You Say Goodbye and We Say Hello

To our dear readers: Thank you, thank you very much.
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The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

How can you miss us if we won’t go away?
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Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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Carrot Flop: Twitter CEO Costolo Finds Lack of Woman on Board Is No Joking Matter

Two men fight over women, of course.
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The Logo Wears Prada — Yahoo’s Latest Brand Is Skinny and Stark, With ! Intact

The new Yahoo brand looks like it works at Vogue magazine.
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After Big Fundraising, Uber Hires CFO From Google

Presumably, it’s to keep track of all the big funding the transportation logistics startup just got that values it at $3.5 billion.
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Yahoo Paid $60M to $70M for Rockmelt — Will Dump Browser and Use Tech to Better Deliver Its Media and Mobile Properties

Big money for tech that essentially failed to find customers.
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Former Facebook Exec Ali Rosenthal Joins MessageMe as COO

Can the mobile app that lets you communicate better on a smartphone break out with new exec?
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