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Viggle's Deal To Buy GetGlue Hinges On $60M Of Financing 'From 2 Strategic Investors', Expected To Close In Next 30 Days

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A little detail in the 8-K form filed today by TV loyalty service Viggle, announcing its acquisition of social TV service GetGlue for $25 million (embedded below), notes that the deal hinges on Viggle successfully completing a “convertible debt financing equal to or greater than $60 million.” TechCrunch has learned...
Viggle's Deal To Buy GetGlue Hinges On $60M Of Financing 'From 2 Strategic Investors', Expected To Close In Next 30 Days

Strings Attached: Marissa Mayer And The Mobile Challenge At Yahoo

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Yahoo’s surprise scoop of Marissa Mayer as its newest CEO has unleashed a lot of positive comments about how this represents a new day, and a refreshing risk, for the beleaguered Internet brand. It will improve morale inside the company, and will give it more credibility outside. And it looks like...
Strings Attached: Marissa Mayer And The Mobile Challenge At Yahoo

21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Auto insurer 21st Century Insurance and Financial Services has shifted its estimated $50 million U.S. media planning and buying account to WPP's Mindshare without a review. The account was previously run by Omnicom Group's Omnicom Media Group....
21st Century Insurance Hands Media Account to Mindshare

Why Microsoft’s Windows Live is fading into the sunset

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Microsoft today confirmed plans to stop using the “Windows Live” brand for its online services, as the new version of its operating system, Window 8, incorporates more of those services by default. The move had been widely anticipated after previews of Windows 8 omitted the phrase. For example, the new...
Why Microsoft’s Windows Live is fading into the sunset

Hey, Yahoo! Here's What You Should Do With All That Alibaba Cash (YHOO)

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Yahoo finally managed to sell off its stake in Alibaba, and after taxes, Yahoo will get to keep around $4 to $5 billion.  So, what will Yahoo do with that money? In a release announcing the deal, "Yahoo! intends to return substantially all of the after-tax cash proceeds to shareholders following...
Hey, Yahoo! Here's What You Should Do With All That Alibaba Cash (YHOO)

Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?

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There is a major Internet brand in Silicon Valley that has hundreds of millions of users, significantly improving mobile apps, a position that places it between the Big 4 of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon, and it may not be out of the realm of possibility that it could come...
Is it crazy to think we could we see a Yahoo! phone or mobile OS at some point?

Yahoo Decides to Fire Its Brightest Tech Minds. Facebook Will Gladly Take Them.

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Yahoo is just completely crying uncle when it comes to innovation at this point. Not only has it embraced the dark side of using vague patents to prevent others from innovating on the Web, but we hear the company is firing some of its best technology minds at the end...
Yahoo Decides to Fire Its Brightest Tech Minds. Facebook Will Gladly Take Them.

Marissa Mayer Is Not Tim Armstrong 2.0 (YHOO, AOL, GOOG)

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Yahoo's decision to hire Marissa Mayer is reminiscent of AOL's decision to hire Tim Armstrong. A big, but dying, internet brand looks to Google for a talented executive to turn it around. Armstrong hasn't fixed AOL, largely because he's investing heavily in local-news operation, Patch. Patch is losing money and...
Marissa Mayer Is Not Tim Armstrong 2.0 (YHOO, AOL, GOOG)

Clearwire Cautions It May Need Capital

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Clearwire warned it may need to raise more money as it faces the hefty costs of building out a new fourth-generation mobile broadband network and the expected loss of sales at its Clear Internet brand....
Clearwire Cautions It May Need Capital

Etsy to become an indie biz one-stop shop

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Etsy is growing into what its CEO believes is an iconic Internet brand with its marketplace for handcrafted goods. And with 13 million registered users and 37 million unique visitors each month, it’s definitely on its way with a potential IPO in the works at some point. But CEO Chad...
Etsy to become an indie biz one-stop shop

Iterations: Much Ado About Yahoo!

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. Over the past few weeks, I’ve been genuinely surprised by the depth and reach of the reaction to any moves made by Yahoo! As someone who hasn’t been around the this place for...
Iterations: Much Ado About Yahoo!
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