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Tumblr Fixes Security Hole With iOS App Update
2013-07-17 10:23:07

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Tumblr announced on Tuesday it had rolled out a "very important" security fix for its iOS app for the iPhone and iPad after a flaw was identified within the Yahoo!-owned blogging service. The security flaw reportedly addresses an issue that allowed passwords to be compromised in select circumstances. Users of the apps have been advised to also update their respective Tumblr passwords as a precaution, given that there is a possibility...

Yahoo Buys Qwiki
2013-07-03 12:16:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo has purchased video making app Qwiki for nearly $50 million, a deal which was predicted by All Things D two weeks earlier. This marks the fifth acquisition by Yahoo in three months, and each time the company has taken to their Tumblr page - itself the product of an acquisition - to announce the news. Qwiki also announced the purchase on their Tumblr page, complete with a video made in the app's typical style. Yahoo says...

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...

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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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