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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Yahoo’s board has approved a $1.1 billion cash deal to buy the blogging site Tumblr, and the company will still be run independently as a business. David Karp, Chief Excutive of the company, founded Tumblr in 2007 while in a bedroom of his mother’s apartment. The site makes it easy to share content with the world by starting up a blog in less then a few minutes. Early on the site had 75,000 users, but today has around 100 million blogs. The site is also used for social communication. Larger companies have bought smaller
It was a pretty low key week in Apple News, as Google I/O dominated the news cycle. Ahead of the conference, Google CEO Larry Page had a public discussion about his vocal cord paralysis. This was CEO interview week, as Tim Cook had a discussion with Politico discussing Apple’s US manufacturing plans. There was a little bit of noise when Apple booted the “Bang With Friends” app from the store. On the rumor front we had reports that the iPhone 5S was going to feature a Sapphire fingerprint reading home button, and rumors about a possible new Macbook Air at
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Apple has just kicked Bang With Friends, an app that launched earlier this month, from its home on the App Store. Apple has yet to release why it has removed the app, but judging by its title and purpose, we’re pretty sure you can deduce where Apple’s opinion is on this one. The folks at Bang With Friends have responded to the removal by saying that the company is working with Apple for a reentry into the store. However, if you still feel the need to use the Facebook-based sex app, you can do so via its web client. In