As widely expected, Scott Thompson has stepped down from his position as Yahoo CEO after it emerged he lied about qualifications on his CV.The online giant has confirmed the former boss has left the company and the board with immediate effect.Thompson will be replaced in the interim by Ron Levinsohn, who runs the company’s global media department.Thompson’s position has been in question all week over the presence of a computer science degree within his biography, which he had not earned.
Sorry not enough
The now ex-CEO had apologised for the negative impact the row was having on the company, but it was not enough to save his job.
How the Rural-Urban Divide Plays Out on Digital Platforms
It is one thing for entrepreneurs, whether urban or rural, to create and operate an online store, as some digital platforms have made it relatively easy to manage an e-store – even by using just a smartphone.
Thailand’s internet economy to hit US$53 billion in 2025
New users in Southeast Asia are coming online at a blistering pace, adding 40M new Internet users this year alone compared to 100M between 2015 and 2019 and 70% of the region’s population is now online.
Southeast Asia’s Internet sectors continue to see strong growth, hitting $100 billion in 2020, and are on track to cross $300 billion by 2025 stated a report by Google, Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and business consultants Bain & Co.
Southeast Asia’s internet economy hits $100 billion
The two pacesetters in the region are Indonesia and Vietnam, which lead the pack with growth rates in excess of 40% a year.
The internet economies in Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines are growing by between 20% and 30% annually, with no signs of slowing down, according to Google and Temasek multi-year research program.
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