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Is Yahoo’s Ship Sinking One Last Time?
2012-01-18 09:37:59

Since Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang announced his departure, the lifeboats appear to be lowering in what could become a mass exodus from the struggling search portal.

2011-05-10 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCLA Longevity Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and extending productive and healthy lives through research and education, honors two-time Academy Award winning actress Jane Fonda, entrepreneur and philanthropist James A.

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2010-10-01 05:40:00

Yahoo announced on Thursday that three of its top executives are leaving the company.

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2010-04-21 06:02:35

Yahoo performed its best quarterly performance since hiring Carol Bartz and its partnership with Microsoft Corp.

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2009-04-30 13:23:23

Former CEO and co-founder of Yahoo Jerry Yang's 2008 compensation package was limited to his customary $1 salary during his final year as chief executive of the company.

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2009-02-27 14:16:34

After making a six-week "whirlwind tour" to help diagnose the company’s problems, Yahoo’s new Chief Executive Carol Bartz unveiled a broad reorganization on Thursday designed to disassemble what she called the “silos” that have held the company back.

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2008-08-23 11:27:29

The founder of Oracle Corp., Larry Ellison, is the top-paid chief executives in the United States.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.