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Yahoo Acquires Indonesian Mobile Social Network Koprol

PcMag: Yahoo on Tuesday acquired Koprol.com, an mobile social network based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Koprol allows users to connect and share photos, reviews, and other location-related information from their mobile browsers, Yahoo said. Like Foursquare, Koprol has a "check-in" component that lets people share their location with friends. It also has a Yelp-esque "thumbs-up" ratings feature that lets users vote up certain shops or restaurants, and start discussions about particular locations.

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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-Racer2232d ago

I thought we were progressing away from this crap?

SunnyZ2232d ago (Edited 2232d 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...

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ajax172231d ago

My next phone is definitely going to be a Sony.