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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus