Yahoo!'s Going Shopping

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Yahoo! recently spent $1.1 billion on Tumblr and is now reportedly in the market for streaming company Hulu. This is a major strategic shift from generating search and display ads to becoming strictly an Internet portal. Now, the company relies on Microsoft for search technology and Google for display ads, meaning Yahoo! needs to shop for more eyeballs. Fool contributor Travis Hoium sat down to discuss what he thinks of Mayer's most recent moves. 

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