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Yahoo interview tips future with full mobile engagement

Yahoo interview tips future with full mobile engagement

This morning Yahoo heads Marco Wirasinghe and Lee Parry spoke in an interview about the future of the company - specifically on how they'll be making a major push for mobile device engagement starting immediately. Wirasinghe works with Yahoo as their mobile and emerging products director while Parry is senior director. Both made it clear today: Yahoo is headed to a place full of high-level engagement for mobile users, apps first.

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Yahoo publishes first-quarter 2013 financial data

Yahoo publishes first-quarter 2013 financial data

Yahoo has reported the results of 2013's first quarter, which came to an end on March 31. The numbers show a revenue of about $1.07 billion, a rate that Yahoo calls flat in comparison to the same quarter in 2012. Still, the company that has been struggling to regain its foothold has beat out expectations despite an 10-percent drop, pulling in $425 million in GAAP revenue.

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Summly app no longer functional soon: tech to return in Yahoo

Summly app no longer functional soon: tech to return in Yahoo

The Yahoo purchase of the app Summly and the technology therein have had one rather important effect on those users out there that've been using the system thus far - they're fresh out of luck. As the 17-year-old creator of the Summly ecosystem has become a millionaire overnight, he'll soon be working for Yahoo full time, and the Summly app will no longer be available to the public. Such is the nature of this takeover.

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Yahoo buys Summly news app for $30m

Yahoo buys Summly news app for $30m

Yahoo has just purchased the mobile news reader app, Summly, in an attempt to make Yahoo a more mobile-centric service. Sources have told All Things D that Yahoo paid $30 million to buy out the iOS app. They paid 90% in cash, and the other 10% in stock. They have also enlisted Nick D'Aloisio, the 17-year old who developed the app, to work with the company for at least 18 months.

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