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Yahoo joins growing list of bidders for Hulu: sources

May 24th, 2013
Yahoo Inc has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp and Walt Disney Co, two sources with knowledge of the bid told Reuters ...


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Yahoo buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, vows not to screw it up

May 21st, 2013
Yahoo Inc will buy blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, giving the Internet pioneer a much-needed social media platform to reach a younger generation of users and breathe new life into its ailing ...


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Yahoo’s acquisitions: from Geocities to Tumblr

May 21st, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) announced on Monday it would shell out $1.1 billion to buy blogging service Tumblr, in a bid to revitalize its brand and attract a younger generation of users. ...


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Factbox: Yahoo’s acquisitions: from Geocities to Tumblr

May 21st, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc announced on Monday it would shell out $1.1 billion to buy blogging service Tumblr, in a bid to revitalize its brand and attract a younger generation of users. Yahoo has been criticized for making big acquisitions that have not always reaped lasting returns. Under CEO Marissa Mayer, the Internet search company has snapped up numerous small startups in recent ...


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Yahoo buying Tumblr for $1.1 billion, vows not to screw it up

May 20th, 2013
Yahoo Inc will buy blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion cash, giving the Internet pioneer a much-needed social media platform to reach a younger generation of users and breathe new life into its ailing ...


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Yahoo seeks turnaround with $1.1-billion deal to buy Tumblr

May 20th, 2013
Yahoo's $1.1-billion acquisition of trendy social blogging service Tumbler is a bold — and risky — strategy to turn around the struggling Internet giant. SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is attempting a bold — and risky — strategy to turn around the struggling Internet giant with the $1.1-billion acquisition of Tumblr, a trendy social blogging service popular with teens ...


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Yahoo’s board approves $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition: WSJ

May 19th, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board has approved a deal to buy blogging and social networking site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying on Sunday. Such an acquisition would be Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking the helm of the once-iconic Internet company in July 2012. Yahoo is keen on fast-growing Tumblr because ...


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Yahoo to vote on $1.1 billion Tumblr buy: AllThingsD

May 18th, 2013
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board will meet on Sunday to vote on whether to offer $1.1 billion in cash for New York-based blogging service Tumblr, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources close to the situation as saying on Friday. Such an acquisition would be CEO Marissa Mayer's largest deal since taking the helm of the once-iconic Internet company in July 2012. Yahoo is keen on Tumblr ...


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Yahoo to vote on $1.1 billion Tumblr buy: AllThingsD

May 18th, 2013
Yahoo Inc's board will meet on Sunday to vote on whether to offer $1.1 billion in cash for New York-based blogging service Tumblr, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources close to the situation as saying on ...


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Yahoo says Mexican court overturns $2.75B ruling

May 16th, 2013
Yahoo Inc. said Thursday that a court in Mexico granted the company's appeal and reversed a ruling that could have cost it $2.75 billion. The court had decided against Yahoo and Yahoo Mexico last year ...


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