September 17, 2011

Why Facebook Is the Next Yahoo

Mike Elgan, Datamation

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Sure, Facebook looks massively successful. With a mind-boggling 750 million users, the social site can do no wrong, right?


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May 16, 2012
The Truth about Why Yahoo's CEO Got Fired
Dan Frommer, RWW
What's the takeaway from Yahoo's recent CEO fiasco? Don't lie on your corporate bio, for one, and make sure no one else has lied on your behalf. But the real lesson has nothing to do with falsified credentials. more ››
May 14, 2012
A Eulogy for Yahoo's CEO
Dan Lyons, The Daily Beast
Rest in peace, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson. It’s true you’re not dead yet. At least, not literally. But let’s face it, from a career standpoint you’re about as dead as a guy can get. You lied on your résumé, claiming you... more ››
May 8, 2012
There Is One Man Who Could Save Yahoo
John Dvorak, PC Magazine
I've been following the machinations at Yahoo surrounding the false assertions that CEO Scott Thompson had a degree in computer science. Now, everyone wants to tar-and-feather the guy. In reality, though, this is all about the... more ››
May 6, 2012
Yahoo's CEO-Gate Round Three
Kara Swisher, All Things D
Earlier today, Yahoo’s persistent thorn, activist shareholder Dan Loeb of Third Point poison-penned another letter to the board of the Silicon Valley Internet company, demanding that Yahoo fire its new CEO Scott... more ››
May 14, 2012
Can Yahoo Ever Succeed?
Mathew Ingram, GigaOm
If the rise of Facebook as an advertising entity has shown anything, it is that what matters now is targeting and focus — the ability to drill down into precise market segments and base decisions on actual user behavior.... more ››