Southern California got so much rain last fall and winter that the lemons grown in the region have became gigantic — but that’s bad news for Limoneira Co., one of the top producers. Bigger lemons are profitable
Automattic And Tumblr: Could This Buyout Herald A Revival Of The Personal Website At The Expense Of Social Networks?
Verizon is closing the sale of Tumblr, one of the properties it acquired with the leftovers of Yahoo!, to Matt Mullenweg's Automattic. For a nominal price, very far from the $1,100 billion that Yahoo!
Tumblr once sold for $1.1 billion. The owner of WordPress just bought the site for a fraction of that.
So how did this happen? How did Tumblr — once a booming online start-up — get swallowed up by the owner of WordPress, another blogging giant and Tumblr’s former rival? Let’s start with Tumblr’s early The
There was a time, many years ago, when Tumblr was one of the most exciting places on the internet. Those days are long gone now with millennials flocking to more exciting communities such as TikTok and
Tumblr is known for its devoted fan base and has been home to angry posts from celebrities like Taylor Swift. Verizon is selling Tumblr, a darling of early social media, to the owner of blogging platform
Delayed gratification is never a pleasant thing. “I’d gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today,” was a favorite maxim of Wimpy from the “Popeye” cartoons. And so when a friend told me last December
Automattic, the parent company of publishing site WordPress, is planning to purchase blogging site Tumblr from Verizon for an undisclosed amount, according to a Wall Street Journal report Monday. The of
In 1999, I and a gaggle of other San Francisco internet founders and CEOs went to an airfield, where we browsed private jets. It made sense that, at 34, I should have a one-bedroom apartment to transport