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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.

02/21/2014

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)

Mayer’s Magnetism, Alibaba Jackpot Rejuvenate Yahoo

CEO 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.

07/15/2013

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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Reports Say Yahoo Board Has Approved $1.1 Billion To Buy Tumblr Website

Sunnyvale 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.

05/19/2013

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

Yahoo Reportedly Nearing $1.1B Acquisition Of Tumblr

Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition under CEO Marissa Mayer, as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company’s website.

05/17/2013

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Pictures Of Calif. Education Tests Emerge On Social Media Sites

The state Department of Education said images of state tests have been discovered on about a dozen social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

04/27/2012

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