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Tumblr founder and chief exec David Karp made a whopping $81m in his deal to sell the blogging site to Yahoo! for $1.1bn. According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Karp will get $41m in Yahoo! stock and $40m in cash over the next four years - but only if he remains a Yahoo! employee during that time. …

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Coat

4 years at Yahoo!

I think the question here is will Yahoo! be there in 4 years time?

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Don't you think the exclamation mark after every word for Yahoo! news items is wearing a bit thin now? It was a novelty the first time it was done, but now it is just bloody annoying.

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Don't! you! think! the! exclamation! mark! after! every! word! for! Yahoo! news! items! is! wearing! a! bit! thin! now?!

No!

C!

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Re: Don't! you! think! the! exclamation! mark! after! every! word! for! Yahoo! news! is! etc!

he only does it to annoy

because he knows it teases.

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Coat

sell the blogging site to Yahoo! for $1.1bn

Next week's headline, "Tumblr Mass Exodus."

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Serious shopping spree

"The billion-dollar buyout was the biggest she's made since she took the reins in July."

It's August now, and she has made multiple purchases already, one of them costing her over a Billion dollars?

You'd think that negotiations and decision making take a while when you spend money on that scale...

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Coat

Re: Serious shopping spree

Don't be daft! its not real money! its paper money!

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