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Weekend tech reading: What is Yahoo?

Weekend tech reading: What is Yahoo?

That straightforward question has so far baffled the people who run the company. I got a taste of the fuzziness when I visited Carol Bartz, then the chief executive, back in 2010. She was funny, profane and articulate, except on the question of what the company is. After five minutes of listening...

Scott Thompson resigns as Yahoo CEO

Scott Thompson resigns as Yahoo CEO

Scott Thompson has resigned as the CEO of Yahoo after the Internet company discovered that he had falsified information on his resume with regards to his educational background. The company has since named Ross Levinsohn as interim CEO, although his…
Analyst suggests Yahoo could buy Netflix

Analyst suggests Yahoo could buy Netflix

Just one day after Yahoo officially announced PayPal President Scott Thompson as their new CEO, speculation is running rampant that one of his first moves at helm could be to purchase Netflix. This speculation is based on a number of…