(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc and CNBC have formed a content sharing partnership, the companies said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, CNBC will provide stories and videos that will be featured on Yahoo Finance pages. Yahoo and CNBC will co-create original videos that will appear on Yahoo, CNBC.com and mobile devices and will be promoted on the cable channel. "This partnership is a key step forward in Yahoo's strategy to become a premium media network," said Robertson Barrett, vice president of news and finance at Yahoo. ...
Yahoo Inc and CNBC have formed a content sharing partnership, the companies said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, CNBC will provide stories and videos that will be featured on Yahoo Finance pages. Yahoo ...
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REUTERS/Jason LeeWarren Buffett has his eyes on Yahoo's internet business.
He told CNBC on Monday that he'd be willing to help finance a bid including Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert for Yahoo's internet assets.
Berkshire Hathaway Inc Chairman Warren Buffett is backing a consortium vying for Yahoo Inc's internet assets that includes Quicken Loans Inc founder Dan Gilbert, people familiar with the matter said. While there is no certainty that the consortium will prevail in the auction, the interest of Buffett and Gilbert is a boost for the Sunnyvale, California-based company, which has been surpassed in recent years by rivals such as Alphabet Inc in the race for internet users and advertising dollars.
It is no secret that Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN) Fire Phone is a massive failure. So how does the company respond to the hardware flop? By showing that it is still serious about ramping up its content business. Amazon announced today that it had struck a deal to acquire Rooftop Media, an online comedic content service that it believes will help it enter new media categories, as it competes against fast-rising competition from streaming media such as Netflix Inc.