Yahoo Acquires Jybe, And Welcomes Former Employees

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Yahoo Acquires Jybe, And Welcomes Former Employees
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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) on Wednesday announced it acquired the personalized recommendation company Jybe,  that aims to help people find things thay aspire to do with regards to what’s trending in their social circle.

Founded in 2011, Jybe’s mission was to help connect people to the world around them based on personalized recommendations pushed about things to do, stuff to eat, books to read and movies to watch.

Yahoo Acquires Jybe, And Welcomes Former Employees

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“Basically we’ve learned a lot about how to use search scale techniques, both on the data science side but also large-scale engineering, and apply it to signals to really do personalization well,” said Jyber co-founder Arnab Bhattacharjee. “We really wa