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To Top Off A Busy Day, Yahoo Acquires Foursquare — Well, The Asian Foursquare

TechCrunch: "Yahoo has had a busy day. Not only did they announce a new cross-branding deal with Nokia, and struck a partnership with, and had their CEO spar onstage with Mike, but they apparently made an acquisition too. It’s a location-based service. No, not that one. It’s called Koprol. Basically, it’s the Asian Foursquare.

Koprol, based in Jakarta, Indonesia focuses on the “intersection of location, community expertise and mobile experiences.” With it, people share photos and reviews of locations using their mobile phones. And yes, it allows you to “check-in” to a location."

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Verizon again sold Internet pioneer Yahoo and AOL for $5 billion

Internet pioneers Yahoo and AOL are changing hands yet again as Verizon is selling its Verizon Media branch for about $5 billion

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All the wonderfully whack tech we found in March

KnowTechie writes: If you need something to look forward to every month, it's this list of wonderfully whack tech, useful, curious, strange and new.

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Verizon signs deal to install bloatware on new Samsung devices

If you're buying a Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9+ from Verizon, expect to see Yahoo-based apps and Bixby news content on your devices in the near future.

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Speed-Racer1975d ago

I thought we were progressing away from this crap?

SunnyZ1975d ago (Edited 1975d ago )

Only stupid people buy phones on plans anyway, so this is right up their alley.
Buy CLEAN phone crapware-free for $500 now, or pay $3,000 for crapware-filled phone over 2 years...
Hmm hard decisions...

CurbStompin1974d ago ShowReplies(1)
ajax171974d ago

My next phone is definitely going to be a Sony.