Yahoo has hired itself a hot new CEO, the former PayPal president Scott Thompson. At a critical point in the company's history, some fast, decisive and powerful things must be done immediately as he takes up the post.
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Plastic Logic's e-reader may yet live as an educational tool in Russia, just as Apple and Microsoft bid for millions of tablet PCs destined for Turkish schools. The e-education game is getting serious.
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It's been partly hidden for months, hotly anticipated since HP bought Palm and ditched its plans for a Windows tablet, and now here it is via a completely unofficial leak: TouchPad, HP's response to the iPad.