SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging service Tumblr will be a test of her ability to revive the aging Web portal. Luckily for her, her performance may be graded generously. Mayer...Show More Summary
Yesterday, we talked about Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s purchase of Tumblr for $1.1 billion. While many people are already beginning to speculate about what the search engine company is hoping to accomplish, CEO Marissa Mayer is simply hoping to not “screw it up.” Here is what Mayer said: “We promise not to screw it up. Tumblr [...]
U.S. stocks opened relatively flat this morning, with the down a fraction of a point and the narrower, price-weighted up 0.17% at 10:10 a.m. EDT. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s $1.1 billion gamble Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s new CEO, Marissa Mayer, has just taken the biggest gamble of her tenure in announcing the acquisition of blogging platform Tumblr [...]
Hundreds of millions of users -- where are the profits?
U.S. stocks opened relatively flat this morning, with the down a fraction of a point and the narrower, price-weighted up 0.17% at 10:10 a.m. EDT. Yahoo 's $1.1 billion gambleYahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, has just taken the biggest gamble of her tenure in announcing the acquisition of blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Show More Summary
It's all about the future at this stage in a company's life. But to back out a $1.1 billion valuation for Tumblr, you have to be really, really optimistic. As all the world knows, Yahoo is paying $1.1 billion to acquire social media platform Tumblr. Show More Summary
In one sentence here is the Yahoo Tumblr Deal now that it is official David Karp says ‘F@#k Yeah’…Marissa Mayer says ‘…he said F@#k Yeah?’ [...] The post Tumblrnomics – The Winner of the Tumblr and Yahoo Deal is …..Web Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Angel Investing…The Loser is The Middle Class appeared first on Howard Lindzon.
Yahoo! is buying blogging network Tumblr for about $1.1 billion (R10.4bn) as chief executive Marissa Mayer seeks to lure users and advertisers with her priciest acquisition to date. ||| Douglas MacMillan San Francisco YAHOO is buying...Show More Summary
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took full advantage of the spotlight shining on the company in the glow of its $1.1 billion acquisition of New York City-based Tumblr to make two more big announcements Monday evening at the end of an already action-packed day. 1. Show More Summary
The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Andy Cross dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer announced that the company has bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Show More Summary
The following video is from Monday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Andy Cross dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer announced the company has bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Show More Summary
NEW YORK CITY — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer just announced a stunning redesign of photo-sharing site Flickr, a property Yahoo let languish for years. But the announcement comes the same day as the $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr, another beloved …
Marissa Mayer says she wants to "let Tumblr be Tumblr" after acquiring David Karp's microblogging service for $1.1 billion. But the bigger problem for Yahoo might be porn pages that don't reveal enough. Of all the questions about monetization,...Show More Summary
Yahoo! (YHOO) CEO Marissa Mayer is holding court at 2 Times Square in New York, where the topic is “How we can make Flickr awesome again.” Mayer offered some brief remarks about the morning’s announcement of its intended $1.1 billion acquisition of image-sharing service Tumblr. She then said the focus for the afternoon would be [...]
It’s official: Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer cut a deal to acquire social platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The site gives Yahoo instant access to some 108 million bloggers, most under the age of 25. But the deal isn't without its share of challenges. Show More Summary
By Dana Blankenhorn: Since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo (YHOO) in the middle of the last year, the stock has been on a tear. This has had nothing to do with Mayer. It was mainly the result of her success in selling half the company's stake in Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce site. Show More Summary
Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion is a big gamble by Marissa Mayer, the company’s recently-hired CEO. The microblogging site is a valuable asset, but media accounts of Mayer’s thinking suggest she hasn’t come to terms with Yahoo’s fundamental … Continue reading ?
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer held a press conference today to flesh out more details about its $1.1 billion acquisition of blog platform Tumblr, which was confirmed yesterday after days of rumors.
Yahoo is reportedly buying Tumblr for its young audience, but we hope it steals these three ideas in the process. Yahoo has a business, but generally mediocre products. Tumblr has a great product, but no profit. So recently confirmed...Show More Summary