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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, ORCL, YHOO, NOK)

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Howdy! Here's the big news: Sheryl Sandberg recently gave away $11.8 million in Facebook stock. It may have gone to a charity she supports. Pandora shares were down 20 percent in after-hours trading following disappointing guidance in their fiscal Q3 financial results. Marissa's Mayer latest redesign of Yahoo.com could launch...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, ORCL, YHOO, NOK)

Exclusive Joint Interview: Facebook's Sandberg and Yahoo's Levinsohn Talk About Patent Peace

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Much to the relief of many (and perhaps the consternation of a few intellectual property lawyers), Yahoo and Facebook officially settled their ugly patent lawsuit earlier today and also expanded their longtime partnership. After the Silicon Valley companies — one an iconic Internet portal and the other the powerful...
Exclusive Joint Interview: Facebook's Sandberg and Yahoo's Levinsohn Talk About Patent Peace

The Surprising Silver Lining Of The Dramatic Executive Shakeup At Yahoo

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Scott Thompson resigned as CEO of Yahoo and Ross Levinsohn is stepping in as Yahoo's new interim chief. Levinsohn becomes the company's sixth CEO in just five years, and all five board members will be replaced. Despite the drama, these moves could turn into a huge positive for Yahoo. Watch below...
The Surprising Silver Lining Of The Dramatic Executive Shakeup At Yahoo

Marissa Mayer Will Not Sell Right Media, Plans To Invest In Ad Tech (YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is not going to ditch the company's ad tech business. Instead she's going invest, says Michael Barrett, the chief revenue officer who joined Yahoo in June when Ross Levinsohn was CEO. Barrett tells Jason Del Rey at Ad Age, "We just want to go on the...
Marissa Mayer Will Not Sell Right Media, Plans To Invest In Ad Tech (YHOO)

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
Here's The Surprise Winner From Marissa Mayer Taking Over Yahoo (AOL, YHOO)

Tech Moves: Ex-drugstore.com CFO lands at UIEvolution

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Tracy Wright KnoxTracy Wright Knox, the former chief financial officer at drugstore.com, has taken a new CFO position at Bellevue-based UIEvolution. In the role, Wright Knox will oversee finance, human resources and the company’s global offices. Profitable and growing, UIEvolution develops cross-platform applications. It was sold in March 2004 to Japanese gaming...
Tech Moves: Ex-drugstore.com CFO lands at UIEvolution

Yahoo's Levinsohn leaves, as expected, after Mayer gets top job

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Ross Levinsohn, who served as Yahoo's interim CEO for about two months until the company hired former Google executive Marissa Mayer on July 16, will leave the company on Tuesday....
Yahoo's Levinsohn leaves, as expected, after Mayer gets top job

Yahoo Strategy Guru Jim Heckman Leaves

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Here’s another Yahoo executive departure in the wake of Marissa Mayer’s arrival: Jim Heckman, the company’s SVP of strategy, is out. This one was very much expected, as Heckman was closely tied to former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Heckman came aboard Yahoo when the company acquired his 5to1 ad startup...
Yahoo Strategy Guru Jim Heckman Leaves

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 Attempts to Poach AOL Ad Chief Brody to Lead U.S. Sales, Setting Up Possible Legal Battle

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In an unusual hiring for a top advertising role, Yahoo has made an offer to AOL’s top sales exec Ned Brody to take over as head of its North American sales, according to sources close to the situation. Brody has already resigned from AOL, said sources, where he headed...
Yahoo Attempts to Poach AOL Ad Chief Brody to Lead U.S. Sales, Setting Up Possible Legal Battle

Yahoo And Facebook Settle Patent Fight, But Damage To Yahoo's Reputation May Linger

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Back in March, Yahoo made some news by suing Facebook for patent infringement. This was the first major initiative by new CEO Scott Thompson, who apparently was not only oblivious about why you shouldn't lie in your resume, but also completely clueless about how Silicon Valley views patent infringement claims...
Yahoo And Facebook Settle Patent Fight, But Damage To Yahoo's Reputation May Linger
Jon Miller: Hulu still essential to broadcasters

Ross Levinsohn: Here's What Yahoo Can Learn From The Strong Performance Of Traditional Media Companies

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With the rapid growth of online and new media, many have been predicting the fall of traditional media. But the media giants of the past continue to be the media giants of today and in fact many are doing better than ever.  CBS, Disney, News Corp, and Comcast, among others,...
Ross Levinsohn: Here's What Yahoo Can Learn From The Strong Performance Of Traditional Media Companies

Yahoo's revolving door of CEOs: What happens next?

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Yahoo is in a panic. Its revolving CEO door spins yet again as Scott Thompson leaves the company. Interim CEO Ross Levinsohn has challenges ahead. Here are some of them....
Yahoo's revolving door of CEOs: What happens next?

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

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 Makes a Media Deal

A look at Yahoo’s CEOs from 1995 to 2012 (all six of them)

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As we reported earlier, Scott Thompson has stepped down been ousted as CEO of Yahoo!. The reason was, as you may already be aware, a mixup flub of facts on his resume. There have been six CEOs in the history of Yahoo! (plus a short interim-stint by Tim Morse that...
A look at Yahoo’s CEOs from 1995 to 2012 (all six of them)

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

Rumor Has It This Googler Will Be Marissa Mayer's First Big Hire At Yahoo (GOOG, YHOO)

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Four separate industry sources tell us they have heard that new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's first big hire will be Henrique De Castro, Google's president of "Global Media, Mobile & Platforms." None of these sources know what De Castro's job will be, but one suggested his responsibilties will be "sales and...
Rumor Has It This Googler Will Be Marissa Mayer's First Big Hire At Yahoo (GOOG, YHOO)

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

IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

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It's official. Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out. Full release here ------ Yahoo! Names Fred Amoroso Chairman and Appoints Ross Levinsohn Interim CEO May 13, 2012 Board Announces Settlement with Third Point LLC   SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that the Board of Directors has named...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

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)

It's 2012, And Yahoo Is Still Trying To Figure Out What It "Is"

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Yahoo execs spent the entire day yesterday trying to answer the same question they've been talking about for the past dozen or so years: "What is Yahoo?" Is it a products company? A media company? A sales and commerce company? Maddening. What's particularly frustrating is that Yahoo execs Ross...
It's 2012, And Yahoo Is Still Trying To Figure Out What It "Is"
Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn to head up Guggenheim Digital Media

It's Official: Yahoo Hires PayPal's Sam Shrauger to Head-Up New Consumer Division

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A Yahoo spokeswoman has confirmed that Sam Shrauger, a former PayPal executive, has joined the company to co-lead the new consumer commerce business unit. Last week, we reported that Shrauger had quietly left eBay’s payments business after heading up product for eight years, and was headed to Yahoo to join...
It's Official: Yahoo Hires PayPal's Sam Shrauger to Head-Up New Consumer Division
New CEO Ross Levinsohn in message to Yahoos: “focus on the momentum”

Meanwhile, Yahoo's VP Of North American Sales Just Quit (YHOO)

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Former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn isn't the only one leaving Yahoo. Marc Grabowski, VP of media sales and the leader of Yahoo's Boston sales office, just quit the company, a source close to Yahoo tells us. Grabowski had been at the company since 2003, and is considered one of the...
Meanwhile, Yahoo's VP Of North American Sales Just Quit (YHOO)
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