Verizon To Cut 2,100 Jobs At Newly-Acquired YahooAbout 2,100 jobs are on the chopping block as Verizon prepares to combine Yahoo and AOL for a digital advertising offensive.
Google Admitting It Can't Compete With Facebook On Social Media?Company vice president Brad Horotwitz, who's been running Google+, said in a blogpost that users will no longer need a Google+ account to chat with others on Google products like YouTube. Any Gmail account will now suffice.
Only One Bay Area Restaurant Is On The List Of 'The World’s 50 Best Restaurants' -- Why?Another day, another list. Should the Bay Area be upset only one of its restaurants made the list of the top fifty restaurants in the world – the whole… wide… world?
Tumblr #PostItForward Campaign Encourages Users To Open Up Without Fear Of BullyingTumblr has created a safe place for users to discuss their sexuality, mental health and self-esteem, without fear of getting bullied.
Terror Investigators Probe Former SFSU Student Over Online Posts Threatening Violence A former San Francisco State University student is being investigated by anti-terrorism officials and the FBI after he allegedly wrote online posts that included serious threats of violence.
Tumblr Founder To Get $81 Million To Remain At YahooYahoo'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.
Mayer's Magnetism, Alibaba Jackpot Rejuvenate YahooCEO Melissa Mayer's magnetism and Alibaba's prosperity are now combining to transform Yahoo Inc. from a tale of woe into a comeback story that is winning over Silicon Valley and Wall Street.
Yahoo Completes $1.1 Billion Deal For TumblrYahoo has completed its $1.1 billion acquisition of online blogging forum Tumblr.
Yahoo Looks To Regain Its Cool With $1.1 Billion Tumblr DealYahoo 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.
Yahoo / Tumblr Deal Renews Debate Over Techie Dropoutst'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.
Tumblr CEO's Mom Gushes Over Son's $1B Deal With YahooAs 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.
Reports Say Yahoo Board Has Approved $1.1 Billion To Buy Tumblr WebsiteSunnyvale Web portal Yahoo's board of directors met Sunday and approved a $1.1 billion acquisition of online content-sharing site Tumblr in a deal Mayer negotiated, according to the Wall Street Journal.