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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 February 4, 2014

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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 January 21, 2014

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Scott Thompson's resume ends one job at Yahoo -- just not his

The Yahoo CEO's inflated resume has apparently cost its first job. Patti Hart, who led the search that named Thompson CEO, will not seek re-election to the Yahoo board, All Things D reports.

By May 8, 2012

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Tech world is out for blood -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's

commentary Thanks to his decision to start a patent war with Facebook, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is facing a battle he isn't likely to survive.

By May 4, 2012

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's pinata party

Is Thompson's alleged resume-padding so lethal that he cannot survive? That would be up to Yahoo's board, employees, and shareholders to decide. The sound of the pinata being whacked will not be lost on them.

By May 4, 2012

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History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes. A business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal."

By May 4, 2012

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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 December 11, 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 July 23, 2012

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Another day, another board ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson leaves

The former Yahoo chief executive has been ousted from Splunk's board after it was revealed that he doesn't actually have a computer science degree.

By May 21, 2012

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Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson resigns from F5 Networks board

The company, which provides application delivery networking solutions, announces the resignation of former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson in an SEC filing today.

By May 18, 2012