Verizon articles

Verizon will wait after the holidays to kill the Note 7

Earlier this month Samsung announced that it was going to issue an update to all US Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that would prevent the devices from charging, effectively turning the troubled handset into a brick. Shortly after Verizon took the…

Tumblr to flip the switch on blog ads this week

Wow, that didn’t take long. Just one day after Verizon revealed it would be acquiring Yahoo for $4.83 billion, Tumblr quietly announced intentions to introduce ads across its more than 300 million blogs (Yahoo, as you may recall, purchased the…

Verizon close to securing $5 billion Yahoo buyout; updated

Verizon is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to purchase Yahoo’s core internet business for $5 billion. The telecommunications giant, which bought AOL last year for $4.4 billion, has long been considered the favorite to win the bidding for Yahoo’s…