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Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson faces calls for his ouster after the online internet company admitted to an “inadvertent error” in his biography. The bio wrongly stated he had a degree in computer science. Until late Thursday, the company’s website said Thompson received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College. Thompson is the former head of online payments site PayPal, a division of eBay. He took over the helm of Yahoo! in January amid hopes he could revive the company which had been losing online ads. Activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb who exposed the fabrication is now leading calls for Thompson to resign for unethical conduct. “CEO’s have been terminated for less at other companies,” Leob said.


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