Yahoo buys video ad firm BrightRoll as rumours surface of plot to oust CEO Marissa Mayer

Danny Palmer
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Yahoo makes another acquisition, but top shareholders are said to be exploring the possibility of a merger with AOL

Yahoo has purchased video advertising platform BrightRoll in a deal worth $640m (£402m). The acquisition continues the web firm's strategy to boost revenue from mobile and social platforms, and comes only...

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