Back to the Future: AOL Goes Local With Two Acquisitions (Including CEO's Company)
Yahoo Names Timothy Morse CFO (YHOO)
At this moment, the must-read stories in technology are scattered across hundreds of news sites and blogs. That's far too much for any reader to follow.
Fortunately, Techmeme arranges all of these links into a single, easy-to-scan page. Our goal is to become your tech news site of record.
Story selection is accomplished via computer algorithm extended with direct human editorial input. Our human editors are: Lidija Davis, Mahendra Palsule, Andre Garrigo, David Connell, Jarrod Cugley, and occasionally Omer Horvitz and Techmeme founder Gabe Rivera. Launched in 2005, Techmeme remains independent, bootstrapped, and privately held.
View the current page or another snapshot:
Sports Business Journal:
Sources: F1 renews a deal giving ESPN US media rights through 2025, rejecting Amazon and Comcast, for around $75M-$90M/year, up from the current $5M/year
Netflix lays off roughly 300 people out of its ~11,000 global employees, with the bulk of the jobs lost in the US, after initial job cuts of 150+ in May 2022
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
Semafor will be ad-supported for “six, 12, maybe 18 months” before adding a paywall and will hire talent agents to pair journalists with products and events
Must-read media news
Politics, opinion, and current events
Celebrity news and gossip