TechCrunch: Yahoo Sells Delicious To YouTube Founders

"Yahoo has finally found a buyer for long suffering Delicious. YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have acquired the company, says Yahoo, via a “new Internet company, AVOS. ... The YouTube founders plan to work closely with the community over the next few months to develop innovative features to help solve the problem of information overload."

ReadWriteWeb: R.I.P. Delicious: You Were So Beautiful to Me

"Yahoo! announced internally today that it is closing down Delicious. It's a loss not just for the many people who used Delicious to archive links of interest to them around the web, it's a loss for the future - for what could have been. Five years later, people are just beginning to appreciate the value of passively published user activity data made available for analysis, personalization and more. That could have been you, Delicious."