Stories by Cameron Scott

Facebook proposes more changes to privacy policy

Facebook said on Friday that it intends to make further changes to its privacy policy in order to respond to an audit by the Irish government, but privacy advocates saw the move as an inadequate attempt to quell privacy concerns prior to Facebook's planned initial public offering.

Facebook expansion plan clears first hurdle

Facebook's plans to expand its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, got an initial OK from the city planning commission this week and offered a sneak peak at the company's plans to expand after its much anticipated IPO.

Yahoo board reportedly investigating CEO hiring process

A panel of Yahoo board members has begun investigating the hiring of CEO Scott Thompson in the wake of revelations that his resume's listing of computer science as a second undergraduate major was false, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Yahoo CEO's resume overstated his technology background

Yahoo acknowledged on Thursday that its new CEO, Scott Thompson, does not hold a degree in "accounting and computer science" as his resume and the company's financial filings claimed, and instead majored only in accounting.

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