Marissa Mayer

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Must-See US Technology Conventions In 2014

Among the must-see technology conventions to visit are the Cloud Expo in New York, E3 2014 in Los Angeles, MacWorld/iWorld and Dreamforce in San Francisco and South by Southwest in Austin.

02/04/2014

David Karp of Tumblr speaks onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2013 at The Manhattan Center on May 1, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

New Yorker Sells Social Networking Giant Tumblr To Yahoo! For $1.1 Billion

If you’re a social media junkie, you and a few million others know what Tumblr is. If not, you might be wondering why Yahoo! would pay a king’s ransom for it.

05/20/2013

Copies of the ZAGAT New York Restaurant guide on sale at a bookstore (file / credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Buys New York City-Based Zagat Survey

Google has swallowed restaurant review service Zagat to ramp up its efforts to connect people with local businesses.

09/08/2011