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Yahoo Acquires San Jose Mobile App Developer Bignoggins

Yahoo acquired San Jose startup Bignoggins to help boost the Sunnyvale Internet company’s suite of mobile apps and services.

07/01/2013

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 CEO Blows Off ‘Attractive’ Comment From ‘Dirty Old’ Shareholder

Mayer has been CEO of Yahoo for nearly a year, and has had to endure more than her share of personal questions following the birth of her child and her change in remote work policies at the Sunnyvale company.

06/26/2013

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

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

Larry Magid: Yahoo To Offer Inactive Email Addresses To Other Users

Yahoo announced that it is resetting accounts that have been inactive for more than a year and making those usernames available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

06/19/2013

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Google Challenges Government Gag Order On Internet Surveillance Program

Google petitioned the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday for permission to explain to the public exactly how often the company has been asked to provide users’ data for the purpose of national security.

06/19/2013

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

Yahoo Discloses Number Of U.S. Government Data Requests

Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months that ended on May 31.

06/18/2013

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Yahoo, Pay TV Operators Among Bidders For Hulu

A person with direct knowledge of Hulu says the video site is again up for sale, with Yahoo and pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable among the seven bidders.

05/24/2013

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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