Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four months after his arrival.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo's dysfunctional turnaround efforts have morphed into a Silicon Valley soap opera, one that has taken another strange twist with the Internet company's ousting of CEO Scott Thompson just four months after his arrival....
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By Mel Daris:There may be worry these days about the direction Yahoo! (YHOO) is headed in. The fears are validated by a looming internal battle between the stakeholders of the company. Since the introduction of new CEO Scott Thompson in January, there has been a change in the environment surrounding the company.
A year ago, after a decade of mismanagement, Yahoo had been written off for dead. Mention Yahoo in the company of 20-somethings, and they would look at you with a mixture of curiosity and pity. Yahoo? Wasn't that a boring old web service that people used back in grandpa's day?
On Thursday, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) announced plans to open a Research and Development (R&D) lab in Silicon Valley, which will be the largest research center that the company has. The new facility is called Ford Research and Innovation Center, and will be located within three miles from Tesla Motors Inc’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) headquarter and Stanford University.
A steady drip of headlines for the past week or so makes clear a certain Seattle-based tech giant is kind of having a moment. But the city that Amazon.com calls home? Not so much. Or at least, not as much as it should. Though it has a presence in Silicon Valley thanks to facilities like its Lab126 research and design center, Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, which was ranked as the top tech city in the U.S. last year by The Atlantic.
To invest in the best batches of tech startups, there’s naturally no better place to look in the country other than Silicon Valley.
It’s the technology nerve center where ideas, capital and culture find chemistry and generate more venture capital and filed patents than anywhere else in the United States.