The Great Debate

Silence is no defense for Euro tech executives

November 24, 2008

— Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

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A man keys in a message onto a mobile phone in a Milan bar March 3, 2006. REUTERS/Daniele LA Monaca

For Yahoo’s Yang, news keeps getting worse

November 14, 2008

– Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

Jerry Yang’s elevation to chief executive at Yahoo Inc after a long period of decline at the Web pioneer had the air of a fairy tale where the noble prince grows up and restores his kingdom’s faded glory.