NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Chairman and senior executive, Expedia, Inc. Barry Diller and Editor Kara Swisher attend the New York Women In Communications 2013 Matrix Awards on April 22, 2013 in New York City.
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Hearst Brings In Some Major Bay Area Reinforcements
Swisher got the jump today on a big announcement about the San Francisco Chronicle. In an aggressive move to revive the fortunes of both the paper and website (SFgate.com), the parent company has hired a pair of media execs who will be very familiar to SoCal from mediabistro.com Read more »
Yahoo! Will Pay $1.1 Billion to Jump Into Tumblr's Fountain of Youth
Wall Street Journal reports that the rumor floated by AllThingsD's Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka on Friday night appears to be true: Yahoo!'s board "has approved a deal" to purchase social media and blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Though from New York Magazine Read more »
Yahoo Buys Tumblr
Sunday, Yahoo's board agreed to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, reports All Things D's Kara Swisher. The deal is expected to be announced Monday morning, and Tumblr's brand will continue. Despite rumors to the contrary, Yahoo was the only company vying from Complex Read more »
Should Yahoo buy Tumblr?
of Web giant Yahoo. All Things Digital reported that Yahoo is eyeing the blogging platform, and reporters Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher said that “sources close to the situation” have said the two companies are in “serious” talks. Still, the report said, the from The Washington Post Read more »
This Is How Much Mark Zuckerberg Loves 'Game Of Thrones'
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 involves another kind of tale, one with broadswords, from Silicon Alley Insider Read more »