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BBC Worldwide sells travel publisher Lonely Planet to NC2 Media at a loss of $119M

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BBC Worldwide has announced today that it has agreed to sell Lonely Planet, a website and publisher of travel guide books, to NC2 Media for £51.5 million ($77.8 million). The BBC will receive £41.2 million ($62.24 million) once the deal has been completed, followed by the remaining £10.3 million ($15.56...
BBC Worldwide sells travel publisher Lonely Planet to NC2 Media at a loss of $119M

Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)

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Yahoo's CEO search is down to two names, reports AllThingsD's Kara Swisher: interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. Kilar's name has long been mentioned as a Yahoo CEO candidate—even before the disastrous hire-and-fire saga of former PayPal chief Scott Thompson. The former Amazon.com executive is admired for...
Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)
It’s official: Levinsohn interim Yahoo CEO, Loeb in

Yahoo names Google's Marissa Mayer as CEO

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Yahoo’s drawn out search for a CEO has taken an unexpected turn with the company tapping Marissa Mayer, Google’s first female engineer and the head of its location and local services, as its new chief Yahoo. Mayer, who used to lead Google’s search team, is now set to take over...
Yahoo names Google's Marissa Mayer as CEO
General Catalyst hires Adam Valkin from Accel's London office

Google Already Submitted A Term Sheet To Buy Yahoo's Ad Tech (GOOG, YHOO)

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Google made its first offer to buy Yahoo's ad tech business about three months ago, a source with knowledge of the deal tells us. That offer, made while Scott Thompson was still CEO, "didn't make it pass corporate develop," says a source. Talks remain on-going. Previously, we'd heard that Accenture...
Google Already Submitted A Term Sheet To Buy Yahoo's Ad Tech (GOOG, YHOO)

Yahoo finance chief Ken Goldman in line for $18m cash package

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Veteran executive Ken Goldman to receive $1.1m in salary and bonus as new boss Marissa Meyer seeks to turn firm aroundYahoo's new finance boss will receive up to $18m in salary, bonuses, restricted stock and stock options over the next four years, according to a regulatory filing.Ken Goldman, a veteran...
Yahoo finance chief Ken Goldman in line for $18m cash package
Best Buy CEO admits defeat, promises to 'raise the bar' for employees
Former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn leaves Yahoo

Joyent Appoints New CEO And Pushes Out Joyent7 For The Emerging Scaled Out Enterprise

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Joyent has appointed Henry Wasik as its new CEO and released Joyent7 to help companies develop the emerging, scaled-out global enterprise. Wasik replaces Co-Founder Jason Hoffman, who has served as the interim CEO since David Young left the company earlier this year. Wasik most recently served as the president and CEO of...
Joyent Appoints New CEO And Pushes Out Joyent7 For The Emerging Scaled Out Enterprise

Major Yahoo investor calls for firing Thompson, naming interim CEO

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A major Yahoo investor fired another shot at the company's CEO, saying Scott Thompson's apology wasn't enough and that he should be replaced immediately....
Major Yahoo investor calls for firing Thompson, naming interim CEO
Jon Miller: Hulu still essential to broadcasters

How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'

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Best Buy screwed up, and it has experienced a slow, but brutal over the past few months. Or, as Gil Rudawsky at PR Daily so eloquently put it, a "months-long bloodletting." The negative exposure for Best Buy in relation to former CEO Brian Dunn's scandal has been relentless, as headlines constantly pound...
How Best Buy's PR Crisis Turned Into A 'Months-Long Bloodletting'
Former Yahoo CEO gets the boot

ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Best Buy

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While Apple Store employees are all getting raises, Best Buy workers are getting pink slips. Is it all over for the last of the big box electronics mega-chains, or will a last-minute offer from its billionaire founder help Best Buy reinvent itself? Wobbled by the same market changes that killed...
ReadWriteWeb DeathWatch: Best Buy

Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

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According to sources both inside and outside of Yahoo, outgoing interim CEO Ross Levinsohn — who lost the race for the company’s top job to Google exec Marissa Mayer — is unlikely to remain at the company. The board, who unanimously bypassed the media-focused exec to select a candidate...
Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

StumbleUpon Lays Off 30% Of Staff As It Restructures Company Into A Profitable State

