May 20, 2013 | NPR · In the boldest move yet by new CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo will buy the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. The move is a bet that Tumblr's large community of users is a source of potential profits. While Tumblr is a fast-growing startup, it has not generated significant revenue.
May 20, 2013 | NPR · Microsoft has had few blockbuster successes in recent years. On Tuesday, when the tech giant is scheduled to introduce its new Xbox, it will be targeting more than just hard-core gamers. Analysts say Microsoft will also be aiming to make its console the center of entertainment in your living room.
May 20, 2013 | NPR · What do you do when you can't openly wage a campaign for the presidency? Some Iranians inside and outside the country have turned to the heroine of an online graphic novel who has embarked on a virtual campaign.