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Monday Odds and Ends - Posted July 23, 2012
  -McCann Worldgroup alum Matt Jacobs joined the newly opened Digitas San Francisco office as SVP of strategy & analysis. link -Former... [MediaJobsDaily]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted July 23, 2012
  -McCann Worldgroup alum Matt Jacobs joined the newly opened Digitas San Francisco office as SVP of strategy & analysis. link -Former... [GalleyCat]

Report: Yahoo, Facebook Patent Talks Intensify - Posted June 4, 2012
Executives from ... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Interim CEO Explores Settlement In Patent-Infringement Suit; Facebook Seeks Dismissal - Posted May 17, 2012
Will a new chief executive officer bring new hopes for a settlement in the ... [AllFacebook]

With Thompson Gone, Yahoo Needs Stability - Posted May 14, 2012
So Scott Thompson is out, adding to the growing list of CEOs who simply couldn't hang o... [FishbowlDC]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted May 14, 2012
-In case you missed it, 72andSunny's Kenny Powers "MFCEO" work for K-Swiss and DDB Paris's "New Warrior" project for Greenpeace tied for Best in Show at last Friday's One Show Interactive awar... [GalleyCat]

Lessons Learned Via Yahoo! CEO: Always Have an Accurate Resume - Posted May 9, 2012
Always tell the truth. In life, in job searching, in everything. By now you may have heard that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson allegedly beefed up his resume with both a computer science degree and accounting degree even though he graduated... [MediaJobsDaily]

Yahoo Taking Baby Steps to Address Activist Hedge Fund Eruption - Posted May 8, 2012
Patti Hart, a Yahoo board director who helped with the decision to hire CEO Scott Thompson, will announce today that she won't seek re-election following the eruption over Thompson's resum shenanigans. The company will also create a three-person committee that will look deeper into the hiring process. The trouble s... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo's CEO Still Has a Job. For Now. - Posted May 7, 2012
Yahoo's CEO Scott Thompson still has a job but Third Point, the activist hedge fund investor that had demanded his ouster for educational inaccuracies on his resum , isn't letting up. Now they want to take a look at the paperwork that went into the vetting process. Yahoo hasn't responded, but Third... [FishbowlDC]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted May 4, 2012
-After 15 years as Ogilvy chair... [GalleyCat]

Yahoo Cuts 14 Percent of Its Workforce - Posted April 4, 2012
Yahoo announced that it was eliminating 2,000 jobs this morning--more than 14 percent of the company's 14,000 employees. "Today's actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo! -- smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate as fast as our customers and our industry require," Yahoo... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Yahoo's New CEO Could Use a Good Comms Team - Posted January 5, 2012
  The latest news from Yahoo is its new CEO, former PayPal president Scott Thompson. The company's last CEO, Carol Bartz, didn't work out so well. And n... [FishbowlDC]