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2013-06-06 23:29:21

Five of the top technology events that made an impact on the small business world in May, reviewed and compiled by ChooseWhat.com. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The start-up industry is abuzz with technology events that have been driving controversy within the small business world. From Yahoo´s purchase of Tumblr to Pinterest´s new e-commerce feature, “rich pins” business owners are overwhelmed with new media. While most of these events can only stand to help grow...

Pinterest Looks To Broaden Its Horizons With More Useful Pins
2013-05-20 11:37:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Though it´s highly revered by users, social sharing site Pinterest still has a few kinks to work out of its system. With 25 million users essentially sharing links in the form of appealing and appetizing pictures, things don´t always work out the way they should. More specifically, users can get lost in an ocean of links and often end up just finding broken links, if it leads them to anything at all. Pinterest is...

Tumblr To Move Under The Yahoo Umbrella
2013-05-20 09:30:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Last Thursday All Things D broke the story of Yahoo´s intentions to buy popular blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion. At the time, the move was pending approval by the board in a Sunday afternoon vote. The $1.1 billion all-cash deal was apparently approved as Yahoo CEO Marrisa Mayer woke up early Monday morning to Tweet: “I´m delighted to announce that we´ve reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr! We...

2013-05-17 10:26:07

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to tech news website AllThingsD, Yahoo is in talks with blog site Tumblr regarding a possible takeover. AllThingsD said talks with Yahoo and Tumblr are in the "serious" stage, and a later report by AdWeek mentioned the figure for the buyout could be $1 billion. Yahoo is struggling to try and stay in business against Internet giant Google, despite being one of the first search engines. Marissa Meyer, the chief...

Hacking Group Anonymous Launches Citizen Journalism Website
2013-04-18 12:38:11

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online International hacktivist group Anonymous is looking to go legit — at least with the way it looks to share news and information. The controversial hacking collective has launched a website for crowd-sourced news. The group has announced Your Anon News (or YAN), named after the group´s Twitter handle. The news venture looks to move some of the group´s content away from its Twitter and Tumblr feeds, where Anonymous...

Milestone For Tumblr - Site Reaches 100 Million Blogs
2013-03-28 05:49:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Blogging platform Tumblr reached an important milestone on Tuesday, having crossed the 100 million blog mark for the first time in its six-year history. The accomplishment, first reported by The Next Web, highlights the significant growth Tumblr has seen since last April, when the platform was home to just 50 million blogs. According to Tumblr´s “About” page, the site now includes some 44.6 billion posts, with...

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David Karp
2013-09-19 09:22:17

David Karp, born July 6, 1986, is an American web developer and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of the short-form blogging platform Tumblr. According to Forbes, Karp's net worth exceeds $200 million (US), and Tumblr has been valued at $800 million. On May 20, 2013, it was announced that Yahoo! and Tumblr had reached an agreement for the search engine to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion (US). Karp would remain as CEO of the company. Karp began his career as an intern under Fred...

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