Displaying items by tag: Scott Thompson

Monday, 14 May 2012 17:29

Yahoo's ex CEO diagnosed with cancer

Just to compound the woes of everyone involved, it appears departing Yahoo! CEO was diagnosed with cancer last week.

Published in Listed Tech
Monday, 14 May 2012 12:28

The cause of Thompson's downfall at Yahoo!

Scott Thompson is attempting to portray his Yahoo! bio 'error' as a sin of omission, rather than commission.  It seems few believe him.  Falling on his sword over the weekend suggests he didn't believe it himself, either.

Published in Listed Tech

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has handed in his resignation after further evidence emerged that he deliberately misstated his academic credentials, according to a News Limited report. Thompson, who was the president of eBay before his current role at the troubled Internet giant, could face termination without any severance pay because his bio wrongly stated that he has a computer science degree.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 23:45

Yahoo! CEO's bogus university degree

One of the problems with telling a rather public fib is that one has to keep on telling it in order to maintain the status quo.  So it was with newly-appointed Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 23:58

Yahoo! confirms two thousand staff to go

Yahoo! has confirmed the widely-reported number of 2000 staff that will be let go. The mass lay-offs is tipped by some to be just the first stage of a major restructure.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 22:33

Yahoo about to lay off thousands?

The word is - radical head-count cuts at Yahoo, particularly in the International divisions.

Published in Listed Tech
Thursday, 05 January 2012 23:47

PayPal orders antique violin destroyed

Following the reporting of a dispute as to the authenticity of an antique violin, PayPal demanded the buyer destroy the item and provide photographic proof.  At least it wasn't a goldfish or a puppy.

Published in Whiskey Tango Foxtrot!
Thursday, 05 January 2012 11:20

PayPal's Scott Thompson to lead Yahoo!

After a four month search, Yahoo has finally announced their new CEO.

Published in Listed Tech

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