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Yahoo Loses Key Search Executive To Google

Prabhakar Raghavan, head of Yahoo Labs for the past seven years and also the company's head of strategy, left this week for a position at archrival Google, according to a report from All Things Digital.

The well-respected Raghavan, who is also a Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Stanford, is leaving ahead of a reported wave of Yahoo layoffs set to take place this month, which could impact thousands of employees.