Yahoo On Strike In The Alps Over R&D Closure

It doesn’t take much for a Frenchman to strike. And that’s what French Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) engineers did Wednesday, protesting – very publicly – Carol Bartz’s decision to close an R&D centre that only opened a year ago.

The centre at Grenoble in the Alps had belonged to price comparison site Kelkoo but, when Yahoo off-loaded the site at a loss of more than