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How Box Inc. Is Battling the Web-Storage Giants — Box Inc. operates in the red-hot market for online storage, but it will have to persuade investors in its coming IPO that it can eventually overcome an expensive, money-losing business model built around a commoditized product. Startups like Box and Dropbox Inc.

Facebook Shares Decline After $19 Billion Deal — Facebook Inc.'s $19 billion deal to buy messaging company WhatsApp is costing the social network another $3.5 billion Thursday-in market value. Facebook shares fell about 2.5% in early trading Thursday after the company agreed to buy the 55-employee firm, which acts as a kind of replacement for text messaging.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @BryFitz: Yahoo CEO Mayer submits some financial evidence that she isn't "screwing up" Tumblr.…

Oct 21, 2014

Yahoo mobile user growth slowing Dec 2012: 200M monthly actives April 2013: 300M Nov 2013: 400M April 2014: 430M Oct 2014: 550M

Oct 21, 2014

Mayer and CFO Ken Goldman spending huge chunks of this call talking about "creating value" and buying back shares. You listening, Starboard?

Oct 21, 2014

Mayer has closed 8 Yahoo offices: Cairo, Rolle, Amman, Seoul, Oshkosh, Boca Raton, Denver, Carlsbad

Oct 21, 2014

Mayer says she has spent more than $1.6 billion on acquisitions at Yahoo, with 80% of that amount made up by Tumblr and Flurry

Oct 21, 2014

Mayer: Tumblr expected to generate over $100 million in revenue in 2015, positive EBIDTA

Oct 21, 2014

Correction to last tweet: Yahoo + Tumblr over 1 bln monthly actives, 550 million mobile (Not just Tumblr)

Oct 21, 2014

Yahoo CEO Mayer: More than 1 billion monthly active users on Tumblr, with 550 million on mobile (double since acquisition)

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