News tagged with carol bartz

Yahoo names PayPal exec as its CEO

Yahoo's previous turnaround attempts have flopped under three different leaders with dramatically different backgrounds - former movie mogul Terry Semel, beloved Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and profanity-spewing ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Yahoo fires Bartz as CEO, names CFO to fill void

Yahoo Inc. fired Carol Bartz as CEO Tuesday after more than 2 1/2 years of financial lethargy that had convinced investors that she couldn't steer the Internet company to a long-promised turnaround.

Sep 07, 2011
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Microsoft, Yahoo team up to ding Google with Bing

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has finally roped Yahoo Inc. into an Internet search partnership, capping a convoluted pursuit that dragged on for years and finally setting the stage for them to make a joint assault ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Alibaba to reach out to Yahoo CEO on stalled deal

(AP) -- Alibaba Group and Japan's Softbank will go directly to Yahoo's chief executive, bypassing negotiators from the U.S. Internet company, after talks over the sale of Yahoo's Asian holdings broke down, a person familiar ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Yahoo! shuts down GeoCities

Yahoo! on Monday closed GeoCities, a free Web hosting service that it purchased for over three billion dollars at the height of the dot-com boom.

Oct 26, 2009
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'Multiple parties' interested in Yahoo!: memo

Yahoo! is fielding inquiries from "multiple parties" who have expressed an interest in the struggling Internet company, officials said Friday in a memo sent to employees and obtained by AFP.

Sep 24, 2011
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New Yahoo! chief gets plump pay package

Yahoo! chief Marissa Mayer will be paid one million dollars a year and be eligible for many times that amount in stock and bonuses if she hangs on to the post, the company revealed on Thursday.

Jul 20, 2012
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How much is Yahoo worth? The case for buying

(AP) -- It's losing business to Google and Facebook. Its stock has gone nowhere since 2008. It just announced its fourth CEO in five years. It's enough to make investors replace the exclamation point in the logo with a question ...

Jan 04, 2012
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Microsoft, Yahoo! in search, ad talks

Microsoft and Yahoo! have held "early discussions" about possible Internet search and advertising partnerships, a leading Silicon Valley technology website reported on Friday.

Apr 10, 2009
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