AOL has agreed to purchase video advertising platform Adap.tv for $405 million in cash and stock, the company announced today.
Yahoo announced today that it has acquired the mobile advertising startup AdMovate.
Marissa Mayer is not a goddess. She has not managed to turn Yahoo definitively around in the first year of her tenure, according to the company’s earnings report today.
Less than a year after TripAdvisor acquired Wanderfly to boost its social recommendation efforts, the travel inspiration startup has announced its plans to shutter the site. In approximately one week, all user accounts, including profile details and other content, will no longer be available.
San Francisco-based Xobni has been acquired by Yahoo, the company said today. Xobni, which launched its first product in 2007, was co-founded by Adam Smith, who remains as CEO, and Matt Brezina, who is now CEO of Sincerely.
Yahoo has acquired the video-production app Qwiki, the company said today.
Twitter has acquired the startup Spindle, whose namesake app allows users to search for Twitter content created near them.
Don Harrison, Google’s vice president of corporate development, confirmed today that the company had agreed to a billion-dollar price for the social mapping app Waze in a deal announced earlier this month.
Back in 2011, when Facebook was starting to test Places and consumer collaboration companies like TaskRabbit were really honing in on user acquisition, collaborative consumption was still seen as an experiment. We met with Qriously at TechCrunch Disrupt NY as they came out of stealth to talk about “local” sentiment in real-time, while GroupMe and Foodspotting started to take off as consumer mobile apps in a new space, where no one was certain how successful independent mobile apps could be. Where are they now?
Yahoo’s board met today and agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, according to AllThingsD.