Like BoomTown Said, Bartz Is Tops on the Yahoo CEO Short ListHeres the Reaction (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Following on BoomTown’s report earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal followed by also naming former Autodesk top exec Carol Bartz as a contender for Yahoo CEO in a report today.

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Dear Yahoo Board: Cmon, Get On With It (A CEO By Tomorrow Would Be Good) (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

BoomTown’s got nothing, which is not something I like to say very much. I am talking about the Yahoo CEO search, which is either being done by the Internet giant’s board in such elegant secrecy and with such amazing stealth that it is getting by everyone.

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Former Vodafone head up for Yahoo CEO post: WSJ (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Yahoo’s board of directors is moving closer to choosing a new chief executive and the former head of Vodafone Group PLC is among those being considered, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

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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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The Yahoo-AOL Jabberfest Continues Ad Infinitum (Plus Some Jerry Yang Chitter-Chatter on Video) (AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance)

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Last week–in a clear sign that BoomTown has spent way too much face time in front of the idiot box–I compared the endless bickering back-and-forth between Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to the annoying push-me-pull-you antics of Ross and Rachel on the television show, “Friends.”

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More Microsoft-Yahoo Relationship Drama (Portfolio.com via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, November 10th, 2008

Really, these guys are like a dysfunctional high school couple. Over the weekend, visiting Australia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was asked about Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang’s comments last week about the failed Microsoft-Yahoo deal.

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