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Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner as CEO. Um, I Guess Everyone Deserves Another Chance?
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson to step down, according to AllThingsD

American Express Swipes Neal Sample From eBay for Digital Payments Push

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American Express has lured Neal Sample away from eBay to become SVP of technologies of its digital payments initiative. Serve is competing head-on with eBay’s own PayPal as American Express attempts to expand its audience beyond briefcase-toting corporate users. At eBay, Sample was the CTO of X.commerce, the open commerce platform...
American Express Swipes Neal Sample From eBay for Digital Payments Push
Yahoo and Facebook confirm settlement talks in patent lawsuit
It’s official: Levinsohn interim Yahoo CEO, Loeb in

Report: Scott Thompson to Step Down As Yahoo CEO, Ross Levinsohn To Step In

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Kara Swisher at AllThingsD is reporting that embattled CEO Scott Thompson is going to step down for “personal reasons.” Swisher has one or more “moles” inside Yahoo and consistently gets inside information, which generally proves correct. Those “personal reasons”... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Report: Scott Thompson to Step Down As Yahoo CEO, Ross Levinsohn To Step In

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 and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

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Big moves in the Internet PR biz, as Yahoo grabs Amanda Pires from eBay’s PayPal unit and Twitter snatches Google communications exec Gabriel Stricker. Pires, who is currently senior director of communications and brand at PayPal, worked with new Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson for many years when he ran the...
Yahoo and Twitter Get New Communications Heads From PayPal and Google

Yahoo's Thompson Asks Employees To Ignore His Resume Scandal (YHOO)

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What's Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson got to say for himself? Not much. But he did have the nerve to address the troops and tell them to keep their heads down and stay "focused on our customers, our shareholders, our team and moving Yahoo! forward, fast." AllThingsD shared a copy of...
Yahoo's Thompson Asks Employees To Ignore His Resume Scandal (YHOO)

After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

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As you probably know, former PayPal exec Scott Thompson was recently forced out of Yahoo, mere months after joining the beleaguered Internet company as chief executive officer. Thompson had misstated his credentials in regulatory filings and other places by claiming he had a computer science degree on his résumé. Now,...
After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board
Former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn leaves Yahoo

Yahoo CEO's Resume Overstated His Technology Background

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Yahoo acknowledged on Thursday that its new CEO, Scott Thompson, does not hold a degree in "accounting and computer science" as his resume and the company's......
Yahoo CEO's Resume Overstated His Technology Background

Warren Buffett: Yahoo has a trust problem

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Warren Buffett weighed in on Yahoo’s embattled chief executive Scott Thompson on Monday , saying that the company has to deal with its trust issue. “[If] you can't trust the people you're working with, you've got a problem,” Buffett said in an interview with CNBC’s Becky Quick. Read full article...
Warren Buffett: Yahoo has a trust problem

Yet another Yahoo CEO tries to cut to glory

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The news that’s been telegraphed for weeks is done: Yahoo has finally confirmed that roughly 2,000 staffers, 14.1 percent of its workforce, are losing their jobs as new CEO Scott Thompson remakes the business around the buzzwords smaller, nimbler, core, best in class.  Thompson, the surprise choice to fill the gap left...
Yet another Yahoo CEO tries to cut to glory

Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner

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Online-shopping service ShopRunner tapped former Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson as its CEO, two months after he resigned from the Internet company over a resume discrepancy....
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Joins ShopRunner

Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

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Daniel Loeb, a major Yahooshareholder, is accusing CEO Scott Thompson of lying about his credentials. Loeb claims that Thompson does not have a bachelor's degree in computer science from Boston's Stonehill College. Yahoo's board was angrily informed of the discrepancy by Loeb on Thursday after they informed shareholders that Loeb...
Yahoo major shareholder accuses CEO of lying about degree

