Former Yahoo and Microsoft Media Exec Scott Moore Tapped as Cheezburger President and COO

He ran MSN and Yahoo Media, but can he herd some cats?
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Yahoo Tumblrs for Cool: Board Approves $1.1 Billion Deal as Expected

Done (just like we said).
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Study: Online Media Pays Off for Consumers More Than Offline

Apparently, you can get digital media satisfaction.
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Exclusive: BermanBraun Buys Most of Shelby Bonnie’s Whiskey Media

Can’t we all just get along? Yes! Hollywood grabs a piece of Silicon Valley content tech.
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Real Estate Search Provider Trulia Sold on IPO Prospects

Trulia’s founder and CEO Pete Flint remains focused on taking his real-estate search company public, despite one of its closest competitors beating him to it this summer.
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Liveblogging Demand Media's Q1 Earnings: Perky Perfecting!

Today, after Demand Media beat Wall Street expectations, its cheerful execs got on the horn with investors to explain how it plans to beat the Panda. That would be the beastly name for Google’s rejiggering of its search algorithm, in order to rid search results of poor quality content. BoomTown liveblogged the event, of course.

100 Percent Fresh Exclusive!: Flixster/Rotten Tomatoes in Acquisition Talks With Yahoo and Others

Flixster–the popular social movie site whose brands include the Rotten Tomatoes premium reviews site, as well as BuddyTV–is in early acquisition talks with several suitors, including Yahoo, said sources close to the situation. The price being discussed for the San Francisco-based start-up is between $60 million and $90 million, said several sources, in talks that are “substantive.”
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NileGuide Acquires Decade-Old 10Best for Travel Content

San Francisco-based NileGuide wants to be the alternative to scuzzy keyword-stuffed travel information from content farms. The company, which pays local editors to maintain free, user-generated content, has acquired 10Best.com, a profitable edited travel recommendations site from EnVeritas that’s been around since 2000, to help boost NileGuide’s traffic to three million visitors per month. Terms were not disclosed, but NileGuide said it will keep a portion of 10Best’s staff in Greenville, S.C.

How Much Copyright Infringement Can You Cram Into a Single Tweet?

If you run a user-generated content site, takedown notices from copyright holders are a fact of life. That even goes for Twitter, where messages are limited to 140 characters of text. The site received on the order of 300 takedown notices in the last month.

Coming Soon from Google: Pay-Per-Tube