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Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

SAN FRANCISCO | Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet pioneer that had fallen behind the times.

May 20, 2013 5:40 pm

Tumblr CEO's mom gushes over billion-dollar baby

NEW YORK | As a teenager, Tumblr CEO David Karp would canvass the streets of New York City's Upper West Side, offering to build websites for local businesses. After his freshman year of high school, the precocious, computer-savvy kid decided to drop out altogether to devote more time to his …

May 20, 2013 4:35 pm
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