Monday, December 5, 2016

verizon

Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016

Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise.

To boost traffic and revenue even more, Verizon...

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016

Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion, marking the end of an era for a company that once defined the internet.

It is the second time in as many years that Verizon, extending its digital reach, has snapped up the remnants of a fallen internet star. The nation's largest wireless carrier...

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016

Verizon has agreed to buy online portal Yahoo Inc. for roughly $5 billion, according to multiple media reports, each citing a single unnamed source.

The deal is expected to be announced formally on Monday before markets open, the reports said.

Verizon had emerged in recent days as...

Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2016

Could the next "House of Cards" be coming to your phone?

That's what Verizon hopes now that it's paid more than $100 million for a piece of the online-video studio AwesomenessTV. It's the latest attempt by a maturing, mainstream corporation to find growth in non-traditional video...

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

Verizon has long been known as a home phone and wireless service provider. But it's evolving to make more money by tracking what we watch and read on our phones.

About two-thirds of U.S adults now carry smartphones, according to the Pew Research...

Tuesday, May. 12, 2015

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom's push in both mobile and advertising fields.

The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into increasingly competitive online video. The New York company is the country's largest...

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads...