Yahoo To Begin Firing Thousands Next Week

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Yahoo layoffs start next week, Kara Swisher says.She says the ultimate goal is for “thousands” of people in¬†product, research and marketing to be let go.

The cuts won’t all come at once.

The vision is for “a drastically slimmed-down organisation with a focus on media, advertising and new but unclear “future” initiatives.”

Ross Levinsohn is expected to run Yahoo’s media business.¬†

Product boss Blake Irving’s future is uncertain, says Kara.

Kara has lots of details >>

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