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Scanadu Scout, A Patient Sensor Device, Developed with 3D Printed Prototyping - Posted May 20, 2014
(MicorFabricator) Scanadu turned to Solid Concepts to build a working prototype of their medical device, the Scanadu Scout. This innovative device's algorithmic software is able to read temperature, heart rate, breathing rate, systolic and diastolic blood pressure and ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Corporate Execs in the Hot Seat, Getting Burned - Posted January 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32960" align="alignright" width="360" caption="Photo: Pier Paolo Cito/AP"][/caption] Smells like bacon? Oh, that's just the aroma of corporate leaders getting burned by bad press, crisis situations, and business downturns. It's not anything new necessarily, but three's a trend so why not take a close... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo! Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns From Company - Posted January 17, 2012
Silicon Valley giant Yahoo! Inc. announced today that Jerry Yang has tendered his resignation, 17 years after co-founding the company. Stock prices of the beleaguered company rose slightly following the announcement. Yahoo has seen a decline in... [FishbowlLA]

Marco Boerries Exiting Yahoo - Posted February 25, 2009
New Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz hasn't even made public her plans for restructuring the company, but whatever they are, they'll have to make do without Marco Boerries. In her ... [ThinkMobile -]

Yahoo! @ NBCU - Posted January 8, 2009
That's Yahoo! CEO Jerry Yang (well, his back anyway) in the NBC booth. He had his cell phone clutched to his ear. So if there's any deal news in the next 24 hours, now you know what he was talking about. ... [WebNewser -]

Yahoo! Layoffs: The Gift That Keeps On Giving - Posted December 16, 2008
Just a few days after its draconian layoffs, Yahoo! is still feeling the pinch of an angry mob that was p-o'd at being dumped. The result has been a boon for, which posted some of the more interesting behind-th... [FishbowlLA]

Not Too Many Saying Yahoo! To Yahoo!: Layoffs Started Today - Posted December 10, 2008
Yahoo! in California went through with its quasi-announced layoffs today. Hundreds of people were shown the door by security guards (1,500 throughout the state; 200 in L.A.), complete with Christmas gifts in their arms and tears in their eyes. Generally, even though they were being lai... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: Yahoo! to Lay Off 1,500 - Posted December 9, 2008
Inside sources confided to our partner blog FishbowlLA in an exclusive that Yahoo!, via an email from departing CEO Jerry Yang... [ThinkMobile -]

EXCLUSIVE: Yahoo! To Lay Off 1,500 In California on Wednesday; 200 In L.A. - Posted December 9, 2008
Yahoo!, via an email from departing CEO Jerry Yang, told its California employees that on Wednesday, as many as 1,500 employees will be tossed, inside sources confided to FBLA. ... [FishbowlLA]

AllThingsD: Microsoft-Yahoo Deal 'Total Fiction' - Posted December 2, 2008
Internet exec Ross Levinsohn has called a recent Times of London report that Microsoft and Yahoo signed a $20 billion deal for the latter's search business "total fiction," according to... [ThinkMobile -]

IDC: Yahoo Should Focus on Mobile - Posted November 20, 2008
IDC said in a report released Wednesday on Jerry Yang's resignation as Yahoo CEO that mobile advertising needs to be a strategic focus for the venerable Web portal, according to ... [ThinkMobile -]

Jerry Yang Just Says Sayonara To Yahoo! - Posted November 18, 2008
Yahoo! CEO Jerry Yang, who has been back and forth on whether he was sticking with the struggling internet giant, chose to surprse everyone and quit on Monday, the New York Times and others wrote. Yang, who was... [FishbowlLA]

What's Next For Yahoo? - Posted November 18, 2008
Now that Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is out, GigaOM's Om Malik has a piece on what the portal should and shouldn't do next. "Yang's decisio... [ThinkMobile -]

BREAKING: Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang Out - Posted November 17, 2008
AllThingsD has confirmed that Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang will be stepping down from his post, ending months of speculation and calls for his resigna... [ThinkMobile -]

Economist: Yahoo CEO Must Go - Posted November 17, 2008
The Economist has a thoughtful piece on why it's time for Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang to exit stage left—on his own. While none of us will ever be sure if the collaps... [ThinkMobile -]

