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Yahoo: Tumblr to Make Over $100 Million in Revenue Next Year

blogs.wsj.com — Tumblr is expected to generate more than $100 million in revenue in 2015 thanks to a growing user base and a successful introduction of sponsored advertising, Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said Tuesday.

Google’s Q3 Earnings Conference Call - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — Google is a hydra. It has many heads moving independently, and that makes it a fun company to watch. Just yesterday, the company unveiled a new line-up of Nexus devices that included an iPhone 6 rival, a tablet and a set-top box. The company could spend an entire call talking about spread of the Android operating system.

Apple’s Second Fall Event: iPads and More - Live Blog

blogs.wsj.com — Apple's event Thursday officially gets under way at 1 p.m. ET. Personal Tech columnists Geoffrey Fowler and Joanna Stern are live blogging their thoughts and first impressions.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Donate $25 Million to Fight Ebola

blogs.wsj.com — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is giving $25 million to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to fight the spread of Ebola. In a post on the social network, Zuckerberg said that the Ebola outbreak was at "a critical turning point" and that the grant from him and Priscilla Chan, his wife, is "the quickest way to empower the CDC" to prevent the spread of the disease.

Boston University community's weekly newspaper

bu.edu — Mailing List Contact Us Staff Aquatics Center: varsity and recreational swimmers buoyant over world-class facilities By Brian Fitzgerald To say that the opening of the new Aquatics Center is making a big splash with BU's men's and women's varsity swim teams would be quite an understatement.

Looking Into Carl Icahn’s Crystal Ball on Apple

blogs.wsj.com — Our letter to @tim_cook re $AAPL on @YahooFinance Contributors "Sale: Apple Shares at Half Price" http://t.co/z4F2XMtHv8 - Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) October 9, 2014 Carl Icahn, the activist investor known for rocking boats on Wall Street, sent an open letter Thursday to Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook analyzing the state of Apple's business.

Brian Fitzgerald For Senate - Professional Politician?

youtube.com — I can bring jobs to Wisconsin's 15th district. I have 30 years of experience creating jobs in the private sector, and I can bring that experience to Wisconsin's 15th. Vote for me on November 4th and I'll always give it to you straight.

The eBay-PayPal Split: Who Has What Job?

blogs.wsj.com — eBay said Tuesday that it plans to spin off its PayPal business into a separate publicly traded company next year. Activist investor Carl Icahn earlier this year had pressed such a move, which eBay long resisted. "eBay and PayPal, we believe, are stronger together than they would be apart," Chief Executive John Donahoe said in March.

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.1, But Don’t Rush to Update

blogs.wsj.com — Apple issued the first update to its iOS 8 just a week after the mobile-operating system was released-but you may want to hold off on downloading the patch. There are already rumblings that it introduces new bugs to iPhones and iPads, which means a fix for the fix may be inevitable.

Cisco’s Chambers says not interested in acquiring EMC

marketwatch.com — Cisco Systems Inc. Chief Executive John Chambers on Wednesday said the company isn't interested in acquiring data-storage giant EMC Corp. Any deal for EMC would have happened "a year or two ago" but isn't in the offing now, Chambers said He was answering questions at a "Viewpoints" breakfast hosted by The Wall Street Journal.
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Oct 21, 2014

Yahoo CEO Mayer submits some financial evidence that she isn't "screwing up" Tumblr. m.wsj.com/articles/BL-DG…

Oct 21, 2014

You tuned into the Yahoo call for a refreshed strategy. You got Tumblr numbers and a first-ever look at the size of its mobile business.

Oct 21, 2014

Tag team! Goldman doubles down on Mayer defense: Yes, we spent $1.6 billion on acquisitions, but allocated nearly 5x that for shareholders.

Oct 21, 2014

RT @jguynn: Marissa Mayer playing defense: She said she may have spent $1.6 billion on acquisitions but also $7.7 billion on share buybacks $YHOO

Oct 21, 2014

Nearly 30 minutes later, Goldman gets the camera time. He wants to take "a step back." Wonder how much time for Q&A there will be.

Oct 21, 2014

Mayer to the critics: "This team has now been in place for two years and we've achieved much more than many people realize."

Oct 21, 2014

Among the places where Yahoo closed up offices: Boca Raton. My late-stage career plan just went right out the window.

Oct 21, 2014

I wish Mayer said the "clear" acquisition strategy is to "buy that business and SHUT. IT. DOWN."

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