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This May 19, 2013 photo illustration taken in Washington, DC, shows the splash page for Yahoo and blogging platformTumbler seen on an iPhone. The board of Yahoo! has agreed to a deal to purchase the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. Yahoo! did not immediately return AFP's calls for confirmation, but CEO Marissa Mayer has scheduled a news conference in New York Monday at which the company said it will unveil 'something special.' Reports last week said Yahoo! is eyeing the move to attract more users from the key 18- to 24-year-old age bracket, and that the Internet pioneer sees the fast-growing Tumblr as one of the 'coolest' sites with young Internet users.
Unfortunately an incredibly good concept that I once called 'the best kept secret ' in The Wall Street Journal has turned into a relic today because it has not kept up with the current economic environment
The Obama administration is set to restart transfers of detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ‘kick-starting a long-stalled drive to close the prison,’ the Wall Street Journal reports.
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Yahoo buys Tumblr as board approves deal, report says
Incs board has approved a deal to buy blogging and social networking site Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying on Sunday.Such an acquisition would be Marissa Mayer s largest deal since taking Read more »
Swerdlick: Why the GOP won't work with Barack Obama
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