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Yahoo Acquires Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry for $200 Million
/ July 22, 2014 11:07 am
Yahoo Acquires Mobile Analytics Firm Flurry for $200 Million

TechCrunch reports “Yahoo has made no secret of its ambitions and advances in mobile, earlier this month reporting 450 million monthly active users and search and display mobile ad revenues growing 100%. In CEO Marissa Mayer’s words, Yahoo is a “mobile first company.”. Read More

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Yahoo Acquires Israeli Video Startup RayV
/ July 14, 2014 11:15 am
Yahoo Acquires Israeli Video Startup RayV

Re/code reports “Yahoo has acquired RayV, an Israeli video company. RayV announced the deal, but not the terms, on its site today; Yahoo hasn’t announced the acquisition. RayV is an eight-year-old company that sells technology that’s supposed to make it easier to distribute video, by easing bandwidth demands.” . Read More

Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever
/ July 9, 2014 4:57 pm
Ross Levinsohn Joins Board of Thriving Digital Video Company DramaFever

DramaFever, the premier online video destination for international TV series and movies, has today announced the addition of serial digital media executive Ross Levinsohn to the Company’s board of directors. Read More

YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services
/ May 30, 2014 6:54 pm
YouTube Rivals: Yahoo and Fullscreen Launching Services

Hypebot reports on efforts by Yahoo and Fullscreen to compete with YouTube. The latest video effort from Yahoo is expected to launch in the summer., while Fullscreen, a major YouTube MCN targeting millenials, is said to be "building a subscription-based, premium video on demand service" separate from YouTube. . Read More

Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink
/ May 14, 2014 2:36 pm
Yahoo Purchases Self-Destructing Messaging App Blink

TechCrunch reports that Blink, a mobile messaging app that allows users to share self-destructing messages, has been acquired by Yahoo! Blink is the product of Meh Labs, a company launched by ex-Googlers Kevin Stephens and Michelle Norgan. Read More

Stewart Butterfield’s Slack Raises $30 Million
/ April 25, 2014 4:50 pm
Stewart Butterfield’s Slack Raises $30 Million

TechCrunch reports that Slack, a collaboration platform launched by Flickr Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield, has raised $30 million in its recent round of funding. Slack carries all your communication collectively at one place. The company has been developing quickly like a rising new star in the enterprise collaboration market. . Read More

Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo
/ April 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo

TechCrunch reports that Yahoo and music video streaming service Vevo are extending their partnership through a deal that will carry Vevo’s videos, live concert events, and other original encoding to Yahoo’s own video streaming service, Yahoo Screen. Through this partnership, viewers will be able to view music content on Yahoo Screen in Canada and U.S., and Germany, U.K., Spain, France, and Italy in the future. Read More

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