Yahoo says it won't shut down, but will try to sell, Delicious

Company responds to heated Internet chatter of social bookmarking service's demise

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Given that Yahoo now has pretty much publicly stated that Delicious adds nothing strategically to the company, it's likely that a prospective buyer can get the bookmarking service for well under the guesstimated $15 million to $30 million (or higher) that Yahoo paid founder Joshua Schachter and his financial backers almost exactly five years ago.

It's all about creating value.

Chris Nerney writes about the business side of technology market strategies and trends, legal issues, leadership changes, mergers, venture capital, IPOs and technology stocks. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisNerney.

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