Yahoo Buys Tumblr, But Was It A Good Move?

Was Yahoo’s Latest Social Media Acquisition A Good Buy? Yahoo is making headlines again.  This time it’s because Marissa Mayer and company have purchased social media upstart Tumblr. Analysts were shocked but I’m not surprised Yahoo made a social media play, they have no mobile so they needed a more modern revenue stream away from
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Yahoo Q1 2013 Earnings Flat, Is A Comeback In The Works?

Are Changes Happening Fast Enough At Yahoo? Yahoo reported earnings yesterday that were flat compared to analysts expectations and the stock was hit hard by traders.  The selling continued today as investors and analysts ponder about the future of the company.   Yahoo reported its quarterly earnings of $0.35 which was up from last year. Yahoo has been
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17 Year Old Sells Mobile Company ‘Summly’ To Yahoo for $30 Million, Why Yahoo Needs More Mobile

Yahoo missed out on a social media play but won’t miss mobile Yahoo is trying to make sure it doesn’t miss out on the next wave in digital communications and content distribution.  Today, it was announce that Yahoo purchased a small startup called ‘Summly’ created by a 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio.  Summly started as an app for iPhone
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The New Yahoo Homepage Will Have More Social Media-Mobile Feel

The New Yahoo Homepage Will Have More Social Media-Mobile Feel: Yahoo is making big changes.  Not only has the company made  changes in the executive suite by hiring Marissa Mayer as it’s new CEO, the search engine-media site will be changing the design of its homepage. The current Yahoo homepage is a hodgepodge of old
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Yahoo Hires Google’s Marissa Mayer, But Isn’t The Company Now A Media Enterprise? Pros And Cons

Yahoo Hires Google’s Marissa Mayer, But Isn’t The Company Now A Media Enterprise? Pros And Cons: Yahoo has just made an exciting new hire.  Yahoo has hired Google’s Marissa Mayer as CEO and she takes the helm after five other chief executive officers have been in place within the last few years.  Mayer was the
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