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TWiP 475: Did You Yahoo?

Is this the end of the line for the once giant Internet company Yahoo?! This week the company announced most of the its core businesses were acquired by telecom giant Verizon. The price Verizon paid? Just $4.83 billion dollars. That may sound like a lot, but when you consider Yahoo! purchased Broadcast.com for $5.7 billion (hey Mark Cuban) and Tumblr for $1.1 billion, $4.83 billion starts sounding a lot like pocket change. Contrast this with Yahoo’s market cap in the dot-com hey day… it was worth well over $100 billion dollars.

In this episode we discuss this latest page in silicon valley drama, and what this might mean for one of Yahoo’s most prized properties — Flickr.

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