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Yahoo CEO outlines new corporate structure

(AP) -- A week after announcing a painful round of job cuts, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson unveiled a plan Tuesday that will reorganize the company into three main divisions focused on users, advertisers and technology.

Apr 10, 2012
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New Yahoo CEO sweeps out 2,000 employees in purge

(AP) -- Yahoo's turnaround attempt is going to be messy. In his first three months on the job, CEO Scott Thompson has imposed the largest layoffs in the company's 17-year history, reshaped the board of directors, ...

Apr 04, 2012
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Yahoo! to lay off 'thousands': report

Yahoo! is preparing to lay off thousands of workers in a sweeping restructuring being launched less than three months after CEO Scott Thompson took control, according to a report Monday.

Mar 05, 2012
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Alibaba to reach out to Yahoo CEO on stalled deal

(AP) -- Alibaba Group and Japan's Softbank will go directly to Yahoo's chief executive, bypassing negotiators from the U.S. Internet company, after talks over the sale of Yahoo's Asian holdings broke down, a person familiar ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Yahoo faces investor mutiny as Asia talks unravel

(AP) -- Yahoo's hopes for a fresh start under a new CEO faded Tuesday as its closely watched discussions to sell most of its Asian holdings unraveled and a frustrated shareholder announced that he will try to seize four ...

Feb 15, 2012
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