Sure, Bartz went out fighting, even calling the board members doofuses. And, yes, there will now be some drama about the future of Yahoo! Will China's Alibaba Group buy the company? Will co-founder Jerry Wang find a way to take the company private?
However, there wasn't a shareholder revolt clamoring for change -- at least not a vocal one. Sure, Yahoo!'s shares underperformed the market during Bartz's tenure. She never should have outsourced Yahoo!'s search roots to Microsoft (NAS: MSFT) , and maybe things would have been different if she had been successful in acquiring Groupon.
Yahoo! did make the right decision, but now the real fireworks will start as the boardroom comes under fire for hiring her in the first place.
Briefly in the news
And now let's take a quick look at some of the other stories that shaped our week.
Netflix (NAS: NFLX) launched its streaming service in Brazil on Monday, with 42 other countries through Latin America and the Caribbean set to complete their rollout in a few days. Can I stream Brazil in Brazil?
Until next week, I remain,
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