Yahoo's board is meeting Sunday evening to decide whether to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka reported last night. So that means there are only a few hours left for Facebook to submit a compelling counter-offer. Show More Summary
According to Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka of AllThingsD, Yahoo’s board will meet in two days time on Sunday to vote to approve a $1.1 billion cash offer for Tumblr, the popular blogging service... Keep reading ?
Last night, Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of All Things D reported that Yahoo might buy Tumblr for a price close to $1 billion. Then, GigaOm suggested Facebook might swoop in and buy Tumblr at a higher price for itself. Then, Forbes's Jeff Bercovici said that Microsoft is circling Tumblr too. Show More Summary
All Things D | Adweek | GigaOm | TechCrunch Yahoo is discussing “strategic alliance and investment in or outright buy of” Tumblr, Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher reported Thursday evening. Any such deal “could certainly bring Yahoo a … Read more
According to Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka of AllThingsD, Yahoo has had discussions with Tumblr concerning a potential investment or acquisition. Yahoo has been on a buying spree lately, but... Keep reading ?
According to sources speaking to All Things D’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka, Yahoo has met with Hulu to hold early talks about a potential sale of the online video giant.... Keep reading ?
Kara Swisher, profiling Instagram founder Kevin Systrom for Vanity Fair: On a beach walk one day, Nicole told him she would be reluctant to use the app he was working on because her pictures would never be as good as the ones a mutual friend took. Show More Summary
The whole world has been reliving the fairy-tale sale of tiny startup Instagram to Facebook last year for about $1 billion in cash and stock, thanks to Kara Swisher's in-depth article published in Vanity Fair. One of our favorite details...Show More Summary
The latest issue of Vanity Fair features a profile of Instagram and company founder, Kevin Systrom (seen in the pic above) by Kara Swisher. The piece delves into how Systrom came to choose Facebook over Twitter as the company to sell...Show More Summary
In a new account of Facebook's buyout of Instagram, Kara Swisher reveals that Zuck had his priorities in order.
It's been a little over one year since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock. For one of Instagram's early investors, Jack Dorsey, the acquisition is still a painful memory. AllThingsD's Kara Swisher has written an in-depth article about the tug-of-war between Facebook and Twitter for Instagram in Vanity Fair. Show More Summary
There's no picture of the moment when everything changed for Kevin Systrom. But if there were, it would look something like this: A lanky, very tall, dark-haired man in his late 20s sits on a bench at the Caltrain commuter station in Palo Alto, California. A sepia tone and weathered patina might underscore the mood of weighty contemplation.
Next month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will return for the annual conference put on by All Things D – D11. which will kick off May 28th. Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg of AllThingsD announced Tuesday that Cook will open the D11 conference. Cook provided his first major interview as the CEO of Apple during D10 [...]
According to sources, Warner Music's Rob Wiesenthal will join Jawbone's board of directors, alongside Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Mayer's appointment was previously reported here by AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher. Wiesenthal, Warner Music Group's COO, just joined the company in January 2013, following a role as executive vice president at Sony Corporation of America.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be the opening night speaker at the 11th D: All Things Digital conference next month. Last year, Cook joined hosts Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg for a 100-minute session that covered a wide variety of topics. There’s...Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be interviewed on opening-night of AllThingsD‘s D11 conference in May. Cook’s interview with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg will be his second as the Apple CEO spoke at the conference last year as well. The conference runs in California from May 28th until May 30th. (Image via ATD).
Charlie Rose: Wall Street Journal technology columnists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher discuss the annual All Things Digital conference and the future of mobile technology. All Things Digital’s Mossberg, Swisher on Mobile Charlie Rose, April 22 2013
AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher is reporting that popular daily deals site LivingSocial “has suffered a massive cyber-attack on its computer systems.” Swisher continues to say that 50 million customers have been affected and will need to reset their passwords. Show More Summary
With 20 years of experience, AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher has seen more than her fair share of digital scandals. However, she calls the recent lashing blogger Adria Richards took after she tweeted about sexual harassment at a tech conference an especially unfortunate one for all parties involved. “It’s a terrible, terrible situation. Show More Summary
With 20 years of experience, AllthingsD’s Kara Swisher has set the bar for reporting on the digital scene. In the latest installment of So What Do You Do?, she spoke to Mediabistro about the real reasons for her success. “Whenever someone says, ‘Oh, how do you do it?’ I tell them that I make more calls then they do. Show More Summary