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Carol Bartz: “Yahoo F**** Me Over”

September 8, 2011 | 11:47 am

Carol Bartz: “Yahoo F**** Me Over”

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I’m starting to wonder if Carol Bartz is actually a character in a David Mamet play. Here’s the money quote from what she told Fortune magazine last night. “These people f**** me over.” Bartz goes on to recount that the axe came down while she was traveling in New York. She says board chairman Roy […]

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Carol Bartz Memos: A Best Of

September 7, 2011 | 4:01 pm

Carol Bartz Memos: A Best Of

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Back in 2009 I happened to overlap with Carol Bartz at Yahoo! for a few months. I was a contractor, she was the CEO, so we didn’t end exactly end up playing golf together. I did happen to be, however, one of thousands of recipients of this early memo from the new boss, sent to […]

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Morning Splash: Prop 8 Backers Appear to Win Legal Round; Yahoo’s Bartz Fired; Solyndra Worker Class Action Suit; Guv to Decide on Shark Fin Ban

September 7, 2011 | 7:51 am

Morning Splash: Prop 8 Backers Appear to Win Legal Round; Yahoo’s Bartz Fired; Solyndra Worker Class Action Suit; Guv to Decide on Shark Fin Ban

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Justices seem to side with backers of Prop. 8 (SF Chronicle) The California Supreme Court signaled Tuesday that it won’t stand in the way of a showdown in federal court over the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. At a hearing in San Francisco, all seven justices, including newly confirmed Justice Goodwin Liu, appeared to agree […]

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Carol Bartz Fired as Yahoo! CEO

September 6, 2011 | 4:35 pm

Carol Bartz Fired as Yahoo! CEO

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Update 5:58 p.m. Yahoo! has confirmed that Carol Bartz is out as CEO. Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse is taking over as interim CEO. Adding insult to injury, Yahoo! shares are up over six percent after-hours. The news was first reported by Kara Swisher on All Things Digital. A number of sources, including TechCrunch , […]

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December 15, 2010 | 6:47 pm

Carol Bartz’s Layoff Memo to Yahoos

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Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz’s layoff memo to employees, which complains about leaks, was leaked to journalist Kara Swisher, who has posted it. The New York Observer ran the memo through a word cloud app and came up with this… More on Yahoo!

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