It’s make or break for search engines!
IBM itself has spent over $14 BILLION on next-generation
information crunching tools in pursuit of just this goal.
Last Wednesday’s buyout of little $6 MILLION data
analyst Vivismo was just the latest in a string of big
Now as it happens, YIPI already grabbed Vivismo’s
search engine…way back in 2010!
They’re using it for family-friendly purposes, but a giant like IBM may
have broader and more lucrative aims in mind.
You have to wonder, might YIPI be in the cross hairs of the big
IBM has close to $12 BILLION in cash
and YIPI only weighs much less than 5% of that soaking
There must be a reason Standard & Poor’s suddenly
“decided” to put out a due diligence report
on YIPI last week. (See
With M&A premiums in the air, and being a $1 play just one short year
ago, YIPI could have trader’s eyes!
Anything can happen…and as you can see from the chart, it’s
yes and this is pretty key part of this new Yippy equation.When IBM bought out Vivismo they also got Vivismos stake of over 5 mil shares.I cant wait to see this in the filings/etc!huge in itself imo!Even bigger if IBM wants something Yippy has!
Sentiment: Strong Buy