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Yahoo Mail rolls out a rebuilt, redesigned service, including a new ad-free option

Following its Verizon acquisition, Yahoo today is rolling out a revamped and rebuilt Mail application for its 225 million monthly active users. The update includes a new design, feature set, and techn

Crunch Report | Uber CEO Takes Leave of Absence

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is taking a leave of absence, Verizon closes on its $4.5 billion acquisition of Yahoo and Marissa Mayer is leaving the company, Tim Cook discusses more of Apple's car plans an

Yahoo SVP Adam Cahan to exit after Verizon acquisition closes

Another high-profile Yahoo executive, SVP of Mobile and Emerging Products Adam Cahan, will leave the company as the acquisition by VerizOath: comes to a close. This news via multiple sources comes ami

Yahoo shareholders approve sale to Verizon

Yahoo's shareholders have approved the sale of Yahoo's operating business to Verizon in a vote held today and confirmed in a press release sent out following the meeting.

Confirmed: Verizon will cut ~15% of AOL-Yahoo staff after merger closes

The proportion of jobs being made redundant across AOL and Yahoo is around 15 percent globally, we have confirmed with our sources. This shakes out to as many as 2,100 jobs being lost as part of the

Verizon CEO confirms company’s plan to launch a streaming TV service

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam confirmed the company’s plans to launch an over-the-top streaming service later this year, according to a report from Variety, citing remarks the CEO made at a telecom

Verizon reportedly wins bidding war for Straight Path with $3.1 billion offer

Verizon appears to have won its bidding war with AT&T for Straight Path Communications after offering $3.1 billion. AT&T announced last month that it had agreed to buy Straight Path for $1.6 b

John Oliver reminds us that Net Neutrality is still under siege

John Oliver has again fired off his quick wit at the new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and the Trump administration for trying to roll back Obama-era Net Neutrality rules. This isn’t the first time Oliv

Verizon sells its private cloud and managed hosting businesses to IBM

Only a few days after announcing that it was selling 29 of its data centers to Equinix, Verizon today announced that it is selling its cloud and managed hosting business to IBM . The acquisition is ex

Crunch Report | Airbnb Hugs It Out in San Francisco

Aurea acquires Jive for $462 million, Airbnb settles lawsuit with the City of San Francisco over unfair overregulation of short-term rentals, Theranos settles a lawsuit with one of its investors and V

Equinix completes $3.6 billion deal to buy 29 data centers from Verizon

Equinix, an international data center company based in Redwood City, California, announced today that it has completed the purchase of 29 data centers from Verizon for $3.6 billion. The acquisition gr

Verizon stakes a self-driving claim with investment in Renovo

Verizon has invested in self-driving software startup Renovo, which wants to become an autonomous operating system provider to leading automakers and fleet operators. The investment comes as part of a

With revenue of $29.8 billion, Verizon’s first quarter earnings fall short of analyst expectations

Verizon just released its first quarter earnings results, with adjusted earnings per share of 95 cents on revenue of $29.8 billion. Revenue (minus divestitures and acquisitions) is down 4.5 percent fr

Crunch Report | Yahoo and AOL combine to become Oath

Yahoo and AOL combine under Verizon to become Oath, Yelp acquires Wi-Fi marketing company Turnstyle Analytics, Apple improves the specs of the Mac Pro and a new sentiment index aims to help founders t

After an unexpected reveal, AOL’s CEO explains that Oath is about B2B branding

You weren’t supposed to know about Oath. Not this week, at least. And certainly not under these circumstances. The newly minted and already much maligned poster child of the forthcoming face of Veri

Pros and cons of “Oath: A Verizon Company”

Corporate identities! We love 'em. But boy is it hard to come up with good ones. Sounds like we decided to go with "Oath: A Verizon Company." We already have a post, but I just did a focus group with

Yahoo + AOL = Oath, for some reason

Verizon’s long-promised Yahoo acquisition has a name. And it, for some reason, is Oath. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong acknowledged the strange new branding on Twitter earlier today after word leaked out tha

Evie teams up with Verizon to launch a new search experience next to your Android home screen

Evie is bringing its app search technology to a new location on your phone. The startup has partnered with Verizon to launch a new product called AppFlash. Like Evie's existing app launcher, AppFlash

AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott against Google over offensive YouTube videos

AT&T and Verizon are the latest companies to pull advertising from Google’s display network amid concerns that it does not do enough to prevent ads from appearing on YouTube videos promoting ter

New York City sues Verizon for not completing citywide fiber network

New York City has slapped Verizon with a lawsuit that claims the telecommunications conglomerate broke a 2008 contract to provide citywide fiber coverage, depriving residents of competitively priced o
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