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ReutersSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's $1.1 billion acquisition of blogging service Tumblr will be a test of her ability to revive the aging Web portal. Luckily for her, her performance may be graded generously. Mayer faces...
HARBOR SPRINGS — Soon, a different kind of bicentennial war exhibit will open at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, thanks in part to an $8,000 grant from the Michigan Humanities Council that the society received May 10. The exhibit,...
When Frank White was 23 years old, he was on a ship in the South Pacific, wishing away the torpedoes and kamikazes. "I was the oldest junior officer on the ship," said White, now 93, sitting on his back porch in Wilmette. "It was a young man's war."...
Tags: Unrest, Conflicts and War, Armed Forces, Japan, Iraq, Holidays
This from the BBC website: The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter, which is rising in popularity among Saudis. Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites - and especially...
Costa Mesa's official use of Nextdoor.com has been scaled back following recent resident concerns about the frequency of city announcements. The messages posted on neighborhood pages within the private social networking site were apparently too many...
Tags: Culture, Arts and Culture
Many Tumblr users are already up in arms over worries that their beloved blogging service could lose its hip edge under Yahoo's control. The blogging website was filled with rants after Yahoo announced on Monday it was acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion....
Tags: Advertising, Culture, Networking, Marissa Mayer, Social Media
AP Technology WriterSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After falling woefully out of fashion, Yahoo wants to be cool again while catering to the capitalistic demands of its shareholders. That goal led CEO Marissa Mayer to make a $1.1 billion bet on online blogging forum Tumblr in...
Tags: Networking, Schools, Marketing, Marissa Mayer, Social Media
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Tumblr CEO David Karp both took to Tumblr Monday morning to confirm what we all suspected: Yahoo is buying Tumblr. Mayer's Yahoo will be paying $1.1 billion for Tumblr, most of it in cash, but the social network will continue...
World War I was everybody versus Germany and Austria (1914-18). World War II was everybody versus Germany, Italy and Japan (1939-45.) World War III was the Cold War, with everybody versus the Soviet communist empire (1947-91). World War IV began in 1979...
West HartfordTwo Kingswood Oxford seniors: Stephanie Fagbemi and Brenda Winn, have recently been honored for extraordinary service by prestigious organizations. Winn, daughter of Marcia and Kevin Winn of Newington, is one of four students awarded a $1,000 United...
Where My Dogs At is a new social networking app angled at dog lovers and their four-legged friends looking for local dog-friendly places to go and people to meet. Think Facebook for Fido, with a "Yelp for dogs" approach, built around a location-based...
Tags: Animals, Business, Startups, Culture, Social Media
email@example.comChristopher Steiffel Smith ended up dying in a poorhouse, but the town he founded 200 years ago — Smithsburg — is thriving today. Smith, who had been a stone mason, was believed to be in his early 60s when he bought Shadrach’s Lot...
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