TechCrunch relates the unfortunate purgatorial state of Delicious. Yahoo had first said it was shutting the bookmarking site down. Then it said it wasn't but was selling it off. The site is stuck in
an in-between sate, where much of it's staff is gone and Yahoo is not really making any effort to sell it because it has bigger fish to fry than the $5 million or so it may get for the service.
TechCrunch confirms with venture firms who have spoken to Yahoo about a possible acquisition of Delicious that Yahoo either didn't respond at all, or did not seriously engage. TechCrunch
concludes that Delicious will likely be spun off at some point, not because Yahoo cares about it, but "because it's just good PR for them to do this the right way."
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