March 26, 2013

Yahoo Summly, The Lion and Wildebeest Story

Yahoo Summly, The Lion and Wildebeest story.

Why did Yahoo buy Summly?

Yahoo’s Summly acquisition summarized by Emin Gün Sirer 
Yahoo makes outrageous purchase to get people to talk about its dying brand, and perhaps to indicate that it has cash to waste, the same way a wildebeest chased by lions paradoxically jumps into the air to telegraph 'I am so healthy and have so much energy that I can afford to waste some of it; you're after the wrong prey.

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