When Arrington suggested that Yahoo's growth lagged compared to competitors, she responded, to the glee of the audience and the seeming befuddlement of Arrington:
Steve Jobs came back to Apple in 1997 -- the iPod came out four years later. Three years after that is the first time his market cap grew. It took seven years. I've been here a few months. Give me a break. You are involved in a very tiny company... It probably takes you a long time just to convince yourself what the hell to do. So I don't want to hear any crap about something magical that the fine people of Yahoo are supposed to do in this short amount of time. So @#$% off.
She added, "And that one I meant."
A great show, for sure, but some still have concerns about Yahoo's direction as it outsources its personals to Match.com and forms a joint venture with Nokia for its email, instant messaging, and maps.
But what the @#$% do they know?
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— Erin Barker, Digital Content Reporter, Light Reading Cable