New OpenStack clouds mean something for everyone

If there isn’t an OpenStack cloud you fancy, wait a second, there’s more — a lot more — in the pipeline. Cloudscaling, Metacloud and Dreamhost will all preview their take on the open-source cloud this week at the OpenStack Summit in San Diego.

Can Yahoo’s new CEO really end the media vs. tech debate?

Yahoo’s newly appointed CEO Scott Thompson wants the discussion over whether Yahoo is a media or tech company to come to an end — according to him, Yahoo can be both. But in this age of increasing specialization, is that a realistic goal?

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns after 16 years as “Chief Yahoo”

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors and all his other positions with the company, effective Tuesday. Yang has been with Yahoo since he co-founded the company in 1995; his departure comes less than two weeks after Scott Thompson joined as CEO.

Will Yahoo turn out to be an egg on its buyer’s face?

Silicon Valley is abuzz with rumors of Yahoo and its private equity buyers. And there are many. Whatever comes of these moves, the questions are, can Yahoo be saved? What is the value that can be retrieved? And will it become Waterloo for the P/E folks?