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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.

Marissa Mayer focuses Yahoo on mobile, content-centric strategy

Since Marissa Mayer took over at Yahoo, she appears to be firmly focused on a mobile and content-centric strategy.