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Yahoo Buys News App From British Teenager For A Reported $30 Million

Tue, March 26, 2013 7:00pm

Story by Jeff Brady




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Yahoo has purchased a news reading app from its developer for $30 million. The twist is that the person who created it is 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. He lives in England. The acquisition is the latest in a series of high profile moves Yahoo has made recently.

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