Scott Thompson Terminates 2,000 Yahoo Employees

Scott Thompson Terminat0r

Yahoo CEO, Scott Thompson, Terminates 2000 employees due to 'restructuring'.  This comes on the heels of a desperate patent lawsuit against Facebook and subsequent countersuit against the bloated internet giant.  It looks like Scott Thompson's new strategy is cutting costs and stealing money from other companies.  To quote Scott in his note to employees: "We are intensifying our efforts on our core businesses and redeploying resources to our most urgent priorities. Our goal is to get back to our core purpose – putting our users and advertisers first – and we are moving aggressively to achieve that goal." Translated to: "We don't have any real competitive advantage anymore, so we have to worry about money - and our most urgent priority is this damn lawsuit, because Facebook called our bluff.  So, everyone is going to have to work a lot harder because, I just fired 2,000 … [Read more...]

Facebook Counter Punches with it’s Own Allegations Against Yahoo

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Yahoo's claim that Facebook infringed upon 10 of it's patents and countered with a suit of its own allegations including patent infringements on; photo tagging, advertising, online recommendations and more.  Facebook said it has been "irreparably harmed" by Yahoo's infringement.  At the end of the day its just a big song and dance for some bull-crap settlement.  Unfortunately, it looks as if Yahoo is trying to crash Facebooks 'coming out party' (going public). Unfortunately, Yahoo's suit looks desperate as Facebook has a rich and valuable patent portfolio.  Keep in mind, Yahoo used the same tactics against Google when they went public - They arn't only crashing the party, their stealing a keg or two. … [Read more...]

I Bet you $640 Million that you Did Not Win the Lottery

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Well, you didn't win, big surprise.  Not that it matters, but the winning numbers were: 2-4-23-38-46, and the Mega Ball was 23.  There were three winning tickets, all from places very familiar to playing and winning the lotto...The middle of Nowhere in Illinois, Maryland, and Kansas.  I guess the rest of us proceed uninterrupted and try to get rich the regular way... work. … [Read more...]