Kara Swisher

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Bartz — As Expected — Off Yahoo Board With a Pile of Goodbye Cash

Ousted CEO Carol Bartz has also left her seat on Yahoo’s board, the company said: “On September 9, 2011, Carol Bartz resigned from the Board of Directors of Yahoo! Inc. effective immediately.” Now, despite a nondisparagement clause and disparaging statements about the board — including calling them “doofuses” — she is in line to get more than $10 million in severance payments.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”