» Costly management changes: In roughly a year, Yahoo has had to make multiple transitions at the top — and each time, it has cost the company millions. When Carol Bartz left Yahoo, she received a $10 million severance package. When Scott Thompson was forced out, he didn’t get a severance, but he got to keep a $7 million financial package he received after he left Paypal. Not bad for less than six months of work.
As for maternity leave, Mayer, who recently joined the board of Walmart (WMT), expects it to be speedy. “I like to stay in the rhythm of things,” she says, referring to the CEO job that she is starting tomorrow. “My maternity leave will be a few weeks long and I’ll work throughout it.New Yahoo CEO Mayer is pregnant - Postcards (via thecallus)
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BlackBerrys were in fact considered in the survey but given very few respondents reported being a BlackBerry user, their numbers were not statistically relevant. Of those considering themselves smartphone owners, only 9 percent reported being BlackBerry users.Tucked away in this Obvious Survey is Obvious post over at POLITICO, which shows President Barack Obama has a commanding 49-31 percent lead over Mitt Romney among iPhone/Android users, is one of the saddest statistics about Research in Motion we’ve ever come across (via hypervocal)
This google map shows election results in Mexico, as they care counted by the country’s Federal Electoral Institute or IFE.
Google pisses off Robert Scoble, creating hilariously profane video: As you might have heard, Google+ pushed out a new events feature earlier this week, and did it in a way that made it easy to spam the heck out of people. The social network’s biggest fan, Robert Scoble, exploded in rage in a recent episode of The Gillmor Gang as his massive network of friends (1.8 million and counting) turned against him, pushing hundreds of events onto his Google Calendar listings. This is kind of amazing to watch. There are at least three “DEVELOPERS"-worthy quips in this one-minute clip. Our favorite: "They started pushing hundreds of $%&! on my calendar." (NSFW for heavy, but awesome profanity)