At this point, the ultimate fate of the beleaguered Internet company is anybody's guess. But here are some of the executives that may get a chance at taking the top spot.
FORTUNE -- It's impossible to guess who might be Carol Bartz's replacement at Yahoo because it's impossible to guess what Yahoo might look like when a replacement is named. It could be a totally different company before a CEO is MOREDan Mitchell, contributor - Sep 8, 2011 2:39 PM ET
The Rupert Murdoch-owned paper ran a couple of very odd stories this week
There's not much doubt, Rupert Murdoch declared on his Fox News cable network last year, that Steve Jobs is the best chief executive in the U.S.
"He's got such incredible focus," he told an interviewer. "He's got such power inspiring the people around him who work for him. And, you know, it's -- it's a highly, highly disciplined company... MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 23, 2011 8:50 AM ET
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Microsoft is paying Nokia $1 billion to develop and market Windows Phone 7 smartphones. In exchange, Nokia will pay Microsoft a fee for each copy of Windows Phone 7 used on its devices, and those costs will likely be offset as the company downsizes its internal MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Mar 8, 2011 6:00 AM ET
It's Sulzberger vs. Murdoch in the battle of the unnamed Apple sources
On Monday, the Wall Street Journal, citing "people familiar with the matter" -- one of whom claimed to have seen a prototype -- reported that Apple (AAPL) was working on an iPhone code-named N97 that was half the size and could be sold for half the price of the current model.
On Friday, the New York Times, citing "people briefed MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 18, 2011 6:13 AM ET
It's not the end of the struggle to translate print media to a digital platform -- it's just the beginning.
Among the media elite, obits are already being written for The Daily. The content is unimaginative, they say. The tech is buggy. The numbers don't add up. And it's mostly true, but maybe they're missing the point.
Once again, Rupert Murdoch has launched a large and flashy innovation lab for the future MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Feb 3, 2011 2:16 PM ET
With an iPad-only product and a burn rate of $500,000 a week, it could be a tough slog
Let's do the math.
The Daily, the first news product designed for Apple's (AAPL) iPad, launched on Wednesday having already burned through $30 million just to get started.
That, says News Corp.'s (NWS) CEO Rupert Murdoch, has been "totally written off."
OK, fine. But now the fun begins.
Producing the thing, according to Murdoch, costs half a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 2, 2011 5:15 PM ET
All eyes on Rupert Murdoch and Apple for the launch of the first iPad daily
After a 45-minute presentation, The Daily was set to go live on the Apple App Store at 12:00 p.m. EST. Here's the link. There's a video tour here. The press were treated with pre-loaded (loaner) iPads in the lobby. A quick hands on:
Paging through The Daily took about 10 minutes. The general impression is more magazine MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 2, 2011 10:48 AM ET
The aging press baron makes one last bid to capture the eyeballs of the Internet generation
[UPDATE: The free (for two weeks) app is available here. There's a video tour here. Click here for our live coverage of the event and first impressions of the product.]
At 11 a.m. EST, a museum-full of reporters and analysts will gather amid the Post-Impressionists at the Guggenheim to watch News Corp.'s (NWS) Rupert Murdoch and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 2, 2011 7:14 AM ET
Rupert Murdoch's new project goes live tomorrow. Here's who he hired to produce it.
Poynter.org's Damon Kiesow has taken some of the surprise out of the invitation-only launch of News Corp.'s (NWS) The Daily at the Guggenheim Museum Wednesday.
We still don't know exactly what the first daily newspaper created specially for Apple's (AAPL) iPad will look or read like, but thanks to Kiesow, we know who Rupert Murdoch has hired to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 1, 2011 1:29 PM ET
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Multiple outlets are reporting that Egypt has shut off local web access, a first in Internet history. Tweeted CNN reporter Ben Wedeman: "No internet, no SMS, what is next? Mobile phones and land lines? So much for stability. #Jan25 #Egypt" The move comes as thousands of Egyptian protesters call for an end to the 30-year dictatorship of 82-year-old MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 28, 2011 6:00 AM ET
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