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Sarin linked to Yahoo CEO job

Telecompaper reports that former Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin is among the candidates for the CEO job open at Yahoo, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Yahoo shareholder urges sale of search to Microsoft

Reuters notes that Ivory Investment Management LP, which owns 1.5 percent of shares in Yahoo, urged the Internet company to sell its search business to Microsoft, saying such a deal could more than double Yahoo’s value.

Yahoo cuts staff

Dow Jones reports that struggling Internet giant Yahoo on Wednesday began handing out pink slips to approximately 1,500 employees, part of a previously announced effort to reduce its workforce by 10 percent and slash costs by about US$400 million a year.

Sarin set to rule out Yahoo move

A Financial Times report claims that Arun Sarin, the former head of Vodafone, has decided not to pursue the possibility of becoming the next chief executive of Yahoo.

Yahoo closes in on new CEO

The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo is in the final stretch of its search for a CEO, and a decision could come as soon as next week.

Yahoo names Bartz as CEO

Yahoo has appointed Carol Bartz as its new CEO, effective immediately. Bartz replaces Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.

Yahoo CEO may keep search business

Reuters notes that, according to a Dow Jones Newswires report, Yahoo’s new chief executive Carol Bartz told employees yesterday her gut instinct is to hang on to the company’s search business.

Microsoft and Yahoo executives meet

The New York Times reports that Microsoft’s chief executive, Steve Ballmer, met in New York earlier this week with Roy J. Bostock, Yahoo’s chairman, prompting speculation that negotiations over a Web search deal between the two companies could be restarting.

Yahoo chief wont sell company

The Guardian notes that Carol Bartz, the new boss of Yahoo, brushed aside talk of selling the business as the company slumped US$303 million into the red for the final quarter of 2008.

Microsoft to target netbooks with Windows 7

In a speech to analysts in New York this week Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed that the long-awaited new version of its mobile operating system – Windows 7 – will launch in January 2010, reports Reuters.