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ReutersYahoo Inc. said Monday it will buy online blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. The deal is the largest since Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer took the reins in July in order to reverse a multi-year decline in Yahoo's business and its Web...
Tags: Yahoo! Inc., Media Industry, Marissa Mayer
Yahoo has added another major property to its portfolio, Kanye West went dark and political for his SNL gig, and France is buying military equipment. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 20, 2013. With the exception of television show...
Today, we are still tracking some storms to the North of highway 44. These are below severe limits...for now. Later today, that cold front will continue to work its way into the Ozarks leading into the early afternoon. This will spark sct'd showers and...
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SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is attempting a bold — and risky — strategy to turn around the struggling Internet giant with the $1.1-billion acquisition of Tumblr, a trendy social blogging service popular...
Tags: Sociology, YouTube, Arts and Culture, Yahoo! Inc., Marissa Mayer
Where My Dogs At is a new social networking app angled at dog lovers and their four-legged friends looking for local dog-friendly places to go and people to meet. Think Facebook for Fido, with a "Yelp for dogs" approach, built around a location-based...
Tags: Animal, Sociology, Business, Startups, Arts and Culture
SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo's board of directors has approved a $1.1-billion cash acquisition of blogging site Tumblr. A deal could be announced as soon as Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. It's the biggest -- and riskiest -- deal yet for...
Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE -- Saturday's regular season finale at Dick Howser Stadium was still in some doubt. Florida State led by four and needed to get every out that it possibly could against a Clemson lineup that had the potential to mount a rally at any given...
South Bend TribuneRecent Holy Cross graduate Yama Kader is days away from finally laying eyes on the country he’ll be representing on the basketball court. Kader, who was born in California to Afghan immigrants, is a guard on the Afghan National team, which is...
South Plantation High School students unveiled a website last week that encourages young drivers to avoid distracting behaviors, such as texting, while behind the wheel. The website builds on a 20-page book written by the school's journalism students...
Dear Amy: My daughter, who is almost 12 years old, visited a hospital a couple of months ago, and a nurse asked her if she uses birth control. Is this is an appropriate question to ask a not-quite 12-year-old girl? I feel that it is the kind of question...
Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Saturday a measure that allows stiffer penalties for people convicted of using social media to organize mob attacks. Social media has made it easier for groups of people to orchestrate violence, including those related to...
Morgan Lane Arnold, an emotionally frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of her Howard County high school each day filled with anxiety, unable because of a learning disorder to decipher the social cues, jokes and emotions of her peers. Her...
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