All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Qwiki’

Yahoo Officially Acquires Qwiki

A couple weeks ago, reports came out that Yahoo was close to a deal to acquire Qwiki. Now, it’s official. A Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Today we acquired Qwiki, an app that turns pictures and videos on your iPhone into brief, beautiful movies put to music. We’re really excited about the possibilities this acquisition brings to our media, mobile, Flickr …

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Yahoo Said To Be Close To Buying Qwiki

Yahoo is said to be in the advanced stages of discussion to acquire Qwiki for $50 million. Kara Swisher at All Things D cites sources close to the company. Qwiki launched to the public back in January of 2011, with funding led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin. At the time, we compared it to a Wikipedia in which all the …

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Bing Adding Qwiki Presentations Among Blue Links

Before you go off clicking on any of the blue links listed in a page of search results, Bing really wants you to have a chance to know a little something about your topic of search before you go diving off into the depths of the internets. Bing already incorporates small snippets of information about a topic among search results, …

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Sweet 16 For Wikis

Today is the 16th birthday of the web’s first wiki. The web owes a great debt to Ward Cunningham for starting the first wiki 16 years ago today at Wiki Wiki Web (although that is debatable, I suppose, for wiki opponents). Without this, we would not have had Wikipedia (and interestingly enough, Google ranks a Wikipedia entry about Wiki Wiki …

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How Qwiki Brings Interactivity to Information Consumption

Qwiki, the startup backed by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim is, not surprisingly, gaining a lot of attention. The company can add winning TechCrunch Disrupt to its resume as well. So, what is this startup doing to gain all this attention?

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Qwiki Opens Up to the Public

Qwiki opened up to the public today in alpha form, after being in private alpha since launching in October. 

Qwiki was in the news last week, as it secured a new round of funding led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, and now the world can see what all the fuss is about. 

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