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Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

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Film critic Roger Ebert has been unable to speak with his own voice since 2006, when he underwent surgery related to his battle with thyroid cancer. Since then, he’s been using a computerized voice (notably, “Alex,” a voice built-in to Mac OS X), to communicate all this time. But today...
Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

What's Inside the iPhone 5?

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A chemical analysis reveals that the iPhone 5 is among the less toxic phones on the market. The iPhone has become one of the developed world's most ubiquitous consumer products; the new iPhone 5 sold more than 5 million units in its first week. But the vast majority of iPhone users...
What's Inside the iPhone 5?

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

Scott Thompson Never Told Yahoo's Board About The Cancer Operation Weeks Before Getting Booted (YHOO)

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The New York Times has uncovered some more of the mysteries surrounding former PayPal executive Scott Thompson's messy departure as CEO. Thompson left the company after activist investor Dan Loeb revealed that Thompson didn't have the computer-science degree his official bio in SEC filings listed. Among the key revelations: Thompson...
Scott Thompson Never Told Yahoo's Board About The Cancer Operation Weeks Before Getting Booted (YHOO)

Yahoo's Board 'Hung' Scott Thompson 'Out To Dry' Says Zuora's CEO (SPLK, YHOO)

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One of Scott Thompson's biggest supporters has finally spoken out about the scandal that cost him his job as CEO of Yahoo. He thinks Thompson got screwed. "It felt like, honestly, Yahoo!'s board hung Scott out to dry," says Zurora CEO Tien Tzuo. "I don't know if the whole story will...
Yahoo's Board 'Hung' Scott Thompson 'Out To Dry' Says Zuora's CEO (SPLK, YHOO)

Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson told board he had cancer

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Scott Thompson, who resigned his weekend as chief executive of Yahoo, reportedly disclosed to the company’s board of directors and several colleagues last week that he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. The news was reported this evening by the WSJ. The disclosure by Thompson, who is 54, came just...
Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson told board he had cancer

Scott Thompson on Life After Yahoo

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After a quick, humbling departure from Yahoo, and a fight with thyroid cancer, Scott Thompson returns with a smaller, private tech firm...
Scott Thompson on Life After Yahoo

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigned from the company over the weekend following his resume scandal. Thompson reportedly told Yahoo's board of directors that he was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which contributed to his decision to step down. Meanwhile, AllThingsD reports that Yahoo will claim...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Scott Thompson Walks With $7 Million, But No Severance (YHOO)

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Even though he got fired for mishandling a scandal about his academic credentials, Scott Thompson got paid handsomely for his four-month stint as Yahoo's CEO, an SEC filing shows. As we reported last week, Thompson had already earned a $7 million bonus—$1.5 million in cash and $5.5 million in restricted...
Scott Thompson Walks With $7 Million, But No Severance (YHOO)

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

When cancer stole Roger Ebert's voice, Twitter gave him a new one

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After a long battle with cancer — which took away his vocal chords and eventually most of his lower jaw — veteran Chicago-based film critic Roger Ebert passed away on Thursday, leaving a host of passionate film buffs mourning his loss. Many of those fans likely formed an even closer...
When cancer stole Roger Ebert's voice, Twitter gave him a new one

Ex-Yahoo CEO Told Board He Has Cancer

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Before resigning as chief executive of Yahoo, Scott Thompson disclosed to the company's board of directors that he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer....
Ex-Yahoo CEO Told Board He Has Cancer

Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson diagnosed with thyroid cancer – reports

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Thompson, who quit amid allegations that he had lied on his CV, reportedly said his illness contributed to his decision to resignYahoo's ex-chief executive Scott Thompson, who quit on Sunday as Yahoo sought to defuse a row over allegations Thompson lied on his CV, has reportedly been diagnosed with thyroid...
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson diagnosed with thyroid cancer – reports

Ousted Yahoo CEO has cancer, WSJ reports

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Scott Thompson, who resigned as Yahoo CEO earlier today, apparently told the board he's been diagnosed with thyroid cancer -- though not until his explanation for his inflated resume had started to unravel. [Read more]...
Ousted Yahoo CEO has cancer, WSJ reports

WSJ: Thompson told Yahoo board he has cancer

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Scott Thompson told the Yahoo board before he was ousted as CEO over the weekend that he has thyroid cancer, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday....
WSJ: Thompson told Yahoo board he has cancer

Ex-Yahoo chief Scott Thompson reportedly has thyroid cancer

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Scott Thompson’s health reportedly contributed to his decision to step down as Yahoo chief executive over the weekend. Thompson has been under fire lately for citing a false degree in computer science on his biography. Read full article >>...
Ex-Yahoo chief Scott Thompson reportedly has thyroid cancer

Thompson's Cancer Is Among The Most Survivable (YHOO)

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This morning we learned that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has thyroid cancer. The good news: thyroid cancer is, according to About.com, " one of the least deadly and most survivable cancers." It has a 5-year survivability rate of 97%. Point is: It's not the kind of cancer you quit over....
Thompson's Cancer Is Among The Most Survivable (YHOO)

Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson reportedly has thyroid cancer

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Before resigning from his position as CEO of Yahoo this weekend, embattled businessman Scott Thompson reportedly told the board he was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Thompson desired to keep his health private but an anonymous source spoke with The Wall Street Journal, adding depth to this ongoing Yahoo saga. Thompson's decision...
Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson reportedly has thyroid cancer

BOMBSHELL: Scott Thompson Tells Yahoo Board He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

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Scott Thompson dropped a bombshell on the Yahoo board over the weekend. The former Yahoo CEO revealed to board members that he has recently been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, which sources say contributed to his decision to resign from his position at the company, according to The Wall Street Journal....
BOMBSHELL: Scott Thompson Tells Yahoo Board He Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer

Disgraced Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Just Lost Another High-Profile Job

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Poor Scott Thompson. Network equipment maker F5 just announced that Thompson is off its board, effective immediately, according to a filing with the SEC. No explanation was given. F5 is a public company and it paid Thompson $271,069 last year between cash and stock (and $260,516 in 2010). Thompson has...
Disgraced Ex-Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Just Lost Another High-Profile Job
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