"I'm different. Let this not upset you" Paracelsus
- Jul 4, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yahoo-m-a-missteps-analysis-idUSKCN1060DNThe identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise
... ... the demise of Yahoo, which culminated in an agreement this week to sell the company's core assets to Verizon Communications Inc, has been more than a decade in the making. Many of the more than two dozen former Yahoo managers interviewed by Reuters over the past two weeks -- who now occupy executives suites elsewhere in Silicon Valley -- agree that the company's downfall can be traced to choices made by both the executive leadership and the board of directors during the company's heyday in the mid-2000s.