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Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer

Yahoo makes New York a new foothold


New York – The conversion to Yahoo continues: The California-based Internet company is strengthening its foothold in New York and directed there a new large office


In the city on the east coast of the blog platform Tumblr has its headquarters, which takes over Yahoo for $ 1.1 billion.

The 500 Yahoo employees in New York, previously distributed in several offices over the city to draw in the old building of the “New York Times” on the 43rd Street near Times Square. “We just signed the lease,” said Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Monday during a visit to the metropolis. The new office could take up to Mayer’s words, 200 more people -. Place that might be needed soon

Big changes are also in the photo site Flickr, one of the oldest and most famous Yahoo offers. Users can now obtain a default terabytes of storage. That’s enough for more than 500 000 digital images in the usual resolution. For around $ 50 a year you can use the service ad-free. And for around $ 500 a year you get twice the space. Yahoo also freshened the look from Flickr on your computer and brought out a new app for the Google Android operating system.

Flickr was one of the first popular photo sharing sites, last but Internet users more enthusiastic for younger competitors such as Instagram or shared their photos on services like Facebook and Twitter.

The text that took office in the summer of last year, Yahoo’s chief to revive the newly Internet veteran who suffers under the pressure of competition from Google and Facebook, and previous management mistakes. The headquarters of Yahoo is located in Sunnyvale in Silicon Valley. The Group employs around 11 300 people.

order not to scare the many millions Tumblr users, the consolidated his new daughter wants to concede a degree of autonomy. Not even the Yahoo logo should appear on the Tumblr pages. “We promise not to mess up,” wrote Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer in a new patch Tumblr blog. Tumblr makes it easy for users to set up blogs and to share content between them. Recently, there were nearly 109 million Tumblr blogs.

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