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Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly. (Nadine Rupp/Getty Images)

Teen Who Struck Deal With Yahoo Taught Himself Computer Skills

Teenage programmer Nick D’Aloisio’s decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what’s rumored to be a massive payout has turned him into a media sensation. D’Aloisio said his computer skills were self-taught.

03/26/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Buys Startup Run By 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur

Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.

03/26/2013

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