Jerry Yang signs out of Yahoo
Will Yahoo ever return to prominence?

Jerry Yang, the embattled co-founder and one-time CEO of Yahoo, resigned from the company's board and all other positions Tuesday, setting off an avalanche of tweets and retweets on Twitter. "Wow.. Jerry Yang is stepping down from the Yahoo! board of directors.

I'm going to miss seeing him around here," tweeted one Yahoo employee. Shares of Yahoo jumped five percent in after-hours trading.

The message? Don't let the door hit you on the way out, Jerry. Ouch.

Will Yahoo ever return to prominence?

By Pius-Aghadiuno 01/17/2012 19:00:00