Yahoo Shake-Up – Bartz and Schneider emails amid the turmoil

September 30, 2010

Bartz5Yahoo confirmed news of a departure tri-fecta, in which Hilary Schneider, EVP of the  Americas, David Ko, SVP Audience, Mobile and Local, North America, and Jimmy Pitaro, VP Media, all jumped ship.

Yahoo Chief slams Apple’s iAd

September 15, 2010

jobsiad2You might think from listening to most of the world’s iPhone, iPad, i-everthingelse enthusiasts that Steve Jobs and Apple can do no wrong, but not everybody is in agreement. 

For Yahoo, Tiger scandal better than Michael Jackson

December 8, 2009

Celebrity deaths are big news. But nothing warms a media executive’s heart more than a good celebrity sex scandal.

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Bunch of Yahoos

October 29, 2009

A string of Yahoo sales, engineering and product executives took the stage on Wednesday in the company's first full-day briefing with analysts since May 2006, all with a mantra that came down from on high: "Today is the beginning of a journey back to respect," said CEO Carol Bartz.

Yahoo’s Bartz to cynics: Leave us alone!

September 22, 2009

In politics, bashing the so-called “coastal elitists” is a time-honored tradition.

Carol Bartz! It’s You!

September 21, 2009

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was right by the Reuters office this morning, ringing the morning bell at Nasdaq on 43rd Street and Broadway, so I ran down to catch a glimpse and lob a few questions at her. With all the buzz about Yahoo’s new marketing campaign, which is set to be unveiled tomorrow, I asked Bartz if she was excited.

Microsoft and Yahoo: The morning after

July 30, 2009

Ah, the morning after.

Microsoft and Yahoo have finally come to an understanding, putting to rest what seemed like an endless back-and-forth (As Barry Diller said yesterday,  “We’re not going to have to talk about whether or not it’s going to happen anymore).

Bartz shuns f-bomb, hearts Bing

July 22, 2009

By now, reporters and analysts who cover Yahoo have come to expect (and dare I say, delight in) CEO Carol Bartz’s colorful figures of speech and the occasional f-bomb drop during conference calls.

Microsoft’s big man on campus

May 7, 2009

Steve Ballmer knows how to pack a house.

Stanford University’s Memorial Hall was filled to its almost 2,000 capacity on Wednesday, as the voluble Microsoft CEO took the stage.

Yahoo’s Bartz drops the F-bomb

April 22, 2009

The most notable incident in Yahoo’s first-quarter earnings conference call Tuesday came in the closing minutes.