What value do Yahoo and AOL have?

May 3, 2021
Verizon is selling the two companies to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for $5 billion.
How exactly could Apollo, the private equity firm that is buying Yahoo and AOL, make the companies more valuable?
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Tumblr was an early social media favorite. What happened?

Aug 13, 2019
Verizon is selling Tumblr, the social blogging platform.
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Verizon's bet on Oath falters

Dec 11, 2018
Verizon created Oath out of its investments in “legacy” digital media companies AOL and Yahoo. The goal was to compete with internet giants Facebook and Google. It seems that the world’s biggest wireless network just wasn’t able to make that work. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

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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The Source Code: Tim Armstrong

Feb 19, 2018
The CEO of Oath talks about the combination of AOL and Yahoo.
Tim Armstrong speaks at an event on the Times Center Stage in New York City.
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The largest data breach in history was bigger than we thought

Oct 5, 2017
All Yahoo accounts created before 2013 have been hacked.
The Yahoo logo is displayed in front of the Yahoo headquarters on July 2012 in Sunnyvale, California.
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Yahoo and AOL will form Oath, a new company, under Verizon

Jun 13, 2017
Verizon is expected to close on its $4.4 billion acquisition of Yahoo today after nearly a year of negotiations. Verizon will combine Yahoo with its property AOL to create Oath, the largest digital media company in the United States, with more visitors than Google. Will Oath have a chance to compete with Google and Facebook […]

Hackers hit Yahoo again in largest data breach ever

Dec 15, 2016
Yahoo users list many reasons to stay loyal.
 

 
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