Much like Carol Bartz, Scott Thompson is leaving a company at which he was successful.
Rumors that Yahoo was up for sale again boosted the firm's stock price towards the end of the week and a leaked memo from cofounder Jerry Yang added fuel to the acquisition flames.
Carol Bartz was ousted from her spot as CEO of Yahoo, but don't shed too many tears for her.
When the news hit that Carol Bartz was fired from Yahoo, and terminated over the phone no less, it obviously conjured up a lot of bad memories for many people.
There is a unique skill to turning around a company. It requires pragmatism and an inherent toughness because, typically, you have to first cut the corporation down to a foundation you can build from.
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz has been fired - by telephone. The move's a sudden one, with chief financial officer Tim Morse being named by the board as interim CEO while the company finds a permanent replacement.
Carol Bartz, the CEO of Yahoo, has nothing but bad things to say about Apple's iAd mobile advertising platform. Yahoo!? Really?
Nokia and Yahoo, two powerhouse companies that have been blindsighted by emerging technologies around them, are apparently working on something big.
Carol Bartz, who is my favorite person in the whole world for the next three minutes, thinks Google's kind of one dimensional. Oooh, burn!
The US and EU have approved a mega search deal - without restrictions - between Microsoft and Yahoo.