Yahoo (YHOO) +1.4% premarket following its reported deal to buy Tumblr for $1.1B in cash. It's...

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Yahoo (YHOO) +1.4% premarket following its reported deal to buy Tumblr for $1.1B in cash. It's hard to justify at the current price, opinies Jefferies, noting Tumblr barely generates any revenue. Meanwhile, WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg says defections from Tumblr to his site have soared, maybe thanks to Yahoo's history of shutting down past acquisitions like Geocities, Broadcast.com, and Del.icio.us.