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Why Adding Marc Benioff Is A Brilliant Decision From Cisco (CSCO, CRM)

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It's a major coup for Cisco that Salesforce.com founder and CEO Mark Benioff has agreed to join Cisco's board. First of all, if any company could use a little Benioff pizazz, it's Cisco. Although Cisco is still the biggest, baddest network vendor in the world, it is facing a whole...
Why Adding Marc Benioff Is A Brilliant Decision From Cisco (CSCO, CRM)
It’s official: Levinsohn interim Yahoo CEO, Loeb in
Hulu bidding war edges up to $1B with DirecTV offer (report)
What Now… Yahoo?

Yahoo's Tumblr takover is a bold roll of the dice

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CEO Marissa Meyer risks blowing the blogging platform's cool - but the deal could rejuvenate the tech giant's ad businessDespite the breadth and diversity of life online, there are relatively few opportunities to make the kind of acquisitions that make the industry stop and take stock. Yahoo's $1.1bn deal to...
Yahoo's Tumblr takover is a bold roll of the dice

Yahoo finance chief Ken Goldman in line for $18m cash package

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Veteran executive Ken Goldman to receive $1.1m in salary and bonus as new boss Marissa Meyer seeks to turn firm aroundYahoo's new finance boss will receive up to $18m in salary, bonuses, restricted stock and stock options over the next four years, according to a regulatory filing.Ken Goldman, a veteran...
Yahoo finance chief Ken Goldman in line for $18m cash package

Carol Bartz on the Yahoo Board That Fired Her and Advice for Marissa Mayer

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In a speech, Yahoo's former chief executive, Carol Bartz, spoke about her regrets about the board that fired her, gave advice for the company's new chief executive and celebrated being able to buy her own bling....
Carol Bartz on the Yahoo Board That Fired Her and Advice for Marissa Mayer

Boot up: Google's music offer, PHP vulnerability, anti-piracy gets worse and more

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Plus is the US good for Lumia sales?, Samsung's truncated lineup, more 3D printing and moreA quick burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamBartz: "By the way, I DO have a computer science degree" >> Business InsiderMoments ago, activist Yahoo shareholder Eric...
Boot up: Google's music offer, PHP vulnerability, anti-piracy gets worse and more

Yet another Yahoo CEO tries to cut to glory

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The news that’s been telegraphed for weeks is done: Yahoo has finally confirmed that roughly 2,000 staffers, 14.1 percent of its workforce, are losing their jobs as new CEO Scott Thompson remakes the business around the buzzwords smaller, nimbler, core, best in class.  Thompson, the surprise choice to fill the gap left...
Yet another Yahoo CEO tries to cut to glory

Exclusive: In Yet Another Internal Hire, Yahoo's Mayer Makes Mann Search King

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Longtime Yahoo techie Laurence “Laurie” Mann, who has recently been SVP of engineering operations at the Silicon Valley Internet giant, has been given the new job of heading its search efforts, according to sources inside the company. The appointment by CEO Marissa Mayer, also announced in an internal memo...
Exclusive: In Yet Another Internal Hire, Yahoo's Mayer Makes Mann Search King

Bartz: "By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree" (YHOO)

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Moments ago, activist Yahoo shareholder Eric Jackson tweeted: "Just heard Carol Bartz's reaction to L'Affair Thompson by someone who talked to her: 'By the way, I DO have a Computer Science degree." Funny. Sad that it's funny. So is this quote from a Yahoo exec we talked to earlier this week:...
Bartz: "By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree" (YHOO)

Yahoo as an internet information filter

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Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz is talking up personalization again, this time in an Esquire article:When you talk about the Internet growing to 225 million sites, you've got to ask: Who's parsing all that? How do you make sense of all that stuff?I mean, who has time to wander all over...
Yahoo as an internet information filter
Yahoo CEO: Need to be clearer about what we won’t do

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer era begins with a lift as firm posts 'solid' results

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First set of results under new chief executive beat analysts' expectations as Meyer says Yahoo's future is 'incredibly bright'Yahoo beat analysts' expectations on Monday as it posted its first set of results under Marissa Mayer, the former Google executive who took over the troubled internet firm in July.Mayer said her...
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer era begins with a lift as firm posts 'solid' results

Carol Bartz To Michael Arrington: “F*ck Off!”

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Carol Bartz To Michael Arrington: “F*ck Off!”

EA Hires Former Yahoo Exec Blake Jorgensen to Fill CFO Vacancy

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For the past five months, Electronic Arts has been operating without a permanent top finance executive, after Eric Brown suddenly resigned. Today, the game company has hired Blake Jorgensen as its full-time EVP and CFO. Jorgensen joins most recently from Levi Strauss & Co.; prior to that, he was CFO at...
EA Hires Former Yahoo Exec Blake Jorgensen to Fill CFO Vacancy
Pink is the New Purple!

