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August 30, 2012 | 8:35 am

A.M. Splash: Yahoo Fires Newscaster Over GOP Remark; Teachers Fight for Softer Evaluations; Report Warns of Peril for Community College

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Yahoo fires David Chalian over GOP remark (SF Chronicle) Yahoo said Wednesday that it had fired David Chalian, the website’s Washington bureau chief, after he was recorded at the Republican National Convention saying convention officials were “happy to have a party with black people drowning.” Yahoo said the reference Chalian made to the flooding caused […]

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10 Memorable Leaked Quotes From Yahoo! Internal Memos

July 20, 2012 | 8:24 pm

10 Memorable Leaked Quotes From Yahoo! Internal Memos

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“You are doing important work. Please don’t stop.” That’s new Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer,  in her first memo to employees Thursday. Sure, that might sound like an odd message for a company that has lost half its stock value over the past seven years. But if you’ve been following the years-long Yahoo! drama, you know […]

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July 18, 2012 | 8:40 am

A.M. Splash: Silicon Valley Ranks High in Demand for Visas; Bus Rapid Transit Approved in Oakland; Snowy Plover Comes Back

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Silicon Valley ranks highest in “H-1B intensity” for foreign worker visas (SJ Mercury News) The Bay Area ranks behind only metropolitan New York in recruiting high-skilled workers from abroad, but it’s not just Silicon Valley tech giants on the hunt for foreign labor, according to a new report. Sure, a batch of familiar names — […]

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July 17, 2012 | 3:20 pm

Technorati All Atwitter Over Yahoo’s Pregnant CEO

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Google Executive Tapped as Yahoo’s Next Chief

July 16, 2012 | 1:45 pm

Google Executive Tapped as Yahoo’s Next Chief

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(AP) Yahoo is hiring longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the company struggles to rebound from years of financial malaise and internal turmoil. Mayer, who starts at Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday, was one of Google’s earliest employees and was most recently responsible for its mapping, […]

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Yahoo Confirms Theft of 450,000 Users’ Passwords

July 12, 2012 | 11:41 am

Yahoo Confirms Theft of 450,000 Users’ Passwords

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LONDON (AP) — Some 450,000 Yahoo users’ email addresses and passwords have been leaked because of a security breach, the company confirmed Thursday, adding that just a small fraction of the stolen passwords were valid. Yahoo said it is fixing the vulnerability that led to the disclosure, changing the passwords of affected Yahoo users, and […]

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May 15, 2012 | 11:47 am

Video Interview: Kara Swisher Analyzes the Yahoo! Mess

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Here’s ABC 7′s complete interview with journalist Kara Swisher of AllThingsD on the Yahoo! situation. Some interesting insidery observations… Employees are “thrilled” that CEO Scott Thompson was given the boot. “The board acted quickly,” Swisher says. “There was a problem and they fixed it. That’s a good sign.” Employees were “in a lot of pain” […]

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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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