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 ...

dateJan 04, 2012 in Business
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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.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Internet
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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 ...

dateJul 29, 2009 in Internet
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Yahoo open to Microsoft deal under right terms

(AP) -- Yahoo Inc.'s chief executive said Wednesday that she is open to joining forces with Microsoft Corp. so both companies can better compete in Internet search, but a deal would need a specific set of terms - including ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Internet
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Yahoo shares rise following Microsoft ad-deal report

SAN FRANCISCO _ Shares of Yahoo Inc. bucked the downward trend for technology stocks Monday and gained more than 7 percent, following reports late last week that the company is in serious discussions with Microsoft Corp. ...

dateApr 13, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateApr 10, 2009 in Internet
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Major Yahoo reorganization looms

Yahoo's new chief executive, Carol Bartz, is set to announce a major reorganization of the company, sources say, raising expectations that the stumbling Internet giant may get back on track after a punishing year.

dateFeb 25, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateJul 20, 2012 in Business
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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 ...

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Business
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