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Booting Up: Is Yahoo Nearing a Purchase of Another New York Startup?

He's in South Korea. (Photo: Flickr.com/gpaumier)

He’s in South Korea. (Photo: Flickr.com/gpaumier)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg embarked on a weeklong whirlwind tour of South Korea yesterday. His meetings include President Park Geun-hye and officials from Samsung, so good thing he packed his suit. [WSJ]

Instagram founder Kevin Systrom spills on how he envisions an Instagram movie: “It’d be superboring, a 30-minute Lifetime special.” At least it would look pretty? [Fast Company]

Yahoo’s checkbook is apparently still open. The company is poking around Qwiki, a New York-based startup that created an app that turns photos, music, and videos into short films. The asking price is a reasonable $50 million. [AllThingsD]

Beginning today, AT&T will roll out 25 solar-powered charging stations across New York for people suffering from a drained cellphone. Now if we can hook up one of these 12.5-foot steel poles to a CitiBike… [New York Times]

The new version of Skype has a Snapchat-like feature. [Digital Trends]

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