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  1. Yahoo Claims 'Cause' in CEO Scott Thompson Departure (Report)

    5:38 am 5/14/2012

    The executive resigned Sunday amid controversy over the fake computer science degree on his resume.Read more

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  2. Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Resigns Amid Bio Controversy

    9:31 am 5/13/2012

    UPDATED: Fred Amoroso becomes chairman and Ross Levinsohn interim CEO as the company reaches an agreement with a dissident shareholder.Read more

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  3. Yahoo CEO Apologizes for Bio Controversy as Board Meets

    3:41 am 5/8/2012

    “I want you to know how deeply I regret how this issue has affected the company and all of you," Scott Thompson wrote in a staff memo.Read more

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  4. Hedge Fund Demands Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Fired Over Resume Inaccuracies

    2:29 pm 5/4/2012

    Third Point, which is engaging in a proxy battle with the Internet company, wants Thompson and another director to be gone by Monday.Read more

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  5. Yahoo: CEO Scott Thompson's Resume Included 'Inadvertent Error'

    2:02 am 5/4/2012

    An activist investor had said that his bio seemed to be "embellished" by citing a degree in computer science instead of business administration.Read more

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  6. Activist Yahoo Investor Pushes for Answers on Tuesday Earnings Call

    4:08 am 4/17/2012

    Hedge fund Third Point looked to keep up the pressure on new CEO Scott Thompson and the online firm's board.Read more

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  7. Yahoo CEO Outlines New Structure, Commerce Focus

    11:15 am 4/10/2012

    After a major round of layoffs last week, Scott Thompson shared with staff some details on his plans to turn around the online company.Read more

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  8. Dissident Yahoo Investor: Company Layoffs Came Without Detailed Vision

    3:11 pm 4/4/2012

    Hedge fund Third Point says that "while this action was unfortunately necessary...this round of cuts occurred before CEO Scott Thompson has articulated his strategic plan for the company." 

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  9. Yahoo to Lay off 2,000 as CEO Scott Thompson Targets Turnaround

    6:27 am 4/4/2012

    UPDATED: "Today's actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo -- smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate," the new boss of the Internet company says.Read more

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  10. Yahoo Chairman, Three More Board Members to Depart

    1:38 pm 2/7/2012

    As the company continues deal talks, chairman Roy Bostock says: "At this time there have not been any proposals which have been deemed by the committee to be attractive to our shareholders."Read more

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