Articles By Nancy Weil

Yahoo CEO Thompson revealed cancer diagnosis right before firing

Scott Thompson told the Yahoo board before he was ousted as CEO over the weekend that he has thyroid cancer, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.Thompson revealed the diagnosis as evidence arose that

Published on: May 14th, 2012 Nancy Weil

BurstPoint CFO speaks out on challenges, lessons learned

Name: Terenzio Volpicelli Age: 37 Time with company: One year Education: Graduate of Bryant University Company headquarters: Westborough, Massachusetts Number of employees: Fewer than 50 About the company: BurstPoint Networks offers a video

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Nancy Weil

10 tech predictions for 2011

We were wrong -- so far -- that Carol Bartz would be ousted as Yahoo CEO by the end of this year, but we were right that Apple's tablet, whose name wasn't known

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Nancy Weil

Family weeps as TJX hacker gets 20 years in slammer

As his parents and sister silently wept, hacker mastermind Albert Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to two concurrent 20-year stints in prison for his role in what prosecutors called the

Published on: March 29th, 2010 Nancy Weil

Top tech quotes of 2009

As the year draws to a close, we thought about the memorable quotes related to IT and offer, in no particular order, 15 that stuck with us.Hey! You! Get off of my cloud!"If

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Nancy Weil

iPhone will dominate, Sun will get new CEO

Well, we blew it a year ago on the prediction that last month's U.S. presidential election would lead to historic turnout -- it didn't quite hit that mark -- and unprecedented problems with

Published on: December 16th, 2008 Nancy Weil

The realities of green computing

More and more lately, IT vendors trumpet their electronic-waste recycling and "takeback" programs, where manufacturers accept responsibility for the full lifecycle of goods they produce. Better yet, we're told, is the rapid trend

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Nancy Weil