Feb 19, 2018

02/19/2018: A conversation with Oath CEO Tim Armstrong

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Less than a year ago, Yahoo and AOL officially merged after AOL’s parent company, Verizon, bought Yahoo for more than $4 billion. Since then, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has moved on to an unannounced venture. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong…

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Tim Armstrong: People need to vote on net neutrality

Oath is uniting AOL and Yahoo, but can it compete with today's online giants?
“The net neutrality debate has to end up in Congress,” says Oath CEO Tim Armstrong, onstage at the Makers Conference at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.
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Less than a year ago, Yahoo and AOL officially merged after AOL’s parent company, Verizon, bought Yahoo for more than $4 billion. Since then, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has moved on to an unannounced venture. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has had the job of blending the two companies into a digital content behemoth named Oath, vying to challenge Facebook and Google for advertising revenue. Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood spoke with Armstrong about how Oath fits in the digital media landscape at the Makers conference in Los Angeles. The early February conference was sponsored in part by Oath.  

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