Categories: companies

And So the Yahoo Layoffs Finally Begin. But a New CEO? Not That Soon

Posted by: Rob Hof on December 10

In a blog post starkly titled “Tough times,” Yahoo cofounder and CEO Jerry Yang announced that the embattled Internet icon’s long-awaited layoffs have begun. Yang’s memo to the depleted troops…

Gateway—A Trip Down Memory Lane

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on August 27

The impending sale of Gateway to Acer and the potential disappearance of the Gateway brand brings back memories of the early days of the PC business. Back in the mid-80s,…

Girl Power in Silicon Valley

Posted by: Rob Hof on February 05

I had the opportunity in late January to see the future of entrepreneurship. And the great thing is, it wasn’t two guys in a garage. It was a bunch of…

Make or Break for Web 2.0 Startups

Posted by: Rob Hof on January 29

My colleague Heather Green points out in a new story something I’ve always wondered when I hear how cheap it is to start a Web company today: If it’s so…

Quick: Name the world’s biggest tech company

Posted by: Peter Burrows on June 01

It’s IBM, right? Well, that’s only half right—because Hewlett-Packard has now pulled into a dead heat with Big Blue. I discovered this while rummaging around Yahoo Finance this morning. If…

BW’s IT 100 List

Posted by: Heather Green on June 10

Pointer to the BW annual IT 100 list and articles.

The rise of the next networking giant?

Posted by: Stephen Baker on June 01

A networking exec spins a vision of private equity building the next giant of the industry

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