Yahoo may have dealt roughly with CEO Carol Bartz when they fired her over the phone, but Bartz will have the last laugh when she walks away with a cool $10 million in cash and stocks.
Carol Bartz confirmed she's been fired from her position as CEO of Yahoo over the phone (how cold). The short announcement was sent to Yahoo employees via email from her iPad:
Recently, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz forecasted trouble for Google because search accounts for "99.9% of their business." In a talk with Michael Arrington today, Google's President of Global Sales Operations Nikesh Arora leveled this response. Giddyup.
In an interview with the BBC, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz had some words of advice for those simplistic up-and-comers at Google: diversify! That sound you hear? It's everyone on the internet scratching their heads at the same time.
Happy Birthday, Yahoo! You turned 15 today. As a present, here's a pretty scathing assessment of you from Ditherati, compliments of Twitter. You know, your new content-sharing partner! It's okay... everyone's teen years are awkward.
That's Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz at the UBS Media Conference, celebrating the revenue generated by another human being's personal tragedy. Hang in there, Yahoo! You're just a few thousand celebrity scandals away from relevance.