Embattled Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has left the company, Yahoo announced Sunday, after more than a week of controversy over questions about his resume.
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, who's been under fire amid questions about whether he padded his resume, plans to step down from his job, reports say.
Also, the head of Yahoo's hiring committee reportedly has stepped down.
As current exec's lie is exposed, Yahoo could have to ready its revolving door of CEOs for another spin.
The row over Yahoo's leadership intensified over weekend as another major investor called for CEO Scott Thompson to be fired.
Once a leader in the online world, Yahoo has been overshadowed by players like Google and Facebook, and the company is struggling to regain its top-tier status.
Yahoo sas its board will review a discrepancy in the resume of its CEO, Scott Thompson, and "make an appropriate disclosure" to shareholders.
Yahoo acknowledges that its new CEO, Scott Thompson, does not hold a degree in "accounting and computer science" as his resume and the corporate website stated.
A nation's well-documented fondness for bathroom reading expands to include the world of tablets.
UPDATE: Facebook says it's "perplexed" by Yahoo, which notes that Facebook cites in its suit eight patents purchased in the past five months and several claims reference stealth products.