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Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

on July 26, 2016 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Verizon to purchase Yahoo for $4.8 Billion USD

Verizon – a large US telecommunications provider has agreed to acquire the main aspects of the Yahoo business for $4.8 Billion USD. Last year Verizon purchased AOL, which will now have key business units merged with Yahoo – while the websites will still operate independently. This seems like a good price for Verizon as Yahoo […]

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Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

on June 14, 2016 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn For $26.2 Billion USD

Microsoft has announced that they are buying the LinkedIn business networking site for $26.2 Billion USD. As a result LinkedIn’s stock has risen 47% on the news. Some key facts about LinkedIn’s growth: 19 percent growth year over year (YOY) to more than 433 million members worldwide 9 percent growth YOY to more than 105 million […]

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Yahoo To Purchase Tumblr For $1.1 Billion USD

on May 20, 2013 | Tumblr Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo To Purchase Tumblr For $1.1 Billion USD

There are several reports coming out of the US that the Yahoo board has approved a deal to purchase Tumblr for $1.1 Billion USD. Update: This has now been confirmed by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer via her own Tumblr blog (how nice:) This is a big move on Yahoo’s part, to purchase a stand alone […]

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Looking back, Yahoo Australia’s purchase of OzTips

on July 4, 2011 | Australia Yahoo | Comments (6)
Looking back, Yahoo Australia's purchase of OzTips

It was an interesting move around 1 year ago when Yahoo Australia purchased sports tipping website, Oztips.com. Due to Yahoo’s strong market position as a leading sporting news publication in Australia it was a strategic move to get its news users moving across and complementing their sports tipping service which can be played amongst family, […]

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Twitter buys TweetDeck

on May 3, 2011 | Tweetdeck Twitter | Comments (1)
Twitter buys TweetDeck

There are rumors floating around that in the next couple days Twitter will announce their purchase of TweetDeck. TweetDeck is a mobile application that allows users to easily manager their Twitter stream, timeline, @replied and messages – and was one of the first 3rd Party Mobile applications for Twitter. Twitter themselves were very slow to […]

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More Google Admob acquisition details revealed

on June 19, 2010 | Admob Google | Comments (0)
More Google Admob acquisition details revealed

More details have emerged about Google’s acquisition of the mobile advertising network AdMob. We aleady know the Google purchased Admob for US$750 million in stock and cash – but what was the exact split? The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have released details that Google sold $530 million in stock, indicating that Admob investors […]

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AOL finally sells Bebo

on June 18, 2010 | Bebo Business | Comments (0)
AOL finally sells Bebo

There have been reports that AOL have finally sold the social network – Bebo. AOL originally purchased Bebo in 2008 for US$850 million. Unfortunately AOL has been unable to make anything out of Bebo and the purchase has been considered a major business flop. Criterion Capital Partners seem to have now purchased Bebo for around […]

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Yahoo Australia buys Sports Tipping Site OzTips

on June 18, 2010 | Australia Business Yahoo | Comments (1)
Yahoo Australia buys Sports Tipping Site OzTips

Yahoo!7 – the Australian arm of Yahoo has acquired a Australian sports site OzTips.com OzTips is Australia’s largest online sports tipping sites which allows users to create private tipping competitions between friends / colleagues/ family etc. This now doubles the audience Yahoo!7 sports has. Yahoo!7 is purchasing OzTips from the parent company NextGen.Net Pty No […]

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