So Can We Please Finally Stop Saying 'Web 2.0' Now?

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After eight years, the Web 2.0 Summit is on indefinite hiatus so cohost John Battelle can concentrate on his new book. This hopefully means we can all stop saying "Web 2.0." The conference was always one of the best -- the guests included a lot of A-list CEOs in...
So Can We Please Finally Stop Saying 'Web 2.0' Now?

Why Yahoo shouldn't sell search

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During Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz's conference call Tuesday to discuss the company's quarterly results, there was much to discuss: Sales fell 13% and profits sank 78% as advertisers cut back on online spending. And the company confirmed reports of layoffs, saying it would shed about 675 jobs. Yet analysts seemed...
Why Yahoo shouldn't sell search

THE PR 50: The Best Communications Pros In Technology

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Behind every high-powered technology company and executive is usually a man or woman (and often a team) making sure the company's message is coming off right. Often enough, we don't give these people a lot of praise. Dealing with public relations professionals can be frustrating and at times excruciating. But we...
THE PR 50: The Best Communications Pros In Technology

So Which is More Offensive A Painting From The Art Institute of Chicago or Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Telling Mike Arrington to “Fuck Off” At a Public Tech Conference in New York City?

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See that photo above? It’s by a famous artist Jules-Joseph Lefebvre and hangs in the Art Institute of Chicago. It was painted in 1874. I took it last year when I visited the museum. It’s also a photo of mine that is presently being censored by Flickr. Apparently showing...
So Which is More Offensive A Painting From The Art Institute of Chicago or Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz Telling Mike Arrington to “Fuck Off” At a Public Tech Conference in New York City?

Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight

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Let’s put this in the simplest terms: Yahoo cannot spend the next half year in any kind of testy proxy battle with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb. Not shouldn’t. Can’t. Having closely covered the last goat rodeo in 2008 with corporate troublemaker Carl Icahn — which ended in big shareholders...
Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight

Bartz: Yahoo's Board Was 'Clueless' (YHOO)

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In an interview with the WSJ's Alan Murray, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz says her turnaround efforts at the company failed because she had to deal with intense scrutiny from the press and a "clueless" board. Watch: Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Bartz: Yahoo's Board Was 'Clueless' (YHOO)
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

Yahoo Adds Facebook, Begins New Role as Social Network Aggregator

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Yahoo has announced a series of changes set to roll out this week that integrate Facebook's social networking service into various Yahoo properties, including Yahoo Mail and its homepage. Also included in the announcement is news of a refresh for Yahoo Profiles. Originally launched in 2008, the new profiles will...
Yahoo Adds Facebook, Begins New Role as Social Network Aggregator

Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

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It’s back to the future time at Yahoo, it seems. The Internet portal/media giant has decided to invest in original content again, embarking on a hiring spree that’s so far added almost a dozen journalists from both traditional print media outlets (like Jane Sasseen from BusinessWeek) and online media...
Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads

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Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was the keynote speaker at her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday. She spoke about what it was like to earn a computer science degree as a woman back in the 1970s, and offered a lot of advice about failure. A few highlights: *Always...
Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads

Yahoo Is Teed Up to Buy a Sports Site–BoomTown Is Betting on Citizen Sports for the Score!

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According to numerous sources inside and outside the company, Yahoo is poised to slam dunk–I apologize, but sports puns are so easy–an acquisition of an online sports site this week. And, predicted several of those sources, that is most likely to be San Francisco-based Citizen Sports, a maker of...
Yahoo Is Teed Up to Buy a Sports Site–BoomTown Is Betting on Citizen Sports for the Score!

Next question after Scott Thompson's departure: what is Yahoo actually for?

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Since the advent of Google, and then Twitter and Facebook, the company hasn't had a unique selling pointAs the furore swirled around Scott Thompson a few days ago, the previous Yahoo chief executive, Carol Bartz, told some of the media: "You know, I actually do have a computer science degree."...
Next question after Scott Thompson's departure: what is Yahoo actually for?

Exclusive: Yahoo Front Page Head Tapan Bhat Leaves Company

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Another longtime Yahoo exec is departing–this time Tapan Bhat (pictured here), who had purview over the Internet giant’s important front page. The news of the departure came in an internal email from new Chief Product Officer Blake Irving, titled “Busy Week” that highlighted the Yahoo (YHOO) investor day that...
Exclusive: Yahoo Front Page Head Tapan Bhat Leaves Company
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