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IBM and Google earnings: An old bellwether and a new one

Jul 16, 2013
The earnings reports will certainly express some things about the state of the tech world, but also perhaps, the condition of the larger economy.
Posted In: Google, IBM, Yahoo, Earnings

Yahoo's acquisition merry-go-round continues

Jul 5, 2013
With July comes three more investments: Bignoggins Productions, Qwiki and Xobni.
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer

Yahoo will give you your name back

Jun 13, 2013
Yahoo is giving you a shot at reclaiming your good name. It’s shutting down accounts that have been dormant for more than a year, meaning a pile of usernames will soon be available for the taking in mid-July.
Posted In: Yahoo, email

Why companies are hot for Hulu

May 27, 2013
As focus shifts to Internet video as a profit model, Yahoo has its eyes on Hulu. But it needs to get in line. DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, and at least three private equity firms also hope to acquire the subscription-based video service.
Posted In: hulu, Yahoo, hulu plus, directv, Time Warner Cable

New York tech scene celebrates Tumblr purchase

May 21, 2013
Members of the New York City's tech scene are celebrating the announcement that Yahoo will buy the NY-based blogging service Tumblr.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, New York City, Silicon Valley, Tech

Yahoo spends a cool billion on cool

May 20, 2013
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Yahoo, tumblr, acquisition, Mergers and Acquisitions

The steps to making Tumblr a moneymaker

May 20, 2013
How does Yahoo plan to sell ads to turn Tumblr into a profitable acquisition?
Posted In: Yahoo, Yahoo!, tumblr, Mergers and Acquisitions

Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion to get hip

May 20, 2013
Yahoo buys Tumblr in an effort to reach a younger audience.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, Marissa Mayer

Yahoo plus tumblr equals...Yumblr?

May 20, 2013
Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition is a big part the mission for new CEO Marissa Mayer -- a mission to make the aging Internet company cool again.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, Tech, Marissa Mayer

Has Marissa Mayer's acquire-to-hire strategy for Yahoo paid off?

Apr 16, 2013
Since becoming Yahoo CEO last summer, Marissa Mayer has embarked on a takeover strategy: Buy companies to get their talent. As Yahoo reports earnings, we find out if it worked.
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, acquisition

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