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LAS VEGAS -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on Tuesday took the CES stage, where she announced several new news products, including a twice-daily summary of trending headlines called Yahoo News Digets, and digital magazines, starting with Yahoo Tech and Yahoo Food.</p>

Yahoo entertains, unveils news products from CES stage (pictures)

During her star-studded CES keynote Tuesday, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announces news initiatives like digital magazines and a twice-daily new digest. But she also throws in some live SNL schticks and a smooth Beatles rendition by John Legend.

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SUNNYVALE, CA - JULY 18:  A sign is seen in front of the Yahoo! headquarters July 18, 2006 in Sunnyvale, California. Yahoo! Inc. reported  second quarter earnings of $164.3 million or 11 cents a share, down 78 percent from the second quarter of 2005 when the company reported earnings of 754.7 million, or 51 cents per share.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Marissa Mayer's Yahoo shopping spree (pictures)

During her first year as CEO, Marissa Mayer spearheaded the buyout of several smaller Internet companies as Yahoo stockpiled talent.

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Yahoo completes blockbuster $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition

Tumblr CEO David Karp says that the acquisition gives his company the chance to be more "ambitious" than ever.

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Tumblr's creative director takes off after Yahoo settles in

Jacob Bijani, who was the blogging platform's fifth employee, quits after five years of service.

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Will the Tumblr acquisition help Yahoo become hip again?

Looking to gain a foothold among younger users, Yahoo is shelling out $1.1 billion for the blogging site Tumblr. CNET's Sumi Das and Dan Farber have the Inside Scoop on the high valuation and how it will affect the buyer, seller, and users.

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer kicks off the Flickr event Monday in New York.

Yahoo wants to make Flickr 'awesome again'

The online company now offers users 1TB of storage for free and allows users to upload full resolution images.

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Justin's back from a sabbatical harvesting McNuggets and McSalad Shakers, Nintendo takes money from fan, a politician goes to Facebook school, and Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion exactly 5 years after CEO David Karp appeared on The 404.

Ep. 1272: Where Tumblr takes the cake

Justin's back from a sabbatical harvesting McNuggets and McSalad Shakers, Nintendo takes money from fan, a politician goes to Facebook school, and Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion exactly 5 years after CEO David Karp appeared on The 404.

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The 404 1,272: Where Tumblr takes the cake (podcast)

Justin's back from a sabbatical harvesting McNuggets and McSalad Shakers, Nintendo takes money from fan, a politician goes to Facebook school, and Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion almost exactly five years after CEO David Karp appeared on The 404.

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Yahoo quickly gets into the Tumblr spirit

Along with its billion-dollar intent to purchase Tumblr, Yahoo finds a new home for official blog -- and tries to drive home the message that all will be OK.

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Yahoo confirms $1.1B Tumblr buy, promises 'not to screw it up'

The blogging site will remain a separate entity after the mostly cash deal is completed, Yahoo says, with "the same Tumblr irreverence, wit, and commitment to empower creators."

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Yahoo-Tumblr: 7 ways to evaluate the union

Tumblr needs to be woven into Yahoo's fabric to help it become more pervasive, mobile, social, personalized and profitable, as well as younger and faster growing.

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Tumblr CEO David Karp speaks Wednesday at TechCrunch Disrupt in New York.

Report: Facebook and Microsoft flirting with Tumblr too

It's a love square, with three of the industry's biggest players competing for the popular blogging platform.

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