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David Karp, CEO of Tumblr. (Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Tumblr Founder To Get $81 Million To Remain At Yahoo

Yahoo’s recently completed acquisition of Internet blogging service Tumblr includes an $81 million payment to Tumblr founder David Karp as long as he remains on the job for the next four years.

08/09/2013

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about the company's acquisition of Tumblr at a press conference in Times Square on May 20, 2013 in New York City. The internet giant Yahoo purchased the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Mayer also announced a sleek new redesign of Yahoo's Flickr photo service. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Yahoo Completes $1.1 Billion Deal For Tumblr

Yahoo has completed its $1.1 billion acquisition of online blogging forum Tumblr.

06/20/2013

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks about the company's acquisition of Tumblr at a press conference in Times Square on May 20, 2013 in New York City. The internet giant Yahoo purchased the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Mayer also announced a sleek new redesign of Yahoo's Flickr photo service. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Yahoo Looks To Regain Its Cool With $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal

Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.

05/20/2013

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Yahoo / Tumblr Deal Renews Debate Over Techie Dropouts

t’s one thing to say tech geniuses don’t need degrees. After all, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg all dropped out of college. But now we’ve got David Karp, who doesn’t even have a high school diploma. Karp, 26, founded Tumblr, the online blogging forum, and sold it to Yahoo for $1.1 billion.

05/20/2013

David Karp, CEO of Tumblr. (Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Tumblr CEO’s Mom Gushes Over Son’s $1B Deal With Yahoo

As a teenager, Tumblr CEO David Karp would canvass the streets of New York City’s Upper West Side, offering to build websites for local businesses. After his freshman year of high school, the precocious, computer-savvy kid decided to drop out altogether to devote more time to his passion for technology.

05/20/2013

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