According to the Alley Insider:
In mid-November, Kara Swisher reported that the bloodletting would take place on December 10, this coming Wednesday.
Layoffs from Yahoo! could mean great news for Yahoo! competitors in the online advertising ecosystem. It’s strikes me that some of these individuals being laid off are not being asked to leave due to poor performance. It’s also worth stating that these are highly training people with a depth and breath of experience in the online world that is highly saught after. I see opportunity here for the few companies that may be in hiring mode to get highly qualified candidates at reduced salaries.