Yahoo’s 6th CEO in as many years has also been let go in what has now become ‘ResuMess Scandal’. Kara Swisher from AllThingsD has the entire story. Microsoft must be closely watching~ They’ve already made significant moves making sure they don’t lose out on the talent.
Thompson tried to bring focus by cutting out a lot of products from the Yahoo portfolio but negated whatever goodwill he got by launching a patent litigation against Facebook. In hindsight, they should’ve accepted Microsoft’s offer back in the day!