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Verizon joins brands boycotting Facebook ads over hate speech

Jun 26, 2020 - 5:44 PM

Facebook is under increasing pressure for its hands-off approach to misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly by US President Donald Trump

Verizon selling Tumblr to Wordpress owner Automattic

Aug 13, 2019 - 8:02 PM

The price for the deal isn't officially disclosed, but sources tell Axios the pricing can either be 'well below' $20 million or possibly even below $10 million

Tumblr founder and CEO David Karp stepping down

Nov 28, 2017 - 6:07 PM

Tumblr operations chief Jeff D'Onofrio will take over the CEO reins

DAVID KARP. A photo of Tumblr founder David Karp from 2007. File photo by Marco Arment via Wikipedia

Security lapse exposes millions of Verizon user records

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:34 PM

The data is found in an unprotected Amazon S3 storage server administered by an engineer for NICE Systems which is based in Israel The storage server is made to log customer call data for unknown purposes

Yahoo signs off, completes sale to Verizon

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:54 PM

Verizon finalizes the 4 48 billion deal integrating the Yahoo internet operations into a new unit called Oath which includes another former sector leader AOL

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

Marissa Mayer fades out as Yahoo ends its run

Jun 12, 2017 - 11:23 AM

Marissa Mayer is likely headed for the exit as Yahoo ends two decade run as an independent company

OUT OF YAHOO SOON? In this file photo, Yahoo president and CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the Fortune Global Forum on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

AOL and Yahoo to be combined into a unit called Oath

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:02 PM

The merging of the two internet brands takes place after US telecoms giant Verizon consummates the purchase of Yahoo s internet business

WINNING EQUATION? The embattled internet brand undergoes a name change.

Yahoo slashes price of Verizon deal $350-M after data breaches

Feb 21, 2017 - 11:46 PM

Yahoo announces in September that hackers in 2014 stole personal data from more than 500 million of its user accounts It admits another cyber attack in December this one dating from 2013 affecting more than a billion users

SALE PRICE LOWERED. A billboard for the technology company Yahoo is seen August 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo by Karen Bleier/AFP

Yahoo delays sale of core business to Verizon

Jan 24, 2017 - 11:21 AM

The deal with Verizon is thrown into doubt following disclosures of two huge data breaches

YAHOO. This file photo illustration taken on September 12, 2013 shows the newly redesigned Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Photo by Karen Bleier/ AFP

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, January 10, 2017

Jan 10, 2017 - 10:14 AM

Hello Here s a round up of news you need to know this Tuesday

Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer to leave company board after Verizon sale

Jan 10, 2017 - 7:34 AM

UPDATED Mayer is expected to remain with Yahoo s core business

In this file photo, President and CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer speaks onstage at Glamour Women Of The Year 2016 LIVE Summit at NeueHouse Hollywood on November 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Glamour/AFP

Talks of Twitter being sold intensify

Sep 24, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Google Microsoft cloud computing group Salesforce US telco Verizon are on the list of rumored buyers

TURBULENCE. The micro-blogging platform has had trouble achieving profitability. Photo by Leon Neal/AFP

Yahoo announces deal to sell core assets for $4.8B to Verizon

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:50 PM

3rd UPDATE The acquisition expected to close in early 2017 will exclude Yahoo s cash certain patent holdings and its big share in China s Alibaba Group and stake in Yahoo Japan

The Yahoo! Corporate Headquarters and campus showing their updated logo in Sunnyvale, California, USA, August 20, 2015. John G. Mabanglo/EPA

600M Samsung phones vulnerable to keyboard flaw

Jun 17, 2015 - 7:50 PM

The security risk lets attackers remotely execute code as a privileged user of the phone allowing them to potentially install malicious apps secretly or access sensitive personal data

SAMSUNG. A visitor walks in front of an advertising of the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones during the Galaxy World Tour event in Seoul, South Korea, 09 April 2015 Photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Verizon buys faded Internet pioneer AOL for $4.4B

May 13, 2015 - 9:42 AM

The deal is described as a way to help Verizon – one of the largest US mobile carriers and a major broadband provider – build its offerings in video and other digital content especially for wireless

An 'AoL' logo on the side of an office building in New York, New York, USA, 12 May 2015. Andrew Gombert/EPA

Tech groups pitch in for Haiyan support

Nov 16, 2013 - 8:27 PM

Tiny changes to code or big announcements online can help in bringing the need for Philippine aid after Haiyan to a wider audience

HELPING FROM AFAR. You don't have to get off your seat to make a difference.

Philippine economy wrap: Sept 1-7

Sep 07, 2013 - 2:34 PM

What you need to know about the Philippine economy last week

Vodafone, Verizon in $130-B mega-deal

Sep 03, 2013 - 9:41 AM

The deal also marks the group s exit from the United States market and injects several billion euros into the British economy

MERGED. A picture taken on September 2, 2013 in Paris, shows an illustration made with the logo for Verizon Wireless and the logo of mobile network provider Vodafone. AFP / Lionel Bonaventure

The NSA Black Hole

Jun 11, 2013 - 11:06 AM

5 Basic Things We Still Don t Know About the Agency s Snooping

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP