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Here's Yahoo's Official Parting With Thompson Over ResuMess

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As I reported earlier, former Yahoo Scott Thompson left the Silicon Valley Internet giant with no severance. Here is the pertinent part of its just filed document: Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. (a) Resignation of...
Here's Yahoo's Official Parting With Thompson Over ResuMess

Facebook career postings: ad product designers, illustrator, PMD sales liaison, privacy counsel, e-commerce partner, more

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Facebook added 19 job listings to its careers page this week, including a number of positions focused on advertising product design. The company is looking for a product design manager for ad products, as well as two product designers, a content strategist and UX researcher to work on this area....
Facebook career postings: ad product designers, illustrator, PMD sales liaison, privacy counsel, e-commerce partner, more

Yahoo's Parting With Thompson Will Be for "Cause"

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According to numerous sources, Yahoo will claim “cause” in its parting with former CEO Scott Thompson, related to the fake computer science degree on his resume. Such a determination will mean the company is not likely to have to pay him the large severance that would have been due...
Yahoo's Parting With Thompson Will Be for "Cause"

What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

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Elliott Associates, L.P., a hedge fund with a significant position in shares of Novell, after the close of trading in U.S. stock markets today placed an unsolicited offer to buy the open source-focused software company for close to $2 billion. The offer places a high valuation on Novell, and is...
What Is Novell Worth? $2 Billion, Apparently

Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews

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In a world where word of mouth and the judgment of the hive mind is worth more than any ad or the ruminations of many professional reviewers, companies will do just about anything to ensure a strong rating on outlets like Amazon. It's clear that dummy accounts simply aren't...
Company turns to bribery for 5 star Amazon reviews
TCTV: In the Studio, Morgan Missen Says Technical Recruiting Is Often Too Transactional

This Is The $25.5 Billion Offer Letter DISH Just Sent To Sprint's Chairman (S)

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Until about an hour ago, it looked like Softbank would acquire 70% of Sprint for ~$20 billion. But then, whammo: DISH Networks dropped a press release announcing its own $25.5 billion offer. That's about a 13% premium over the Softbank offer. In the press release, DISH includes the letter it...
This Is The $25.5 Billion Offer Letter DISH Just Sent To Sprint's Chairman (S)

Scott Thompson’s short stint at Yahoo only earned him $7M

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Although Scott Thompson joins the jobless after recently resigning from his CEO position at Yahoo, don’t look for him on any unemployment lines. Yahoo stated in a filing today Thompson would be receiving nearly $7 million in make-good cash from Yahoo. That’s a pretty good payout for about five months’...
Scott Thompson’s short stint at Yahoo only earned him $7M

A Bunch Of Students Think They May Have Found The Next Mark Zuckerberg

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A few months ago, early stage VC firm First Round Capital announced a new ploy to find the next Mark Zuckerberg.It threw $500,000 into an initiative called The Dorm Room Fund (DRF) and gathered eleven student investors at Drexel and UPenn. The students could make $10 - 20,000 investments in...
A Bunch Of Students Think They May Have Found The Next Mark Zuckerberg

Tech recruiting is ruthless! Here's how tiny startups can bait the perfect engineer

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This is a guest post by tech recruiter, Megan Hopkins Recently, all of us at my company, VigLink, signed a birthday card for one of our engineers. While this might sound like pretty standard office culture, this engineer wasn’t in the office. He was halfway across the country, he...
Tech recruiting is ruthless! Here's how tiny startups can bait the perfect engineer

New CEO Marissa Mayer cashing in over at Yahoo

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It’s official. New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is making serious bank at the struggling tech giant. All Things D wrote this afternoon that Mayer’s take could reach at least $60 million. The LA Times Business section took a look at the same numbers and came up with a much larger...
New CEO Marissa Mayer cashing in over at Yahoo

Facebook careers: revenue forecaster, patent counsel, e-crime investigator, agency manager, SMB analysts and more

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Facebook added 33 new positions to its careers page this week, including a number of openings on the account management, HR, infrastructure and measurement teams. The company is also looking for a revenue forecasting analyst, patent counsel and an e-crime investigator, among others. Partner Engineer, Mobile (Games) (Seoul) Software Engineer, ARM...
Facebook careers: revenue forecaster, patent counsel, e-crime investigator, agency manager, SMB analysts and more

Legal lessons from Amazon's 'noncompete' battle with Google

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As Geekwire reported last week, a federal judge in Seattle has pretty much rejected Amazon’s recent attempt to restrict what a former Amazon Web Services sales exec might do in his new job at Google. Amazon had been asking the judge to enforce the full scope of the noncompete agreement...
Legal lessons from Amazon's 'noncompete' battle with Google

Dear Jeremy - your work issues solved

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Problems at work? Need advice? Our agony uncle - and readers - have the answersWill being temporarily out of contact put my new job in jeopardy?I work in the IT sector and have a hectic work schedule. I recently applied to a big company and was verbally assured of having bagged...
Dear Jeremy - your work issues solved

Yahoo Will Spend $62 Million On Its COO (YHOO)

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As Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer is spending a massive amount to pry her former colleague, Henrique de Castro, away from Google and install him as COO. According to our reading of de Castro's employment letter, which Yahoo just filed with the SEC, the total over four years comes to about...
Yahoo Will Spend $62 Million On Its COO (YHOO)
Marissa Mayer's Yahoo Salary: $1 Million Base, Up To $60 Million In Stock And Bonuses
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