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RIM's Stock Is On Fire Today (RIMM)

Dell profit slides 47 percent amid weak PC market

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Dell Thursday reported a sharp drop in revenue and profits for the third quarter as the weak PC market continued to weigh on its results. Dell's revenue for the quarter, ended Nov. 2, was $13.7 billion, down 11 percent from a year earlier and shy of the $13.9 billion...
Dell profit slides 47 percent amid weak PC market

Someone Help Me, My Life is Too Hard [#SxSWi Sucks Edition]

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“The ad feminem [sic] tone of the SiliconANGLE post responding to Jolie O’Dell “SXSW sucks” one lets us all down.” – Kevin Marks I’m sitting here resuming my normal editor duties and sifting through a mountain of video from the SxSW conference this morning, and I’m wondering why it...
Someone Help Me, My Life is Too Hard [#SxSWi Sucks Edition]
Here's Why Tumblr Is Worth More Than $1.1 Billion To Yahoo

Kiwi Three Strikes Tribunal Fines Soldier Who Was Serving In Afghanistan When Infringement Happened

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G Thompson was the first of a few of you to send in this story about the latest "three strikes" Tribunal hearing in New Zealand, in which the Tribunal ruled against a guy, despite the fact that he was a soldier in the NZ Armed Forces and deployed in Afghanistan...
Kiwi Three Strikes Tribunal Fines Soldier Who Was Serving In Afghanistan When Infringement Happened

Skillshare Hires Passionate People Without Resumes Over People With College Degrees

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Shillshare is a New York startup that turns anyone into a teacher and any place into a classroom. It has a unique hiring philosophy. The startup says it prefers people who are passionate over those with college degrees, and it's not a fan of resumes. "We literally do not...
Skillshare Hires Passionate People Without Resumes Over People With College Degrees
Brand protection startup Mark Monitor acquired by Thompson Reuters
Fewer IPOs in 2012, but venture investors enjoyed bigger payoffs [charts]

Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson resigns from F5 Networks board

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According to a new report, Groupon's shares are being investigated by regulators after the company's stock price jumped prior to a strong earnings announcement. [Read more]...
Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson resigns from F5 Networks board
500 Startups adds new partners and opens a NYC co-working space

Bartz: "By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree" (YHOO)

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Moments ago, activist Yahoo shareholder Eric Jackson tweeted: "Just heard Carol Bartz's reaction to L'Affair Thompson by someone who talked to her: 'By the way, I DO have a Computer Science degree." Funny. Sad that it's funny. So is this quote from a Yahoo exec we talked to earlier this week:...
Bartz: "By The Way, I DO Have A Computer Science Degree" (YHOO)

Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

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Why do you work where you do and are you happy there? If the answer is “no” for the second question, Spencer Thompson has a new answer for the first. Thompson, 21, is the CEO of Vancouver-based Sokanu, which officially launches this week. Its aim: to connect people with...
Sokanu Says Science Can Help You Find Your Dream Job

Investor takes dig at Thompson, invoking Bartz

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An activist investor in Yahoo claims a mutual acquaintance spoke with former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, who reminded them that she does, in fact, have a computer science degree. [Read more]...
Investor takes dig at Thompson, invoking Bartz

Judge Rules for Infosys in Whistleblower Case

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Judge Myron H. Thompson says whistleblower Jack Palmer Jr. has not proven his claims of breach of contract and fraudulent misrepresentation against Infosys. As a result, the case will not go to trial....
Judge Rules for Infosys in Whistleblower Case

With Plans For SF Expansion, 500 Startups Promotes George Kellerman To Partner, Adds Parker Thompson As Venture Partner

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Whoo-whee. So 500 Startups hasn’t invested in 500 Startups yet, but it’s getting close. At last count, the micro-VC fund had written checks to about 450 companies, and will definitely hit 500 by the end of the second quarter. What happens then, no one knows. Since no one thought that...
With Plans For SF Expansion, 500 Startups Promotes George Kellerman To Partner, Adds Parker Thompson As Venture Partner

History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

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Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes, and a business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal." [Read more]...
History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Thompson Reportedly told Yahoo Board he is Ill

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Thompson revealed he has cancer as evidence arose that seemed to contradict his story about his padded resume, according to the Journal....
Thompson Reportedly told Yahoo Board he is Ill

Thompson gets $7 million but no severance

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Not a bad payday for most, though the 'resumegate' controversy cost the former Yahoo CEO an even bigger payout. [Read more]...
Thompson gets $7 million but no severance
RIM shares surge after another analyst predicts better times ahead

Yahoo CEO Thompson 'to step down'

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The CEO of computer firm Yahoo is to step down after accusations that a fake computer science degree was included on his CV, reports say....
Yahoo CEO Thompson 'to step down'

Sorry, The Idea That You Will Be Able To Get Rid Of Cable And Watch Your Favorite TV Shows Is A Fantasy

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Microsoft's Ben Thompson has written two posts on his blog explaining why why the so-called "bundled model" of cable programming -- in which we are forced to pay for every channel, instead of picking just the ones we want -- is here to stay. In the first post, Thompson illustrates...
Sorry, The Idea That You Will Be Able To Get Rid Of Cable And Watch Your Favorite TV Shows Is A Fantasy

Yahoo layoffs on deck: Thompson eyes analytics bet?

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Cut spending in some areas and then aim that investment at businesses that can generate revenue growth. The problem? Yahoo hasn’t outlined a growth plan yet....
Yahoo layoffs on deck: Thompson eyes analytics bet?
'More money to be made' by RIM ahead of BlackBerry 10 launch
Honey Boo Boo Made The Best Facebook Ad Ever
BlackBerry user growth grinds to a halt

Facebook and Yahoo make patent peace

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In a widely expected move, Facebook and Yahoo have agreed to put aside a ruinous lawsuit that would have locked the two Silicon Valley giants into a lengthy patent throwdown. The news comes via Kara Swisher of All Things D who reports that the two firms will not only put...
Facebook and Yahoo make patent peace

This Startup Will Let Your Company Use Your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Accounts

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Reachable, which launched a week ago, is a startup that's going to help companies mine their employees'  Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts. It wants to use those connections for marketing, recruiting, or sales. Reachable scans public information on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other sources, to build a massive database that...
This Startup Will Let Your Company Use Your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter Accounts

Another day, another board ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson leaves

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The former Yahoo chief executive has been ousted from Splunk's board after it was revealed that he doesn't actually have a computer science degree. [Read more]...
Another day, another board ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson leaves

Yahoo CEO Quits -- The 'Morning After' Roundup

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Analysis: The Web weighs in on Thompson's resignation over his resume, and the ruckus it caused....
Yahoo CEO Quits -- The 'Morning After' Roundup
Booting Up: It’s Good to be the King Edition
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