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Yahoo Acquires Content Delivery Startup PeerCDN

Yahoo on Tuesday acquired PeerCDN, a small California-based startup that aims to reduce bandwidth costs for companies’ servers while decreasing content delivery response times. It is unclear what the acquisition — which was first reported by TechCrunch — will bring to Yahoo, though PeerCDN alludes to its love of Web technologies in its blog post on the matter.

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Yahoo Acquires Another Video Startup

Yahoo has acquired QuikIO, a cross-platform streaming video startup, according to a report from technology site Pando. Three of QuikIO’s employees have joined Yahoo as part of the deal, and the startup’s flagship product will be shut down to current customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Yahoo did not immediately respond to AllThingsD’s request for comment.

Yahoo Acquires Evntlive, a Concert Streaming Video Service

Another small acquisition for Yahoo to add to the company’s video unit.
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Could Google or Tencent Beat Facebook to Buying Snapchat?

And will the messaging startup sell, or continue to push ahead and build out a business?
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Former Twitter Product Lead Mitali Pattnaik Joins Foundation Capital as EIR

In her new position, the entrepreneur in residence will focus on collaborative consumption startups.
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Android Open Source Tech Lead Heads to Yahoo

Another mobile hire for Yahoo under Marissa Mayer.
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Yahoo Launches a Video App for the Second Screen

Yahoo on Monday released Yahoo Screen, an app for iOS mobile devices that serves up an assortment of video content for users who want to watch TV on their iPads and iPhones. In conjunction with the app release, Yahoo inked a deal with Viacom, offering clips from an assortment of Comedy Central programs through the app, including “The Daily Show” and “The Colbert Report.”

Facebook, Google, Yahoo Push FISA Courts for More Data-Disclosure Transparency

More Valley prodding of Capitol Hill on issues of privacy and data requests.
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Yahoo Names Maynard Webb Permanent Board Chairman

A temporary position becomes a not-so-temporary one.
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Yahoo Taps McKinsey Vet for SVP of Strategy and Business Ops Post

Yahoo on Monday announced that Andre Christensen will be the company’s senior vice president of strategy and business operations. Previous to his new Yahoo position, Christensen spent the past 12 and a half years at the global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

Yahoo Acquires Social Browser Startup Rockmelt

Yahoo Acquires Social Data Analysis Startup Ztelic

And the Highest-Paid Tech CEOs Are …

Yahoo’s Shareholder Meeting, Inbox Therapy and More: ATD’s Week in Video

Washington Post Reveals New Details, Slides on PRISM Data Collection Program

Happy Friday! Yahoo Kills a Dozen Products.

With New Twitter Partnership, Yahoo Folds Tweets Into Its News Stream

Path Product Management Director Dylan Casey Departs for Yahoo

Automattic’s Matt Mullenweg on the Importance of Working Remotely

With New Alike Mobile App Acquisition, Yahoo Pushes Into Local Discovery