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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Scott Thompson

Talk about a roller coaster. In the span of seven months, Scott Thompson took over leadership at Yahoo, started a patent war, got forced out amid scandal, then became CEO at a new company.

By Dec. 11, 2012

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By Jan. 21, 2014

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Thompson leaves Yahoo with no severance

Scott Thompson still walks away with millions, but the "resumegate" controversy costs the former Yahoo CEO a bigger payout.

By May. 14, 2012

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A jab at Yahoo's Thompson, invoking Bartz

An activist investor in Yahoo claims a mutual acquaintance spoke with former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, who reminded them that she does, in fact, have a computer science degree.

By May. 10, 2012

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Scott Thompson gets new CEO gig

His time in the corner office at Yahoo was brief, undone by a scandal over his resume. Now Thompson is getting a fresh shot, this time at e-commerce company ShopRunner.

By Jul. 23, 2012

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Yahoo to claim 'cause' in Thompson ouster, report says

Now that former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out, Yahoo will try to sidestep a major severance payout by claiming he violated a code of ethics, according to AllThingsD.

By May. 14, 2012

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Scott Thompson blames 'Resumegate' on headhunter -- report

Yahoo's embattled CEO reported to have told employees that the mistake was made by an executive placement firm when he interviewed for a post at PayPal.

By May. 10, 2012

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Yahoo CEO Thompson reportedly set to resign

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson will step down amid a controversy over his inflated resume, All Things D reports. What's more, the company may also capitulate to activist investors by seating a dissident board slate.

By May. 13, 2012

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At Yahoo, Scott Thompson takes helm as CEO (roundup)

Amid talk of a sale, Yahoo hires PayPal President Scott Thompson to replace fired CEO Carol Bartz. Thompson promises the company will reclaim its tech leadership, but serious challenges await.

By Jan. 4, 2012