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13 items that are worth more than Tumblr's $3 million price tag, from an empty lot in San Francisco to a two-bedroom luxury apartment in New York

13 items that are worth more than Tumblr's $3 million price tag, from an empty lot in San Francisco to a two-bedroom luxury apartment in New York

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Tumblr is being sold off to a new owner - Automattic, the company behind website publisher WordPress - for less than $3 million, Axios reported this week . That's a huge...
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What Tumblr's 2013 Billion-Dollar Valuation Tells Us About How We Value Startups Today: Term Sheet

10 days ago   |   Fortune

A ghost of unicorns past ominously re-surfaced yesterday evening. Verizon agreed to sell its blogging website Tumblr to Automattic, the owner of WordPress.com, for less than $3...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Here is what you need to know. 1. Trump will put the UK first in line for a trade deal after Brexit, says US National Security Advisor. "To be clear, in the Trump...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday Elon Musk denied that Jeffrey Epstein advised him or Tesla during the company's bungled attempt to go private...
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Verizon Sells Tumblr to Wordpress.com Owner for a Fraction of the Site's Previous Price

10 days ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

In 2013, Yahoo paid $1.1 billion for Tumblr; but Yahoo's new owners, Verizon, reportedly sold the social media platform for under $10 million.
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Verizon Sells Early Social-Media Darling Tumblr

10 days ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress. Tumblr is known for its devoted fan base and has been home...
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Tumblr, Once Yahoo's $1.1 Billion Baby, to Sell for Under $20 Million to WordPress Owner Automattic, Reports Say

10 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Verizon will sell the image-centric blogging website Tumblr to Automattic, owner of the blogging tools suite WordPress, according to the Wall Street Journal. The terms of the...
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Verizon sells early social-media darling Tumblr

10 days ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform WordPress.
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Verizon sells Tumblr to Wordpress owner six years after Yahoo bought it for $1.1 billion

10 days ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Verizon is selling Tumblr to Automattic, the company that owns WordPress.
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Verizon to sell Tumblr to WordPress owner

10 days ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it would sell its blogging website Tumblr to Automattic Inc, the owner of popular online-publishing tool WordPress.com.
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Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

Billionaire David Koch dead at 79

David Koch - the billionaire co-owner of Koch Industries - has reportedly died. He was 79 years old. News of the well-known businessman and philanthropist's death was first... Read more ...

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David Koch, billionaire conservative donor, dies at 79

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Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Major toy maker Hasbro to buy out ‘Peppa Pig' owner eOne for $4 billion

Top American toy maker Hasbro has announced a deal to acquire the owner of popular children's series “Peppa Pig” Entertainment One for approximately £3.3 billion . The share... Read more ...

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How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a $100 billion plan to expand access to mental health and addiction treatment that coincided with a campaign... Read more ...

Here's how Trump's Greenland plans fit in a long history of American island...

Here's how Trump's Greenland plans fit in a long history of American island imperialism

One of the most unexpected turns of Donald Trump's presidency came this week, when revelations spilled out about the president's serious consideration of the purchase Greenland... Read more ...