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May 14, 2012, 9:40 AM

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Yahoo! Pressroom:
Yahoo! Names Fred Amoroso Chairman and Appoints Ross Levinsohn Interim CEO  —  Board Announces Settlement with Third Point LLC  —  SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that the Board of Directors has named Fred Amoroso as Chairman of the Board of Directors …
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Yahoo's Parting With Thompson Will Be for “Cause”  —  According to numerous sources, Yahoo is claiming “cause” in its parting with former CEO Scott Thompson, related to the fake computer science degree on his resume.  —  Such a determination will mean the company is not obligated to pay …
Evelyn M. Rusli / DealBook:
Catherine Solyom / National Post:
Insider tells why Anonymous ‘might well be the most powerful organization on Earth’  —  Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images files  —  A photo on the Greek ministry of justice website after it was hacked by Anonymous in February 2012.  Anonymous came in first place in Time Magazine's 2012 online poll …
Brooke Crothers / CNET:
Intel Windows 8 tablets to hit retail stores in November  —  Intel ‘Clover Trail’ Atom Z2760-based Windows 8 tablet.  —  (Credit: Brooke Crothers)  —  The first wave of Intel-based Windows 8 tablets are expected to land in retail stores in November, a source familiar with device makers' plans told CNET.
Jeremy Singer-Vine / Wall Street Journal:
Kickstarter ‘Bug’ Exposed Projects  —  A security lapse at the popular crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com exposed more than 70,000 project ideas that weren't ready to be viewed.  —  The information that could be seen didn't include credit-card numbers or other sensitive personal details …
Werner Vogels / All Things Distributed:
Dynamic Content Support in Amazon CloudFront  —  In the past three and a half years, Amazon CloudFront has changed the content delivery landscape.  It has demonstrated that a CDN does not have to be complex to use with expensive contracts, minimum commits, or upfront fees …
Jennifer Van Grove / VentureBeat:
Overexposed?  Thanks to SceneTap, San Francisco bars are now profiling you  —  Imagine this.  You and your girlfriend walk into a neighborhood bar, order a cocktail, and, unbeknownst to you both, a camera above is scanning your faces to determine your age and gender.
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Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:
No More Breasts, Elephants, or SOPA: How Warren Adelman Is Saving Go Daddy's Soul  —  I'm sure someone somewhere has had a worse first week on a job than Warren Adelman.  But I am struggling to think of an example.  —  After nine years as the yin to the outlandish Bob …
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