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Scott Thompson Follows Short Yahoo Career With CEO Gig At ShopRunner

Scott Thompson Follows Short Yahoo Career With CEO Gig At ShopRunner

By Chris Crum July 23, 2012

Scott Thompson, who served as the last official Yahoo CEO before Marissa Mayer (not including interim CEO Ross Levinsohn) has now taken the job of CEO at retailer network ShopRunner. He already has experience on the company’s board, and will …

Scott Thompson Leaves Yahoo After Cancer Diagnosis Scott Thompson Leaves Yahoo After Cancer Diagnosis

Some of us may have had our doubts about Scott Thompson’s claim that he had nothing to do with the perpetuated myth about him having a computer science degree, but regardless he has agreed to step down from his position …

Best Buy Chairman and Founder Resigns Best Buy Chairman and Founder Resigns

It was just reported that former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson resigned after being called out by Dan Loeb and Third Point for padding his resume. Thompson, who had been peddling a fake computer science degree for some time, made national …

Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down Yahoo Elects New Leadership as Thompson Steps Down
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As I reported earlier today, Scott Thompson has decided to step down at Yahoo as CEO citing recently discovered health problems as the main reason. Some may say it comes at very convenient time as he was actively trying to …

Yahoo CEO Resigns and Third Point Wins Proxy Battle Yahoo CEO Resigns and Third Point Wins Proxy Battle
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Last week was a tough one at Yahoo. It started early in the week with CEO Scott Thompson trying to sidestep direct accusations that he purposefully introduced false academic credentials that showed he held a computer science degree. Claiming that …

Yahoo! CEO Never Actually Gave Out False Credentials Yahoo! CEO Never Actually Gave Out False Credentials
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The newest development in the Yahoo fake credentials debacle has surfaced and it has to do with how the fake credentials made their way into CEO Thompson’s biography. The first thing is that Thompson claims he never actually provided a …

Yahoo Director Resigns After Scandal Yahoo Director Resigns After Scandal
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The latest development in the Yahoo scandal over false credential is here and this time one of the parties involved has resigned their position. Patti Hart, who was listed in a letter to the board from activist investor Dan Loeb, …

Scott Thompson is Sorry About the Disruption Scott Thompson is Sorry About the Disruption
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I am sure by now you have heard that the proxy battle between the Yahoo board of directors and activist shareholder Dan Loeb and his firm Third Point has gotten a little ugly for the leadership over at Yahoo. Essentially …

Richard Rosenblatt Says Yahoo’s CEO Should Resign Richard Rosenblatt Says Yahoo’s CEO Should Resign

Demand Media CEO Richard Rosenblatt is joining the debate about how Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson should react to the recent uncovering of his false credentials by activist investor Dan Loeb. If you recall, Loeb and his investment firm Third Point …

Yahoo Inc. Selling Shares to Alibaba Yahoo Inc. Selling Shares to Alibaba

Alibaba, China’s largest online business-to-business trading platform, posted Q1 2012 profits of $53.8 million, though Yahoo Inc. is looking to sell a large portion of its shares with the company. Yahoo bought a 40% stake in the platform in 2005, …

Yahoos Still Stirring About Thompson's False Bio Yahoos Still Stirring About Thompson's False Bio
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Looking back to last week you’ll probably remember that shareholder activist, Dan Loeb and his investment firm Third Point was stirring the pot big time over at Yahoo. In fact, Loeb is darn right pissed off about the professional path …

Yahoo 2012 First Quarter Revenue & Earnings Yahoo 2012 First Quarter Revenue & Earnings

Those expecting to see a dramatic change in anything at Yahoo yet are simply asking too much. We just learned of the layoffs in recent months and nothing confirmed until the beginning of April. Now that we’ve made it through …

Yahoo!’s Pulse On the Internet Flatlines Yahoo!’s Pulse On the Internet Flatlines

Business Insider reports that Yahoo’s internet traffic has been steadily decreasing since 2008. In 2008 people spent a total of 13.8% of their time on the site and as of this first quarter of 2012, 8% was all that was …

Yahoo CEO to Outline New Plans Next Week Yahoo CEO to Outline New Plans Next Week

If you recall, Wednesday Yahoo Inc. announced their definitive intention to layoff over two thousand members of their current workforce. Later that same day, CEO Scott Thompson introduced a letter to his fellow Yahoo employees describing the need for downsizing …

Yahoo Chief Product Officer Quits Yahoo Chief Product Officer Quits

Although Yahoo Inc. has not made an official announcement on the matter, it has been reported that Blake Irving, chief product officer for the company, has quit. His resignation is said to have been planned ahead of Yahoo’s layoff announcement …

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson: Letter To His Employees Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson: Letter To His Employees

You’ve got it, Yahoo! officially confirmed their “real changes” and huge restructuring and downsizing of the internet giant today. Now, Scott Thompson CEO of Yahoo has issued a letter to his employees regarding the changes at Yahoo, obtained by the …

Yahoo Seeks to Hire New Board Members Yahoo Seeks to Hire New Board Members

The leadership at Yahoo thinks it can ward off a challenge from activist shareholder Daniel Loeb of Third Point, by aggressively courting three new board members to replace the five that are leaving. The internet giant has already filled two …