Today in Tech: Carol Bartz fired from Yahoo, says so from iPadSeptember 7, 2011: 3:30 AM ET
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"I am very sad to tell you that I've just been fired over the phone by Yahoo's Chairman of the Board. It has been my pleasure to work with all of you and I wish you only the best going forward. Carol / Sent from my iPad" -- former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz (TechCrunch)
* Yesterday afternoon, the blogosphere went into a tizzy when All Things D broke the news that Yahoo (YHOO) chief executive Carol Bartz had been fired. Company CFO Tim Morse will serve as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found. (All Things D via CNNMoney)
* Meanwhile, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington called for AOL to make one of two moves after his new venture capital fund, Crunch Fund, came under scrutiny: reaffirm TechCrunch's editorial independence or sell the blog back to its shareholders. (TechCrunch)
* Hulu is reportedly deliberating over bids from Amazon (AMZN), Yahoo, and the Dish Network (DISH), but it's also weighing a bigger offer from Google (GOOG), which may be asking for more than the free video-streaming service originally put on the table. (Details remain vague.) (All Things D)
* Groupon might delay its initial public offering, or IPO, because of the stock market's volatility. (The New York Times)
* Conde Nast is spinning off Reddit as a standalone operation. (BetaBeat)
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