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Yahoo scoops up iOS photo app maker GhostBird Software to boost Flickr

Yahoo has acquired GhostBird Software, the startup behind iOS photo applications KitCam and PhotoForge. Financial details were not disclosed.

Yahoo swings for fences with Hulu bid

If Yahoo can manage to swing a deal for Hulu after grabbing Tumblr, it would be a coup for them indeed.

Could Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition be the next Instagram?

This week, Yahoo confirmed it would be acquiring visual micro-blogging platform Tumblr in a deal worth $1.1 billion, one of its largest acquisitions to date. The deal is already drawing comparisons to Facebook's $715 million acquisition of Instagram, and it is easy to see why.

Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1B, revamps Flickr with 1TB of free storage

Yahoo has gone on the social network warpath, acquiring blogging site Tumblr in a $1.1 billion deal that lets it tap into a large pool of young online users.

Yahoo revamps Flickr for Android, offers free terabyte of photo storage

Yahoo unveiled an overhauled version of its Flickr photo-sharing application for Google's Android mobile operating system, offering all users a free terabyte of storage.

How will Tumblr fit in Yahoo's rebuilding strategy?

$1.1 billion later, Tumblr is part of Yahoo, but what does the move mean and how does it fit with Marissa Mayer's new strategy for the company?

UPDATED: Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1B in bid for social media relevance

Yahoo has completed an agreement to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, according to multiple media outlets.

Reports: Yahoo in talks to acquire Tumblr for $1B

Yahoo is in advanced discussions to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for as much as $1 billion,  Adweek  reports.  AllThingsD  first reported on the talks, noting the two firms are also mulling strategic alliance and investment options.

Yahoo poaches former Path, Google+ exec Casey as mobile push continues

Dylan Casey is exiting his post as head of product management at mobile social networking app Path to join Yahoo, All Things D reports.

Report: Yahoo wants out of Microsoft search agreement

Yahoo is exploring options to wriggle out of its 10-year search pact with Microsoft but has so far failed to identify an escape route, The Wall Street Journal reports.