Summly’s $30M Deal: Good for the Kid, But Not Yahoo

It's hard to tell why YHOO's so eagerly paying big


What might a modern-day version of The Graduate movie might be like? Instead of McGuire’s iconic line, “Plastics,” his one-word advice to the young Benjamin would definitely be “Mobile.”

Well, it seems 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio — who just sold a company to Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) — got the message.