Yahoo!'s future is likely to include a sharper focus on mobile as the company looks to remain independent rather than put itself on the block, analysts say, pointing to the addition of new CEO Scott Thompson, former president of PayPal. "Given [Thompson's] transactional background, I could see him driving mobile leadership for Yahoo! as it relates to m-commerce and closing the loop on mobile display and off-line purchases," said Phuc Truong, managing director of Mobext.
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