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Yahoo’s ousted COO Henrique De Castro walks with $58M

Being handed a pink slip with a nine-figure severance isn’t bad for just 15 months of work.

By Apr. 16, 2014


Fired Yahoo COO De Castro made more than Marissa

Henrique De Castro has sailed away from the company on one of the biggest golden parachute packages ever. And apart from that, his total compensation was reportedly larger than even Yahoo CEO Mayer's.

By Jan. 18, 2014


Cuba: How dare the new Call of Duty try to kill Castro?

Cuba's state-controlled media and bloggers are upset Call of Duty: Black Ops begins with an attempt to assassinate Fidel Castro.

By Nov. 11, 2010


Yahoo COO to depart company, according to filing

As long rumored, ex-Googler Henrique De Castro is out as Yahoo's chief operating officer.

By Jan. 15, 2014


Yahoo's Marissa Mayer poaches key Google exec as COO

Henrique de Castro, who led Google's Partner Business Solutions group, stands to make $60 million or more as Mayer's top lieutenant.

By Oct. 15, 2012


Marissa Mayer's secret mantra: Thank you, Jerry Yang, thank you

Another drab quarter makes it plain: the only thing keeping the wolves from starting to bay for change is Yahoo's ownership position in Alibaba.

By Jan. 28, 2014


Google's spicy Celia Cruz doodle

The Queen of Salsa would have been 88 years old today. Google celebrates with a colorful homage.

By Oct. 21, 2013


YouTube video elevates toothpick sculpture to high art

"Rolling Through the Bay," a sculpture made of more than 100,000 toothpicks and glue, depicts the San Francisco Bay area. CNET speaks with artist Scott Weaver.

By Oct. 14, 2013


Make waves with this DIY lamp

Impress your friends by turning on your lamp with the wave of your hand. Find out how here.

By Jan. 3, 2012