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Yahoo's (YHOO) upcoming job cuts will include major layoffs at its Yahoo! Research division, if...

Yahoo's (YHOO) upcoming job cuts will include major layoffs at its Yahoo! Research division, if not the group's complete elimination, in spite of its reputation for housing brilliant technologists. Google (GOOG), Facebook (FB), and others are said to be "going crazy" trying to acquire those about to be axed, with Mark Zuckerberg making personal efforts to reach out. (also)
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  • Losing Paper While Gaining ...
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    Getting rid of the innovation, ramping up IP lawsuits. Yahoo's now looking like it's going to be a company of lawyers.
    16 Mar 2012, 04:29 PM Reply Like
  • mustbepatient
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    This is typical of a tech company on its decline - can't afford to innovate, but try suing competitors over patents. Sad really.
    16 Mar 2012, 04:34 PM Reply Like
  • Hidden_Value
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    Personally from all the research I have done
    my stance on YHOO is super-bullish. Do you
    guys know how CEO Scott is going to decide
    who stays and who goes from his inherited
    40 top level underlings? I got the inside scoop:
    Very soon all 40 will go out in a huge wooden
    boat with Scott. Scott has placed cameras in
    the boat to review the actions of those forty
    when back a the office. About fifteen minutes
    into the trip Scott will stop talking AND, with a
    drill he concealed upon embarking, he will start
    drilling holes in the boat like a Madman possessed.
    He will drill holes 3 inches apart, 1 foot apart, 3 feet
    apart, and many at random lengths from each other.
    The reaction from the top 40 will show many sitting
    down and wondering what is going on; a few will get
    down on their knees and stick 1 finger in 1 hole to help
    stop the boat leakeage. Fewer still will use 2 hands
    and seal 2 holes, one with each hand. ONE or TWO
    of the forty will have had the acumen to assess the risks
    prior to kneeling down to plug holes. They would have
    noticed those holes in close proximity to each other
    and they would have sealed 2 or 3 holes with EACH HAND.


    Scott will fire with letters of high recommendation the
    idiots who stood by and did nothing, figuring Facebook and Google will hire those highly recommended ex-Yahooers.
    Those who sealed 1 hole will be demoted to go-fer slots in
    the New Yahoo. Those that plugged 2 holes will remain in
    their current positions and get a salary increase. The ONE
    or TWO who sealed various holes with each hand will
    be promoted to top level slots at Yahoo and will report
    directly to Scott on a daily basis.
    Lest you start disseminating this Inside Information I must
    tell you that the above is What I Would Do were I Scott.
    I think he will do Much Better than Me real soon. Anyone
    buying Yahoo with a 3 year time horizon will reap HUGE
    profits ala Apple circa late nineties. Shorts will go to the
    guillotine like Marie Antoinnette. That is my 2 cents worth
    of opinion. Hope you had a nice laugh while reading it. Cheers.
    May prosperity smile your way today and everyday!
    18 Mar 2012, 11:05 PM Reply Like
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