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[4 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 1,239 supporters]
Yahoo! Appoints Scott Thompson Chief Executive Officer

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO), the premier digital media company, today announced the appointment of Scott Thompson as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 9, 2012 , at which time Tim Morse will resume his role as Chief Financial Officer. Thompson has also been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 9, 2012.

Thompson served most recently as President of PayPal, a division of eBay, where he continued his established track record of growing businesses by driving customer engagement built on strong technology platforms. Under his leadership, PayPal solidified its lead …

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[9 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 1,032 supporters]

Palo Alto, Calif. — July 8, 2008 — VMware’s Board of Directors announced today that it has made a change in the leadership of the company with the departure of Diane Greene as President and CEO. VMware’s Board of Directors has appointed Paul Maritz as President and CEO of VMware effective immediately.  Maritz was also named to VMware’s Board of Directors.
“As one of the founders and the leader of VMware, Diane guided the creation and development of a company that is changing the way that people think about computing.  The …

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[26 Jun 2008 | No Comment | 462 supporters]

Twitter just announced yet another sum of funding, this including money from Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezo’s fund Bezos Expeditions. The company says the money will be spent on building up its infrastructure and reliability to become the communications utility it needs to be before it can become profitable.
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