Yahoo Acquires Mobile Sports App Maker

Yahoo’s acquisition spree rolled along Wednesday as Marissa Mayer and company just gobbled up the gang at Hitpost, the maker of several popular mobile sports apps. Hitpost is behind the successful mobile social applications Sports Bet and Fantasy Football Polls. Financial terms of the were not disclosed as of press time. “We are excited to …   Read More

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Yahoo Acquires Mobile Sports App MakerYahoo’s acquisition spree rolled along Wednesday as Marissa Mayer and company just gobbled up the gang at Hitpost, the maker of several popular mobile sports apps.

Hitpost is behind the successful mobile social applications Sports Bet and Fantasy Football Polls.

Financial terms of the were not disclosed as of press time.

“We are excited to announce that Hitpost is joining Yahoo!,” the sports app maker announced. “To us, Yahoo is both a legendary tech company and an innovative leader in the sports market. Teaming up with Yahoo is an exciting strategic opportunity for Hitpost to deliver our value at a larger scale, and we can’t wait to get started.”

Hitpost says its team of seven has joined Yahoo Sports in Sunnyvale and San Francisco, where they will be working to bring Hitpost’s technology-powered engagement to Yahoo’s global audience.

“We will no longer operate our products as of today (Sports Bet, Fantasy Football Polls, and Hitpost.com),” the company says, “and we can’t wait to get started on some exciting new Yahoo Sports updates — stay tuned!”

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