Yahoo CEO watch: Levinsohn alone on deck

Yahoo and Facebook announcing that they will avoid the patent version of the Hundred Years’ War should be enough to seal the deal for interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, credited with the change in strategy, to get the “i” word removed from his title. Will it be?

Does Yahoo even know how to be a modern media company?

The appointment of Ross Levinsohn as CEO is a sign Yahoo wants to focus on media as the core of its rebirth, but does the company have what it takes to succeed as a new-media entity? There are plenty of reasons to be skeptical.

Thompson may be out, but Yahoo still a mess

Yahoo chief executive officer Scott Thompson who has been caught in a resume gate is leaving the company, reports AllThingsD. He is going to be replaced by Ross Levinsohn. A settlement with activist investor Dan Loeb of ThirdPoint Capital is also in the works.

Yahoo CEO apologizes — for being a distraction

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson apologized to his staff but has yet to explain how he wound up being credited for a degree he didn’t get. Meanwhile Third Point’s Daniel Loeb turns up the heat in a proxy battle that may claim a CEO.

Yahoo: Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain

After a corporate mistake, the next test is how to handle the fallout. If Scott Thompson ends up joining the ex-Yahoo CEO club now, it won’t be because of a false degree claim. It will be over the way he responded.

Yahoo’s CEO takes a credibility hit in proxy battle

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has been using a resume with a false claim for more than a decade. Activist shareholder Daniel Loeb unveiled Thompson’s lack of a computer science degree during a proxy fight, saying it raises issues about his credibility — and the board’s.

Yahoo CEO: Must be clearer about what we won’t do

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s Q1 call with investors and analysts was a lot more big picture and buzzwords than details but we did get a few fine points, including plans to close 50 properties and a promise to focus on Yahoo’s own assets.

Yahoo turns to PayPal import for e-commerce boost

Ahead of Q1 earnings, Yahoo (s yhoo) CEO Scott Thompson filled in a vital blank spot in his plan to remake the media company. Last week, he sketched an outline.
Tuesday he has to color between the lines.