July 25th, 2016
Verizon today announced that it plans to acquire Yahoo for $4.83 billion, confirming a deal that was first reported last week. In a press release, the internet service provider said that Yahoo will be integrated with Aol, which Verizon acquired last year for $4.4 billion.
Under the deal, Verizon will acquire Yahoo's online brands and email service, which has around 225 million monthly active users worldwide. In addition to Yahoo's than 1 billion users, Verizon will gain the web giant's...
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After a months-long bidding process and many layoffs, Yahoo has finally found a buyer. Verizon (which owns AOL, which owns TechCrunch) is officially acquiring Yahoo’s core business for $4.8 billion, which includes Yahoo’s advertising, content, search and mobile activities. Read More
Today Verizon confirmed that it plans to acquire Yahoo’s core assets — search, advertising and content, along with Yahoo’s Sunnyvale real estate — for $4.83 billion in cash. That business will in turn be combined with AOL, which Verizon acquired last year for $4.4 billion. Whether Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, will be coming to Verizon too is not yet clear,… Read More
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Someone needs to give this couple their own reality show called "Rich Kids of Shanghai."
In a show of wealth, the Chinese couple in question, turned more than a few heads when they chartered a helicopter to pick them up in the middle of a busy road to transport them to their undisclosed wedding ceremony location on Sunday.
According to Chinese local reports, the unnamed newlyweds are both from extremely wealthy and influential families. So wealthy that they got permission from the...
Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux is well-known for confronting the weird, the wacky and the controversial in his work, but in his first feature-length doc he takes on possibly his most ambitious topic yet: the elusive Church of Scientology.
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Made in collaboration with director John Dower and producer Simon Chinn, the film features several re-created scenes based on the accounts of former members, including...
An Indian court has acquitted Bollywood star Salman Khan in an 18-year-old case involving the poaching of endangered wildlife in the state of Rajasthan, overturning earlier verdicts that had sentenced him to prison.
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Khan was accused of hunting chinkaras (Indian gazelles) in two separate cases in 1998, while shooting for his film Hum Saath Saath Hain. His co-stars Saif Ali Khan and Sonali Bendre...
Do socks really "spark joy?" This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.
I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was The Boxcar Children, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few belongings. I didn't realize it until I became an adult, but this book resonated with me because I've always had minimalist tendencies. Less is definitely more.
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Pepper, the humanoid robot from SoftBank, is headed overseas for the first time after going on sale in Taiwan today. Read More
More consolidation in the so-called big data space. Publicly-listed U.S. big data company Teradata has acquired London-based Big Data Partnership, a startup that provides big data solutions and training to help companies become more savvy in the use of, well, big data. You may have noticed a recurring theme here. Read More
Monday: The Democratic National Convention, oppressive heat continues, and Restaurant Week.
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
The shooting, at a nightclub, occurred just 43 days after a gun rampage in Orlando that killed 49 people.
The president’s speech on Wednesday in Philadelphia will aim to bolster Hillary Clinton’s standing with voters still wary of her.
A political fixture for a generation, Mrs. Clinton faces the task at this week’s convention of persuading parts of the electorate to take another look at her.
The party will attempt to find unity under a “United Together” theme, and Bernie Sanders will get one last chance to push his agenda on a big stage as he speaks.