AllThingsD: Yahoo's Board is MIA - Posted November 14, 2008
It's tempting for most people to blame Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang for the company's recent stumbles, particularly his hard-nosed rejection (twice) of Microsoft's rather generous $47.5 billion buyout offer—especially now that Yahoo's stock is in a death spi... [ThinkMobile -]

Microsoft CEO to Yahoo: We've Moved On - Posted November 7, 2008
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said last night while in Australia that a Yahoo acquisition is no longer under consideration—and that's no matter what ... [ThinkMobile -]

Yahoo CEO to Microsoft: We Still Love You - Posted November 6, 2008
The Associated Press is reporting that now that the Google-Yahoo ad deal has fallen through, Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang is ready to ... [ThinkMobile -]

SAI Snickers at Yahoo CEO - Posted October 27, 2008
Without so much as a word of explanation, Silicon Alley Insider ran the following quote from a Kara Swisher interview with Yahoo CEO ... [ThinkMobile -]

Microsoft: Yahoo Buyout Chances 'Negligible' - Posted September 9, 2008
As Yahoo's stock price continues to fall beyond the point it was at when Microsoft first made its buyout offer, Bloomberg reports that Microsoft Corp. Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell said the cha... [ThinkMobile -]

Yahoo Stock Sinks to Price Before Microsoft Bid - Posted August 25, 2008
It was fun while it lasted, we suppose. Yahoo has sank to its lowest stock price since Microsoft Corp.'s unsuccessful takeover offer seven months ago, in an apparent market-wide advertising slump, according to Bloomberg. "What is different between now and when the first bid happened is the environment has gotten a lot... [ThinkMobile -]

NYT: Yahoo Still Searching for Identity - Posted August 4, 2008
The New York Times has a good look at Yahoo, post-shareholder-meeting, with a focus on CEO Jerry Yang, who has emerged from the whole thing as an "u... [ThinkMobile -]

Yahoo Board Meeting begins with Icahn AWOL - Posted August 1, 2008
Today is D-Day for Yahoo's current board—and Carl Icahn is nowhere to be found. The Associated Press reports that Yahoo shareholders are finally getting their chance today to challenge the company's management over its ha... [ThinkMobile -] Microhoo Saga 'Isn't Over Yet' - Posted July 22, 2008
Even though Yahoo has settled with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, C... [ThinkMobile -]

The King Speaks and Jerry Yang Shows Up - Posted July 11, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. As Herb Allen's Sun Valley retreat started to wind down Friday afternoon, some key executives we... [FishbowlLA]

Yahoo CEO Under the Microscope At Sun Valley - Posted July 11, 2008
Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang said on Thursday that he was unlikely to meet with Microsoft reps at this week's Sun Valley meeting of media and tech executives in Idaho, according to Reute... [ThinkMobile -]

Google's Eric Schmidt: "We Took the Position That the World is Better Off With An Independent Yahoo!" - Posted July 10, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and CEO ... [FishbowlLA]

Terry Semel Inspired As He Chats Up His Former Yahoo! Colleagues - Posted July 10, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference.In the Sun Valley Lodge bar last night, where all the good deals are made, an informal pow-wow of sorts for Yahoo! executives and their new partners Google Inc. was underway... [FishbowlLA]

Major Investor Backs Icahn's Yahoo Plan - Posted July 8, 2008
AllThingsD is reporting that Yahoo investor Gordon Crawford told Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang in a face-to-face meeting last week that he was seriously considering voting against Yahoo in the looming proxy fight. That puts Crawfo... [ThinkMobile -]

New York Post Takes Note of Yahoo's Troubles For the Love of Puns - Posted May 6, 2008
We're fairly certain the New York Post could give a rat's ass about the troubles in Sunnyvale involving Yahoo's CEO Jerry Yang and co-founder David Filo. But when copy editors get the chance to write headlines like: BUNCH OF YAHOOS INVESTORS MAY YANK YANG, FILO OVER DOUGH they take it. ... [FishbowlLA]

Yang Takes Over Yahoo as Semel Steps Aside - Posted June 19, 2007
Terry Semel, the former Hollywood studio boss, stepped aside at Yahoo!, after 6 years in the executive suite. Co-founder and Chief Yahoo Jerry Yang became CEO (here's his My New Job memo) , with Sue Drecker as president. Semel will remain as nonexecutive chai... [FishbowlLA]