Earlier this year, Yahoo bought a mobile app startup called Aviate, whose Android app is pitched as “an intelligent homescreen that simplifies your phone and surfaces information at the moment it's useful”
February 13th, 2014 by Music Ally
December 11th, 2013 by Music Ally
Yahoo is slowly-but-surely edging back into the digital music game under CEO Marissa Mayer, with the latest evidence being its acquisition of a startup.
December 2nd, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
More site-blocking is afoot in Ireland, where the three major labels and industry body IRMA are going to court today in an effort to get filesharing site Kickass Torrents blocked by telcos Vodafone, UPC,...
August 29th, 2013 by Music Ally
Yahoo! Music has signed a multi-year deal with The Echo Nest to tap into the latter’s Dynamic Music Data offering which collates and updates.
July 16th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
We've been reporting for more than a year now on the growing calls from musicians and music bodies for more action to be taken against 'ad-supported piracy' – the fact that display ads from big advertising...
May 20th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
The rumours were correct, right down to the price: Yahoo is buying blogging platform Tumblr for a cool $1.1bn – "substantially all of which is payable in cash" according to the official announcement. "On...
May 20th, 2013 by Music Ally
Tumblr will be under new ownership soon, it seems. All Things Digital seemingly had several moles in Yahoo's board meeting yesterday that approved a $1.1bn acquisition of the blogging platform, and suggests...
May 17th, 2013 by Music Ally
This is all just speculation for now, but it's very interesting: Yahoo is reportedly in talks to buy blogging service Tumblr for what AdWeek suggests could be up to $1bn.
March 20th, 2013 by Music Ally
French site Dailymotion sits alongside Vimeo in being an online video site that has a decent audience, but which hasn't looked like seriously challenging YouTube for sheer scale for a long time.