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Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
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Yahoo is investing big time in the social space. After some speculation, the Internet giant revealed on Monday that it has purchased popular blogging and social media network Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
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12 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Spark Capital is located on Boston's swank Newbury Street. But in recent weeks it has taken up some very ritzy media real estate for the $450 million it raised in the first quarter of 2013 and its leading role in keeping Tumblr going long enough for Yahoo to pay $1.1 billion in cash according to the New York Times for the blogging service.
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The plucky, 26-year-old Tumblr founder has sold his popular blogging platform to tech behemoth Yahoo for an amazing $1.1 billion, news site AllThingsD reported Sunday.
15 hrs ago | TheStreet.com
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Yahoo! Inc. 's board has approved a $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr Inc., a service that hosts 108 million blogs, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
Yahoo's board of directors has reportedly okayed a $1.1 billion purchase of the popular blogging site Tumblr, approving Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's boldest move to date in her efforts to revitalize the struggling Internet giant.
Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur David Karp, Tumblr had more than 13 billion global page views in the past month.
Josh Constine is a technology journalist who specializes in deep analysis of social products.