Verizon Just Sold AOL and Yahoo for $5 Billion, and the New Company Will Be Known as 'Yahoo' Going Forward
Just shy of five years since buying them, Verizon is selling AOL and Yahoo for $5 billion.
'Why is it, as people chase opportunities or challenges, sometimes they break through and sometimes they don't? And could there be a special sauce behind that?'
Verizon-owned Oath is pitching a service to advertisers analyzing AOL and Yahoo emails to provide targeted ad data, according to The Wall Street Journal.
AIM, which launched as a standalone service in 1997, introduced many of us to the joys of internet chat for the first time.
Oath will be an umbrella of brands, including Yahoo and some AOL publications.
Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong informed employees about the cuts in an email on Thursday morning.
We're moving into a new phase, Case said this week. He calls it 'the internet of everything.'
Brad Feld of TechStars says the new deal reflects the need to establish linkage between the 'content' and 'network' layers.
'Google is search, Facebook is social, we're going to be brand,' he said.
Kimsey is remembered as a savvy businessman and generous philanthropist.
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer discusses content and distribution at Fortune's Most Powerful Women event in New York.