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Yahoo spends 'millions' on UK teen Nick D'Aloisio's Summly app


An app created by a UK teenager has been acquired by web giant Yahoo in a deal the BBC understands to be worth "dozens of millions" of pounds. Seventeen-year-old Nick D'Aloisio's Summly app summarises news stories from popular media companies.


Yahoo in Talks to Buy Stake in Dailymotion

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Yahoo is in talks to buy a controlling stake in online-video site Dailymotion, in what would be Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's first major acquisition.


Marissa Mayer makes first Yahoo acquisition, Justin Bieber-backed mobile app Stamped

Yahoo (YHOO) announced its first acquisition under CEO Marissa Mayer on Thursday, a New York-based mobile startup named Stamped that was founded by two former Google (GOOG) employees and received financing from celebrities including Justin Bieber.

Senh: Dang, Mayer's really using her Google connections.


Yahoo, Alibaba tax-free deal talks crumble: source


Yahoo Inc and its Asian partners, China's Alibaba and Japan's Softbank Corp, have called off talks over a tax-free sale of the U.S. company's Asian assets, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.


Yahoo to buy Interclick for $270 million

Internet company Yahoo Inc. has agreed to buy online advertising network Interclick Inc. for $270 million in cash. The deal announced Tuesday is expected to help Yahoo target advertisements to its online audience. Interclick's technology will allow Yahoo to "to expand its targeting and data capabilities to deliver campaigns" more effectively, Yahoo said.


Exclusive: Microsoft considers bidding for Yahoo: sources

Exclusive: Microsoft considers bidding for Yahoo: sources

Microsoft Corp is considering a bid for Yahoo Inc, resurfacing as a potential buyer after a bitter and unsuccessful fight to take over the Internet company in 2008, sources close to the situation said on Wednesday.


Yahoo approaches Hulu about possible acquisition

Yahoo approaches Hulu about possible acquisition

Yahoo Inc. recently approached Hulu to discuss a possible acquisition of the popular online video service, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.


Yahoo Acquires IntoNow For TV Check-ins

Yahoo has acquired start-up IntoNow, a service that enables people to “check-in” to content while watching it on their televisions.


Report: AOL, buyout firms mulling bid for Yahoo

Report: AOL, buyout firms mulling bid for Yahoo

Yahoo's inability to snap out of a financial funk may be about to turn the Internet company into a takeover target for the second time in less than three years.


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