“But this month, the 40-year-old was a featured speaker at a popular tech conference in San Francisco along with the founders of Twitter Inc. and new Yahoo Inc. YHOO +1.18%CEO Marissa Mayer.”
Well, that’s that then. All the talk a while ago about AOL possibly merging with Yahoo is officially off the table for now, according to AOL’s CEO Tim Armstrong.
“I’ve never talked to Marissa [Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo] about merging AOL and Yahoo,” he said, speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco today.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer offered some brief comments about the departure of COO Henrique De Castro during today’s earnings webcast.
The company announced earlier this month that De Castro, who joined Yahoo from Google in 2012, was leaving. The move that was widely seen as a firing resulting from De Castro’s difficulties turning around the ad business.