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Yahoo Says Goodbye to Ross Levinsohn

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Levinsohn's time at Yahoo is over. The former interim CEO will receive the severance payments outlined in his 2010 offer letter. He will also receive an equity award of 67,000 redistricted stock units and 250,000 stock options worth over $5 million. Levinsohn's time at Yahoo is over. The former interim CEO will receive the severance payments outlined in his 2010 offer letter. He will also receive an equity award of 67,000 redistricted stock units and 250,000 stock options worth over $5 million. 0 Comments

Marissa Mayer Brings Hope to Yahoo

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Marissa Mayer’s arrival as Yahoo’s new CEO has Yahoos hopeful. Literally. One Yahoo was inspired to create a “Hope” poster reminiscent of the iconic Shepard Fairey posters created during the 2008 presidential campaign for candidate Barack Obama. Marissa Mayer’s arrival as Yahoo’s new CEO has Yahoos hopeful. Literally. One Yahoo was inspired to create a “Hope” poster reminiscent of the iconic Shepard Fairey posters created during the 2008 presidential campaign for candidate Barack Obama. 0 Comments

Facebook & Yahoo Strike New Advertising Deal, Settle Patent Squabble

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Facebook and Yahoo have settled their patent infringement cases. The companies will cross-license each's respective patents. Also, they have struck a deal which will allow both sides to collaborate on advertising deals and promote content. Facebook and Yahoo have settled their patent infringement cases. The companies will cross-license each's respective patents. Also, they have struck a deal which will allow both sides to collaborate on advertising deals and promote content. 0 Comments

Yahoo to Sell Half of Alibaba Stake for $7.1 Billion

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Yahoo holds a 40 percent stake in Alibaba, but will be able to reduce this by half. The deal also includes provision for a share buy-back plan for Yahoo and a potential IPO by Alibaba. Sale proceeds will be returned to Yahoo shareholders. Yahoo holds a 40 percent stake in Alibaba, but will be able to reduce this by half. The deal also includes provision for a share buy-back plan for Yahoo and a potential IPO by Alibaba. Sale proceeds will be returned to Yahoo shareholders. 0 Comments

Embattled Yahoo CEO Leaves With $7 Million After 5 Months

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Yahoo has their fifth CEO in as many years, as Scott Thompson stepped down in the scandal over his padded resume. Investor hedge fund Loeb will exert greater control with three board seats, while Ross Levinsohn takes the interim CEO post. Yahoo has their fifth CEO in as many years, as Scott Thompson stepped down in the scandal over his padded resume. Investor hedge fund Loeb will exert greater control with three board seats, while Ross Levinsohn takes the interim CEO post. 0 Comments

Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL Confirm Display Ad Deal

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Yahoo, AOL, and Microsoft this week confirmed plans to pool together their unsold inventory in a deal that aims to increase their margins, secure higher prices for remnant ads, and augment the reach available to agencies and advertisers. Yahoo, AOL, and Microsoft this week confirmed plans to pool together their unsold inventory in a deal that aims to increase their margins, secure higher prices for remnant ads, and augment the reach available to agencies and advertisers. 0 Comments