Yahoo Should Expect Incoming Lawsuit Lobbed by Loeb Tomorrow on CEO Hiring

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On Friday, Third Point’s Dan Loeb — the activist shareholder who is waging an ever nasty proxy battle against Yahoo — said in a letter regarding the inexplicable errors in the resume of its CEO Scott Thompson that he would take “further action” if he did not get answers....
Yahoo Should Expect Incoming Lawsuit Lobbed by Loeb Tomorrow on CEO Hiring

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
Despite All the Sturm und Drang, Yahoo Will Likely Beat This Quarter (It's the Next Step That's a Doozy)

Here are the 10 patents Yahoo is using to sue Facebook (and what they really mean)

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With Facebook getting ready for its IPO, Yahoo has decided to sue over patent infringement. Yahoo used the same tactic against Google in the run up to their IPO, pocketing a helping of the search engine’s pre-IPO shares. Yahoo’s new CEO, Scott Thompson, is reportedly the one driving this aggressive strategy,...
Here are the 10 patents Yahoo is using to sue Facebook (and what they really mean)
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

Square Continues Poaching From PayPal

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Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square (flickr.com/joi) Squares they most certainly are not. In an impressively cutthroat move by mobile payment startup Square, the team announced today that they poached PayPal's VP of products for North America, Alyssa Cutright. PayPal has recently entered the market as a direct competitor to Square with...
Square Continues Poaching From PayPal

The Disgrace Of Yahoo

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“The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others.” – Friedrich Nietzsche Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has lied about receiving a computer science degree. Or at any rate he’s never corrected his biographical information that includes that information, and it’s nearly impossible to believe that he simply never noticed...
The Disgrace Of Yahoo

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (YHOO, GOOG, LNKD)

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Good morning! Here's what's going on in tech land: Yahoo is having a hard time keeping employees happy after the Scott Thompson resume debacle. A manager says, "It's not fun when you're trying to talk people away form quitting all day long." A New York startup raised a whole lot...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (YHOO, GOOG, LNKD)

Booting Up: What Will Facebook Stock Do Now Edition

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Peter Thiel. We may have screwed up a little on the Facebook IPO, admits NASDAQ [Wall Street Journal] Facebook stock starts trading in Europe [Bloomberg] The rise and fall of Yahoo’s Scott Thompson [New York Times] Rovio used its $42 million investment last year to pay its owners as new investors...
Booting Up: What Will Facebook Stock Do Now Edition

DealBook: Third Point Demands Records From Yahoo's C.E.O. Search

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Third Point sent Yahoo a request for records relating to its selecting former eBay executive Scott Thompson as its chief executive, after the besieged technology company admitted that it had misstated its leader's academic credentials....
DealBook: Third Point Demands Records From Yahoo's C.E.O. Search

Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"

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A Yahoo spokesperson just confirmed as true allegations from an activist shareholder that its CEO Scott Thompson did not have a computer science degree as claimed on his bio and in regulatory filings. He does not, a mistake that the Silicon Valley Internet giant is called an “inadvertent error.” Except...
Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"

Yahoo Goes Trolling for Dollars

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Call him the long lost Winklevoss triplet—Yahoo chief Scott Thompson looks like the latest sore loser that wishes he invented Facebook....
Yahoo Goes Trolling for Dollars

Microsoft hires former Yahoo chief scientist and database guru

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Raghu Ramakrishnan Microsoft confirmed today that it has hired Raghu Ramakrishnan, a former Yahoo chief scientist, as a technical fellow in its Server & Tools business. A database specialist and the co-author of one of the field’s most-respected textbooks, he will focus on the emerging area of “big data,” helping...
Microsoft hires former Yahoo chief scientist and database guru

Yahoo Product Org Changes Now Taking a Backseat to Company-Wide Restructuring (Memo!)

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In a memo to his staff today, Yahoo’s Chief Product Officer Blake Irving said that the major planned changes he was making to the unit, which I reported about here, were going to get tabled. That’s due to the larger restructuring being done by CEO Scott Thompson, which he communicated...
Yahoo Product Org Changes Now Taking a Backseat to Company-Wide Restructuring (Memo!)
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