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May 14, 2012 | 9:37 am

Fired Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Reportedly Has Thyroid Cancer

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(AP) Yahoo’s Scott Thompson, who was pressured to give up his CEO post because his official biography included a college degree he never received, reportedly has thyroid cancer. The Wall Street Journal, citing people it did not identify, says that Thompson told Yahoo’s board and several colleagues of his condition before resigning from his role […]

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May 13, 2012 | 1:20 pm

Scott Thompson Leaves Yahoo; Interim CEO Named

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NEW YORK (AP) — Yahoo says it is appointing Ross Levinsohn as interim CEO and Fred Amoroso as chairman of its board, effective immediately. Yahoo says CEO Scott Thompson has left the company. Thompson has been under fire for more than a week over mentions in his resume and company filings of a computer science […]

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A Discussion on Ethics Vis-à-Vis Yahoo’s Scott Thompson

May 8, 2012 | 4:51 pm

A Discussion on Ethics Vis-à-Vis Yahoo’s Scott Thompson

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Judging by the media coverage, seems to me at this point we may have a Dead CEO walking… Yahoo Committee To Review Scott Thompson’s Academic Record (Dow Jones Newswires) Scott Thompson Has Already Cost Yahoo $7 Million (Business Insider) Yahoo Director in Charge of Botched CEO Vetting to Step Down From Board (AllThingsD) Yahoo Exec: […]

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