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Carol Bartz fired as Yahoo CEO over the phone

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Carol Bartz, the now former CEO of Yahoo (Image: Yahoo) Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz, who took over three years ago from founder Jerry Yang, has been sacked “effective immediatelty” as the company continues to struggle from rivals Google, Microsoft’s Bing and AOL. Bartz was made CEO in 2009 after Yang’s poor handling of a substantial bid from Microsoft – believing it was too low. She will be replaced by Chief Financial […]

Delicious sold for $1m, heading to StumbleUpon?

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Carol Bartz, CEO of Yahoo, is selling Delicious. But to whom? Yahoo is being reported to have found a buyer for the popular bookmarking service Delicious for US$1 million. Rumours by British newspaper The Guardian are saying that the leading bid is being headed up by StumbleUpon, another web link sharing site. The site, bought by Yahoo in 2005, was supposed to revitalise Yahoo after being integrated to the brand. […]

Morning Briefing: Wednesday 29 December 2010

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Welcome to the Morning Briefing for Wednesday 29 December 2010, where we highlight the tech stories from across the web and what we are watching here at techgeek.com.au. Here’s what we are watching: A new iPod nano hack has been found, allowing the potential to support movies, TV shows, games, address book and even a calendar on the small device. According to Silicon Ally Insider, Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz has […]

Carol Bartz to become Jerry Yang’s successor in CEO position

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Carol Bartz, formally the executive chairman of Autodesk, has been named as the successor of Jerry Yang in the CEO position, as he will go back to his previous positions of being Chief Yahoo and a board member in the board of directors. Bartz. 60, will also become another member in the Board of Directors, and both jobs are effective immediately. “We are very excited to have Carol Bartz leading […]