Yahoo still open to higher Microsoft offer (TechWorld)

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

But only if the price is right. Facing shareholder ire and a plunging stock price, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said Yahoo board members would still sell the company to Microsoft or another suitor if the price is right.

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Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Tries Image Shift (Forbes)

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Forget the quips being twittered about. Yahoo ( YHOO – news – people ) chief executive Carol Bartz wasn?t at D7 for a stand-up routine. She was here to undo the damage from last year?s indecisive performance by Jerry Yang ?and she did it with a vengeance.

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Will Tough-Talking Bartz Reorg Yahoo Soon and Finally Blue-Pill the Matrix? (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, February 9th, 2009

My favorite anecdote collected so far about new Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has been the one in which she recently called together two separate groups of execs who were direct reports of former Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and President Sue Decker.

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Yahoo Investors Brace For Earnings Decline; Display Looks Weak (Forbes)

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

As Yahoo gathers itself to report its last quarterly earnings under Jerry Yang ?s troubled tenure as chief executive, expectations are fairly low.

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Yahoo?s New Chief Makes a Decisive First Appearance (New York Times)

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Carol Bartz delivered her first speech since she replaced Jerry Yang as Yahoo?s chief executive, offering the glimpse of a personality very different from Mr. Yang?s.

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Corporate raider moves on Yahoo (The Age)

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Corporate raider Carl Icahn increased his stake in Yahoo after co-founder Jerry Yang decided to step down as head of the internet firm.

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Yahoo Sells off Comparison Shopping Arm Kelkoo (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Yahoo has sold Kelkoo, the European comparison shopping service it bought in 2004 — at a time when Microsoft is busy adding such features to its own search offering. The sale, to U.K. company Jamplant, is the first sign since CEO Jerry Yang stepped down last Monday that Yahoo is refocusing.

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What Yahoo Really Needs Is an Editor in Chief (New York Times)

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Not surprisingly, there was a lot of talk on Tuesday about who should replace Jerry Yang as Yahoo?s chief executive. Let me suggest that people are phrasing the question slightly wrong: Yahoo doesn?t need a chief executive so much as an editor in chief.

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Jerry Yang, Yahoo Chief, Plans to Step Down (New York Times)

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Yahoo said Monday evening that Jerry Yang , its chief executive, would step down from that role after the company finds a replacement. Mr. Yang, a co-founder of Yahoo, assumed control of the company a year and a half ago from Terry Semel, a Hollywood studio boss that he hand-picked for the job.

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Search is on for new Yahoo CEO after Yang steps down (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

Yahoo Inc said Jerry Yang will step down as chief executive as soon as the board finds a replacement, sending its shares up 4 percent on hopes his departure will clear the way for a deal with Microsoft.

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