Today in Tech: Carol Bartz fired from Yahoo, says so from iPad

September 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)

Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

* 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)

* Nvidia (NVDA) CEO Jen-Hsun Huang predicts the chipset company's revenues will grow tenfold to $20 billion by 2015. (CNET)

* Conde Nast is spinning off Reddit as a standalone operation. (BetaBeat)

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JP Mangalindan
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JP Mangalindan is a San Francisco-based writer at Fortune, covering Silicon Valley. Since joining in 2010, he has written on a wide array of topics, from the turnaround of eBay to the evolution of net neutrality. A graduate of Fordham University, Mangalindan has also written for GQ, Popular Science, and Entertainment Weekly.

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