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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Yahoo names Fred Amoroso chairman and appoints Ross Levinsohn interim CEO as former CEO Scott Thompson leaves company+Yahoo! Inc. has announced that the company's Board of Directors has named Fred Amoroso as Chairman of the Board of Directors and +ross levinsohn as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Levinsohn replaces Scott Thompson, former Yahoo! CEO. Thompson leaves the company amid controversy over mentions on his resume and in regulatory filings of a computer science degree he never received.Statement from +Yahoo!: http://investor.yahoo.net/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=672824+AllThingsD: http://allthingsd.com/20120513/exclusive-yahoos-thompson-out-levinsohn-in-board-settlement-with-loeb-nears-completion/Photo: +Reuters / Kimberly White

Yahoo names Fred Amoroso chairman and appoints Ross Levinsohn interim CEO as former CEO Scott Thompson leaves company

+Yahoo! Inc. has announced that the company's Board of Directors has named Fred Amoroso as Chairman of the Board of Directors and +ross levinsohn as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Levinsohn replaces Scott Thompson, former Yahoo! CEO. Thompson leaves the company amid controversy over mentions on his resume and in regulatory filings of a computer science degree he never received.

Statement from +Yahoo!: http://investor.yahoo.net/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=672824

+AllThingsD: http://allthingsd.com/20120513/exclusive-yahoos-thompson-out-levinsohn-in-board-settlement-with-loeb-nears-completion/

Photo: +Reuters / Kimberly White

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Bank of America Offers Principal Reductions to 200,000 Homeowners - Yahoo! Finance

Bank of America Offers Principal Reductions to 200,000 Homeowners - Yahoo! Finance ;.. But the offer is real, and eligible borrowers could get as much as $150,000 knocked off the balance of their mortgages. It is all part of the $25 billion settlement reached this year between federal and state agencies and the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over fraudulent foreclosure document processing (so-called “robo-signing”).

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Myanmar: a goldmine with frontier risks - Yahoo! News Singapore

Myanmar: a goldmine with frontier risks - Yahoo! News Singapore ;.. SPARKS in Goldmine ...

The Myth of America’s Decline Is Just That – A Myth: Dan Gross | Daily Ticker - Yahoo! Finance

The Myth of America’s Decline Is Just That – A Myth: Dan Gross | Daily Ticker - Yahoo! Finance ;.. The hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs that were shipped overseas severely blunted the manufacturing sector, yet a turnaround for the industry and American workers looks promising. The Institute for Supply Management reported that its index of U.S. manufacturing activity rose to 54.8 in April, the highest level since June 2011, as new orders, production and employment increased. Readings above 50 indicate expansion.
Gross traveled across the country, meeting with small business owners and executives in various industries and sectors to get a firsthand look at how businesses and individuals have adapted since the 2008 crisis.

Timeline of Obama's 'Evolving' on Same-Sex Marriage - Yahoo!

Timeline of Obama's 'Evolving' on Same-Sex Marriage - Yahoo! ; THE SHIFT of a moving target ,.. the issue: from appearing to support the unions as a young state senate candidate, opposing them outright as a matter of faith in 2004, to suggesting a shift in line with public opinion:

THE OLD CLIMATE OF FEAR HAS GONE ...

THE OLD CLIMATE OF FEAR HAS GONE ...“The old climate of fear has gone,” she said, of the changing political scene in Singapore. “Young people realise they have a stake in their country and are now more willing to speak up for the better of Singapore.”

Monday, May 7, 2012

‘Becoming an opposition MP like being in the deep end’ - Yahoo! News Singapore

‘Becoming an opposition MP like being in the deep end’ - Yahoo! News Singapore ;..  “Becoming an opposition MP is like finding yourself in the deep end of the pool — you simply have to swim, and quickly come up to speed in dealing and resolving issues faced by the residents,” he told Yahoo! Singapore.

The key challenges at that time were taking over the Town Council and ensuring that the provision of municipal services continued uninterrupted, he noted.

Expert suggests radical measures to raise fertility rate - Yahoo! News Singapore

Expert suggests radical measures to raise fertility rate - Yahoo! News Singapore ;.. HUNGRY FOR OPPORTUNITIES, ...ROLL OVER !!

Ballot Box Breakdown: How Europe’s Elections Will Heat Up the Debt Crisis | Business | TIME.com

Ballot Box Breakdown: How Europe’s Elections Will Heat Up the Debt Crisis | Business | TIME.com ;.. But perhaps the most misguided notion of all was the apparent assumption among European leaders that voters would meekly accept that strategy, despite the economic suffering and social upheaval it has been creating.

That delusion was shattered on Sunday. In France, Socialist candidate Fran├žois Hollande beat out Nicolas Sarkozy, one of the key architects of the euro zone’s economic policies, to become the country’s new President. Even more telling, in Greece, the two main political parties, which have supported the biting austerity program mandated by the euro zone in return for two massive bailouts, got trounced. About 60% of the vote went to smaller parties, most of which campaigned against the pledges of austerity and reform made by Athens. Most notably, support for one such party, the Coalition of the Radical Left, known as Syriza, more than tripled from the last election, making it the second largest party in parliament with one-sixth of the 300 seats.


Read more: http://business.time.com/2012/05/07/ballot-box-breakdown-how-europes-elections-will-heat-up-the-debt-crisis/?xid=rss-topstories&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+time%2Ftopstories+%28TIME%3A+Top+Stories%29&utm_content=Netvibes#ixzz1uCIzfURT

BBC News - Italian nuclear boss shot and wounded in Genoa

BBC News - Italian nuclear boss shot and wounded in Genoa