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Yahoo! revenue! AND! profits! bomb! as! expected!

Yahoo! surprised no one yesterday when it reported its third quarter results to Wall Street. The company, which is searching for a replacement CEO following Carol Bartz's undignified sacking in September, said its Q3 net income hit $293m, or 23 cents a share. But that's down 26 per cent on the same period a year earlier, when …
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Oct 2011
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Yahoo! tech! boss! quits!

Yet more corporate chess pieces have been moved at Yahoo!, which yesterday replaced its CTO Raymie Stata with Ash Munshi. According to All Things Digital, Stata hasn't turned his back on the flailing firm, instead preferring to take on the role of "entrepreneur in residence". Yahoo said Stata was simply returning to his " …
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Oct 2011
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Alibaba! wants! to! be! Yahoo! purple! prince!

The boss of Alibaba, which is part owned by Yahoo!, wants to be handed the keys to the Purple Palace. Jack Ma told a gathering of people at Stanford University that his Chinese e-commerce company would be "very interested in Yahoo!", Reuters reported. Alibaba runs domestic Chinese and Japanese services and also operates a bit …
Kelly Fiveash, 3 Oct 2011
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Kick! Bostock! out! too! demands! Yahoo! shareholder!

Outspoken hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb has discharged another strongly-worded letter to Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang and the board, urging changes at the top to bring the company back from the brink. Loeb, who heads up the Third Point fund, which holds a 5 per cent stake in Yahoo!, is not content with Yahoo!'s sacking of CEO …
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Yahoo! 'f**ked me over'! says! Carol! Bartz!

Breaking up is hard to do for recently fired Yahoo! boss Carol Bartz, who learned she had been sacked via a telephone call from the company's chairman Roy Bostock. It could have been worse: instead of being paid $10m to leave quietly after failing to fix Yahoo!'s ailing business, the firm could easily have dumped Bartz via a …
Kelly Fiveash, 9 Sep 2011
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Yahoo! fires! CEO! Carol! Bartz!

Carol Bartz is no longer the CEO of Yahoo!, according to a report citing sources at the company, and she has apparently confirmed the news with a brief note to company employees. The company has not yet responded to a request for comment. AllThingsD reports that chief financial officer Tim Morse has been tapped to serve as …
Cade Metz, 7 Sep 2011
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Yahoo! loses! revenue!

Yahoo!'s revenue fell slightly compared to last year, thanks to rubbish sales of US display adverts. The portal failed to see much joy from its search agreement with Microsoft. Total revenue was $1.07bn for the three months ended 30 June 2011, a 5 per cent drop on the $1.12bn it made in the same quarter of 2010. Income from …
John Oates, 20 Jul 2011
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Yahoo! preps build-your-own-dynamic-website service

Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz has indicated that her company is developing a service that will allow third-party websites to dynamically optimize their content using Yahoo!'s recently-revamped back-end infrastructure. "[Optimizing and personalizing web content] doesn't scale with most companies," Bartz said during an appearance at …
Cade Metz, 17 Nov 2010
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Yahoo! chief! produces! magician's! hat! on! 15th! birthday!

Yahoo! boss Carol Bartz popped a few champagne corks with reporters yesterday to celebrate the struggling web firm’s 15th birthday, and at the same time admitted that a turnaround could take years. Bartz, who has been at Yahoo! for nearly 14 months, has a four-year contract with the company. It expires in 2013 by which time …
Kelly Fiveash, 3 Mar 2010
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Yahoo's! Maggie! Wilderotter! jumps! overboard!

A former Microsoft VP - who at one point was considered for the top job at Yahoo! - is stepping down from the web giant’s board of directors at the end of the year. According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Maggie Agnes Wilderotter has handed in her resignation and will serve out her final day on 31 December …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Sep 2009
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Ballmer! in! anything! could! happen! shocker! over! Yahoo! deal!

Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer is still holding his arms out to internet giant Yahoo!. Speaking at the Cannes Lion 2009 ad festival yesterday, Big Steve said: “We remain open to a partnership with Yahoo!”, according to Reuters. When asked if an agreement between the rival web firms could be reached, Ballmer added: "Who knows …
Kelly Fiveash, 25 Jun 2009
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More layoffs due at Yahoo!

There are likely to be more job cuts at Yahoo! - the first since Carol Bartz took over the CEO's job in January. Official confirmation is unlikely ahead of the company's first quarter results on 21 April. A spokesman for the company refused to comment to The Register. Yahoo! cut 1,500 positions in December last year while …
John Oates, 15 Apr 2009
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Yahoo! to! name! former! Autodesk! chief! as! new! CEO!

Updated It appears that Yahoo! will name former Autodesk boss Carol Bartz as its next chief executive officer. According to The Wall Street Journal, Bartz has accepted the company's offer to replace Jerry Yang, the man who rejected a $47.5bn takeover bid from Steve Ballmer and Microsoft. Yahoo! did not immediately respond to a …
Cade Metz, 13 Jan 2009

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