There's some kind of sick good cop/bad cop deal going down at Yahoo. CEO Carol Bartz swears, smacks down reporters and threatens "dropkicks." Her enforcer, meanwhile, has a Pomeranian named Clio and loves David Sedaris and peach cobbler ice cream.
Yahoo's PR operation has been a disaster of late. Its former top flack maybe leaked an ex-employee's nasty performance evaluation; another was caught sleeping during a shareholder's meeting. So Yahoo spread word: its new guy is nice and conscious!
Electronic Arts has hired Eric Brown, an EA veteran, back from McAfee as CFO to replace the abruptly departing Warren Jenson. This comes as the company is trying to buy rival Take-Two Interactive. [WSJ]