Yahoo has bought Stamped, the New York City based startup that lets people record and share their favorite restaurants, books, movies, and music, we’ve confirmed with a source at Stamped. The news has also been confirmed by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, who posted an Instagram of herself with the Stamped founders. The deal is part of a major mobile push led by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. All of Stamped’s nine employees are joining the company, and are tasked with building a “major mobile development center” based in New York City that will focus on bringing much-needed coherence to Yahoo’s mobile strategy. Read the full story at TechCrunch.
Confirmed: Yahoo Has Bought Stamped To Lead Major Mobile Push In NYC
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).