Technology reporter for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek
bloomberg.com — Twitter Inc. plans to release a tool that makes it easier for advertisers to find their customers who also use the social-messaging service, according to three people familiar with the matter. The feature will let marketers use e-mail addresses to identify and target Twitter users who match up with a company's own customer lists, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the plan is private.
bloombergphotos.tumblr.com — A collection of secondhand self-propelled aerial platforms, at the Ritchie Bros. auction sale of heavy construction equipment in Ocana, Spain, on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, who has been calling for central bank purchases of government bonds since taking office in December, has spent six weeks hesitating since ECB President Mario Draghi said Aug.
bloomberg.com — Tumblr Inc. Chief Executive Officer David Karp, a 26-year-old who started the company in 2007, signed a note announcing Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) 's $1.1 billion acquisition with the salutation, "F--- yeah." Karp, a high school dropout, said in a blog post today that he was "elated" to sell Tumblr, while stressing that the New York-based blogging service wouldn't be changing under its new owner's influence.
bloomberg.com — Yahoo is buying blogging network Tumblr for about $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer seeks to lure users and advertisers with her priciest acquisition to date. Bloomberg's Doug MacMillan speaks with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
bloomberg.com — GrubHub Inc. and Seamless North America LLC, two of the top food-delivery websites in the U.S., have agreed to combine their companies to take on rivals in the growing market for online meal orders. GrubHub Chief Executive Officer Matt Maloney will become CEO of the merged group, and Seamless CEO Jonathan Zabusky will serve as president, the two said in an interview.
bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer will unveil updates to the company's Flickr photo-sharing site at a press event in New York scheduled for May 20, according to a person familiar with the matter. Invitations for the briefing were sent to media outlets today.
bloomberg.com — Why does Aaron Levie love to hate Google? And why does he admire Oracle's Larry Ellison? Bloomberg.com sat down with the co-founder and chief executive of Box, a cloud computing company that provides workers at thousands of corporations with access to their data over various devices.We chose images...
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