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.

from DealZone:

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 blinds analysts with science

October 29, 2009

Three years is a long time to go without having an analyst day, and it seems Yahoo decided to make up for lost time with a marathon seven-plus-hour briefing to Wall Street’s number-crunchers on Wednesday.

Flu and Twitter mark Web 2.0

October 22, 2009

Twitter love was in full bloom at the Web 2.0 conference on Wednesday, with Microsoft and Google each announcing deals to partner with the microblogging service.

Yahoo Hack Day: Let there be Lap Dances!

October 20, 2009

Hack days are de rigueur among Web companies — a standard way to foster innovation and to burnish a company’s street cred among techies. So videos of Yahoo’s recent hack day in Taiwan that surfaced on the Internet should have been good PR.

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.

from The Great Debate:

Forget Microsoft, Yahoo’s value is overseas

August 25, 2009

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

eric_auchard_columnist_shot_2009_june_300_px2The fate of Yahoo Inc has become intertwined in the public's imagination with the success or failure of its dealings with Microsoft Corp in recent years.

from Left field:

Yahoo launches mayoral trash talk in fantasy football league

August 12, 2009

nfl1Get ready for the smack talkĀ as Yahoo is launching a fantasy football competition among 11 U.S. mayors.

Microsoft-Yahoo: whither the boatloads?

July 30, 2009

It takes a deft touch to vanish a boatload of cash, but Yahoo seems to have done it.