Yahoo Ad Serving Technology: Fail!


Those mourning the loss of racy comedian George Carlin this morning will be glad to know that it's not too late to get tickets to Carlin's "Live comedy," according to Yahoo.
Okay, you can't really catch Carlin live anymore. But this morning Yahoo pages carried the awkward juxtaposition of the news of Carlin's death with advertisements to "Save on tickets for Carlin's live comedy." Well, yes. We're sure those tickets are very cheap now.
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Yahoo! RésuméGate: Day 6

Patti S. Hart, the Yahoo director who headed the board search committee that picked Scott Thompson as the company’s chief executive, will not stand for re-election, a person briefed on the matter told DealBook on Tuesday. Ms. Hart’s departure, which could be announced as soon as Tuesday afternoon, is the first significant response by Yahoo amid the growing controversy over Mr. Thompson’s academic record. The company is also expected to formally announce later on Tuesday the formation of a three-member board committee to investigate Mr. Thompson’s hiring and how erroneous academic information appeared in official company documents. [Dealbook, earlier]