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Search-Engines-Web.com [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, February 13, 2008
14 years ago4,825 views

http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/02/12/yahoo-exec-bails-bradley-horowitz-leaves-for-google/

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/32/60199378_d892499283.jpg

VP of Yahoo's advanced technology division will take a position at Google – he was primarily responsible for the Flickr acquisition

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Avrohom Eliezer Friedman (AEF) [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yah! Plus one for Google!

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Jeremy give some thoughts

http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/009965.html

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[Edit: Corrected title from "Bradely" to "Bradley".]

ram [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

lame. it'll be a terrible day for the web if yahoo folds.

Eugene Villar [PersonRank 5]

14 years ago #

Susan Mernit, (Senior Director, Product) is laid off.
Salim Ismail, (head of Brickhouse, Yahoo!'s internal ideas factory) is also leaving.

ref: http://www.yugatech.com/blog/yahoo/exodus-at-yahoo/

Tadeusz Szewczyk [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Don't they have a "you aren't allowed to work for competing companies shortly after leaving" passage in their contracts?

/pd [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Interesting point Tad, when working for an F50 company and then let go, I had a 6 month ban working for the competition!!

Curt Monash [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #

Yahoo's lack of tech focus is pretty brain-dead. http://www.texttechnologies.com/2008/02/14/yahoo-wants-to-follow-aol-into-the-dead-pool/

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Bradley posts his views:
http://www.elatable.com/blog/2008/02/14/on-leaving-yahoo/

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