|Yahoo Buys Information 'Widget' Company Pixoria|
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Mon, 25 Jul 2005 19:05:38 -0500
Yahoo Inc. said on Monday it bought Pixoria, a company that provides|
small, downloadable programs that let computer users quickly get
up-to-the-minute information, such as stock quotes and weather reports
without using a Web browser.
Terms of the sale, which closed July 19, were not disclosed. The
The move comes as Yahoo and chief rival Google Inc. (Nasdaq:GOOG - news)
Pixoria, is the developer of the Konfabulator engine that builds small
The company's three employees are joining Yahoo as full-time employees.
Shares of Yahoo were up 11 cents at $33.64 in mid-day trading on
Copyright 2005 Reuters Limited.
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