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StumbleUpon today laid off 30 percent of its staff, the company has confirmed to TechCrunch. The move, which brings Stumbleupon’s employee count from 110 to 75, is part of a larger restructuring plan that will bring the web content discovery company to profitable operations in the first quarter of 2012....
StumbleUpon Lays Off 30% Of Staff As It Restructures Company Into A Profitable State

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news:  Facebook just jacked up its IPO price range to $34-$38 from $28-$35 late Monday. It will likely now price above $100 billion. Here's Mark Zuckerberg's explanation for what makes Facebook different than other big tech companies like Google and HP. It looks like Zuckerberg will...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
Are 12-year-olds too young to start a business? Not according to Kidworth

Marc Andreessen Says Ross Levinsohn Would Have Been 'A Great CEO' For Yahoo (YHOO, GOOG)

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Hiring Google VP Marissa Mayer to be its CEO, Yahoo passed on interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. This surprised a lot of people in the industry who thought Levinsohn would have done an excellent job in the full-time gig thanks to his long-time experience as a deals and sales leader in...
Marc Andreessen Says Ross Levinsohn Would Have Been 'A Great CEO' For Yahoo (YHOO, GOOG)

Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

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Yahoo wants to hire AOL's Ad.com CEO, Ned Brody, as its head of US ad sales. The offer is good enough that Brody has already resigned his position at AOL, Kara Swisher reports and AOL confirms. Here's the problem: Brody signed an non-compete agreement with AOL. Yahoo's solution, according to...
Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

Meet Yahoo's new (interim) CEO, Ross Levinsohn

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Newly named to helm the troubled Internet pioneer, Levinsohn has a long history with Fox and other Big Media outlets, and most recently headed up Yahoo's global-media business. [Read more]...
Meet Yahoo's new (interim) CEO, Ross Levinsohn

GoDaddy: 'We weren't attacked.'

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Web hosting giant GoDaddy has completed its investigation of the outage on Monday that crippled its site as well as hundreds of thousands that it hosts, and the company has concluded it was not the result of an external attack. This after a member of the hacktivist group Anonymous claimed...
GoDaddy: 'We weren't attacked.'

It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo

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Even though he is interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn just made a significant change in Yahoo’s tech organization, putting David Dibble in charge of both central technology and core platforms. Previously, Dibble had been running technology and operations. The move puts everything from Yahoo’s vast databases to its infrastructure that...
It's Time for an Internal Memo: Dibble Takes Over All Tech at Yahoo

Get to Know Ross Levinsohn

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The remarkable news today that, among other important board moves, Ross Levinsohn will take over as interim CEO at Yahoo may well mark the end of an era – should his tenure stick, perhaps we can stop talking about the web pioneer in past or conditional tenses. If you’d like...
Get to Know Ross Levinsohn

Yahoo's VP Of Infrastructure Leaves The Marissa Mayer Regime For Apple (AAPL, YHOO)

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It looks like Apple just poached a top employee from Yahoo. Adam Bechtel, the VP of infrastructure at Yahoo, is reportedly leaving for an "unspecified" position at Apple, according to Kara Swisher at AllThingsD. Bechtel joined Yahoo in 2003 after the company acquired Inktomi Corporation where he was in charge...
Yahoo's VP Of Infrastructure Leaves The Marissa Mayer Regime For Apple (AAPL, YHOO)
Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn to head up Guggenheim Digital Media

Yahoo's Mayer Finally Parts Ways CFO Tim Morse

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Marissa Mayer, in a move that is not unexpected, has replaced Yahoo CFO Tim Morse with Ken Goldman. Goldman comes from Fortinet, a provider of threat management technologies. He has some consumer Internet experience, having previously worked at Excite@Home. Morse’s departure is part of a major house-cleaning by Mayer of...
Yahoo's Mayer Finally Parts Ways CFO Tim Morse

Engadget Mobile Podcast 144 - 07.01.2012

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Would you believe us if we told you there was nothing special to talk about this week? We know you wouldn't, o ye faithful Engadget Mobile Devotee, and you'd also know that we have so much to talk about this week that we slide past the two-hour mark in...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 144 - 07.01.2012
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