo’s stock and generally making Yahoo more relevant than it’s been in years.
Yahoo‘s revenue dropped 13 percent compared to the same period last year, the company reported today. In its quarterly earnings’ announcement Tuesday, Yahoo reported $1,324 million in GAAP revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011, while costs increased by 10 percent. Excluding traffic acquisition costs from Yahoo’s partnership with Microsoft and others, the company brought in $1,169 million — down just three percent compared to last year.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang has resigned from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions, the company announced late today. Yang also resigned from the boards of Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group.
Yahoo’s board is considering selling its holdings of Alibaba Group and its Japanese affiliate back to the majority owners, a move that would score the company around $17 billion as it tries to find solid footing in troublesome year.
[vimeo 31273554 w=640 h=360] This week, IBM named its first-ever female CEO, Virginia Rometty.
Google is the latest company to be connected to a potential buyout of troubled Yahoo Inc. The search giant has talked to at least two equity firms about helping it acquire a chunk of Yahoo, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, which sites an unnamed source close to the matter.
We’ve all heard insanity defined as doing the same thing and expecting different results.
Yahoo co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang is apparently interested in buying out the company and taking it private, reports Reuters.
ABC News will begin distributing its news content through Yahoo, it announced today.
Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz resigned from the company’s board of directors Friday, according to a Wall Street Journal report published today.
Aol and Yahoo have had their most embarrassing moments this week under the media spotlight. So it’s only natural that the two companies are rumored to be talking about a merger.
Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz might be at risk of losing money from her severance package due to offensive comments made about company’s board of directors in an interview published Thursday.
Barely 24 hours after getting fired from her position as CEO via a phone call from Yahoo’s chairman of the board, Carol Bartz tells Fortune, ”These people fucked me over.”
We’re reading reports that Yahoo is hiring a new team of advisory firms and financial professionals to help resuscitate the company following the dramatic ouster of former CEO Carol Bartz.
Editor's Pick As the firing of Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz suggests, patience is wearing thin among board directors at big technology companies. Bartz’s ouster follows the firing of other CEOs for offenses that would be classified as misdemeanors at any other type of company.
Here’s a timeline of major events in the history of Yahoo.
Yahoo has fired its chief executive officer Carol Bartz and named the company’s chief financial officer Tim Morse as interim CEO.
The LA Times is reporting that Yahoo is the undisclosed potential buyer that made an offer to purchase popular video streaming company Hulu Tuesday.