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Welcome to the new Tumblr: cat GIFs and more ads

Yahoo doesn’t want to ruin the community Tumblr has created, but the company needs Tumblr to make money to justify its $1.1 billion price tag.


The good, the bad and the ugly of Tumblr under Yahoo

Yahoo has promised "not to screw up" Tumblr now that it has acquired the freewheeling blogging site. But there are still several ways Tumblr could get better, and worse, as a Yahoo-owned company.


Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are secret backers behind European Privacy Association

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have been confirmed as the secret backers behind the European Privacy Association (EPA) which was accused of a lack of transparency by an independent watchdog on Thursday.

It's official: Yahoo will buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion

After a weekend full of rumor and speculation, Yahoo confirms its plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash.



Yahoo Japan says 22 million user IDs may have been stolen

Yahoo Japan, the country's largest Web portal, said up to 22 million user IDs may have been leaked during a hack that was discovered last week.


Report: Yahoo board OKs deal to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion

Yahoo's board of directors has approved spending $1.1 billion in cash to buy popular blogging site Tumblr, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Yahoo calls press conference amid Tumblr acquisition rumors

Yahoo has called a mystery press event in New York City on Monday afternoon, hot on the heels of rumors that it plans to buy Tumblr for US$1 billion.


Could a Tumblr deal fix Yahoo's square reputation?

Rumors are swirling that Yahoo is really, really interested in buying Tumblr to appeal to teens.


Yahoo wins appeal of $2.7 billion suit in Mexican court

An appeals court in Mexico has overturned an approximately US$2.7 billion judgment against Yahoo and Yahoo Mexico in a breach-of-contract suit concerning online directories.

Yahoo ups cool quotient with Twitter content

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer continues her dramatic overhaul of the Internet-defining company by partnering with Twitter to display tweets in Yahoo’s news feed on desktops and smartphones.