Yahoo buys Qwiki mobile app service

Yahoo said that it will buy Qwiki, a mobile app for creating videos in Apple Inc’s iPhone, as it tries to increase its presence in the world of smartphones and tablets. The company paid about $50 million for the deal, tech blog AllThingsD cited sources as saying. Terms of the deal however were not disclosed. This is Yahoo’s third acquisition since May when it bought blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. Earlier this week, the company reportedly acquired Bignoggins Productions, anothe...

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