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Scott Thompson, Ex-Yahoo CEO, Joins ShopRunner

AP | Michael Liedtke | Posted 09.22.2012 | Small Business

SAN FRANCISCO -- Recently ousted Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has landed a new job leading ShopRunner, an online service that provides two-day shipping fr...

Yahoo's Media Chief Charts a Course

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 07.16.2012 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

I've been a fan of Yahoo since the beginning of time (or at least since Web history began). I've always thought of it as being a media company. Today, Yahoo is being led by the first CEO with real media chops in a very long time.

Former Yahoo CEO Reportedly Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

Posted 05.14.2012 | Technology

Scott Thompson, who stepped down as the chief executive officer of Yahoo Inc. over the weekend, has reportedly been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. ...

CONFIRMED: Yahoo CEO Out After Just 4 Months

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

UPDATE: Yahoo confirmed in a Sunday afternoon press release that CEO Scott Thompson will step down, effective immediately. As AllThingsD predicted...

Yahoo CEO Claims He Never Provided A Resume: Source

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 07.10.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Scott Thompson, at the centre of a row over his educational qua...

Bad Day In The Boardroom

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

There are 4000 holes in Blackburn, Lancashire, but only seven and a half things you need to know each day. Here they are: Thing One: Defenestration...

Yahoo Investor Demands CEO Be Canned

Reuters | Poornima Gupta | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund investor Third Point demanded that internet company Yahoo Inc fire its ...

Yahoo Board To Probe CEO's Apparently Falsified Resume

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Technology

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board of directors will review a discrepancy in the educational record of its chief executive, Scott Thompson, a spokesman tol...

Yahoo CEO Faked His Resume, Investor Alleges

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology

* Yahoo calls discrepancy an "inadvertent error" * Third Point also doubts board member's educational record By Poornima...

Yahoo CEO To Unveil Plan To Save The Company

AP | Posted 04.06.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson plans to tell the struggling Internet company's employees more about his turnaround strategy next week. Tho...

Yahoo CEO May Be Preparing Major Layoffs

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 05.05.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's new chief executive is preparing a significant restructuring of the Internet ...

Why Yahoo! Isn't Google: A Theory

Phil Simon | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Phil Simon

I don't have the solution to fix Yahoo! That's now Scott Thompson's headache. It may well be too late.

Scott Thompson Named New Yahoo CEO

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.05.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo's previous turnaround attempts have flopped under three different leaders with dramatically different backgrounds – ...

Yahoo Reportedly Poised To Choose New CEO

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic and Yinka Adegoke SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc named PayPal President Scott Thompson as its chief executive ...