The Yahoo Annual Meeting Circus Rolls Back Into Town Next Week: Send in the Clowns? (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

In exactly one week at 10 am PST, Yahoo will hold its annual meeting in Silicon Valley, the first time where new CEO Carol Bartz will greet its shareholders in person. She should prep carefully, as the event has been quite a drama over the last two years.

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This Week, Google Talked Search; Next Week, Yahoo Doesa.k.a. Kumo-FUD (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, May 14th, 2009

Suddenly, search! Earlier this week, Google put on a show about its latest search innovations called “Searchology” at its HQ in Silicon Valley. And next Tuesday, Yahoo will trot out its search extravaganza called “Search chalk talk,” during which top search techies will talk up its more innovative products, such as Build Your …

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Google, Yahoo Seed Funders Look to Energy-Saving Companies (Fast Company Magazine)

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

In the May issue I wrote about how the UC Davis Energy Efficiency Center is making efficiency sexy as an investment to Silicon Valley VCs and big companies alike. Now The New York Times has caught on, reporting that Sequoia Capital, which made its name seeding Yahoo and Google, has invested in SynapSense , a UC Davis company mentioned in my story that uses sensors to lower the energy use of data …

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A Google Whiz Searches for His Place on Earth (New York Times)

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Google is based in Silicon Valley. But Sanjay G. Mavinkurve, one of the key engineers on a map project, is not. His wife doesn?t have a visa, so he lives in Canada.

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Ex-Yahoo Ad Exec Karnstedt to Efficient Frontier (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Former top Yahoo advertising exec David Karnstedt , who has been parked at a Silicon Valley venture firm since he left the company, has been named president and CEO of Efficient Frontier.

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Yahoo names tech veteran Carol Bartz as new CEO (USA Today)

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Yahoo confirms that it has hired Silicon Valley veteran Carol Bartz as its new chief executive.

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Google Layoffs: 10,000 Jobs Being Cut, Report Claims (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Google may be preparing to lay off thousands of workers, if a Silicon Valley information service is to be believed. WebGuild cites anonymous inside sources as saying up to 10,000 Google jobs could be on the way out, with smaller scale layoffs already underway.

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Even Google scales back on holiday fun (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Internet search giant Google Inc is known for hosting the most extravagant holiday parties in Silicon Valley, often drawing crowds of over 10,000 and prompting some employees to post ads for party dates on classifieds Website Craigslist.

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Yahoo to announce more jobs cuts as industry braces for tough economy (Vietnam Net)

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Yahoo is expected to announce more job cuts when it reports third-quarter earnings next week, as Silicon Valley’s Internet companies scramble to streamline themselves to face a tough economy, sources said Saturday.

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