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LIVE: Yahoo’s Fourth-Quarter Earnings Beat Forecasts; Bartz Says “Not for Sale”

Posted by: Rob Hof on January 27

Yahoo managed to outpace dour expectations for its fourth quarter, beating profit expectations handily. Despite showing a net loss of $303 million thanks to the costs of layoffs and office…

In Other News, Yahoo Settles Shareholder Lawsuit on Severance Plans

Posted by: Rob Hof on December 10

As if Yahoo wasn’t doing enough today with the announced layoff of 1,500 people, it also just settled a shareholder lawsuit over controversial severance plans it adopted shortly after Microsoft’s…

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…

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