Ole Miss was charged with a slew of rules violations by the NCAA on Jan. 29, per Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde, and a new report from the Associated Press' David Brandt on Tuesday shed light on the distribution and severity of the infractions. Citing...Show More Summary
ESPN and DraftKings have ended their exclusive advertising agreement, according to a Yahoo report. Daniel Roberts reports that it was likely DraftKings—who are facing dozens of class action lawsuits, as well as engaged in a major legal battle with the State of New York—who asked to end the agreement. ESPN declined to comment on the report. Read more...
ESPN’s exclusive relationship with daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings is over reports Daniel Roberts of Yahoo! Finance. The original advertising deal (reached on the heels of ESPN backing away from investing in Draftkings) – was announced last June came at the industry’s high point before the ground beneath them started cracking. Show More Summary
Reports that the wireless giant is interested in buying the ailing Internet company has some analysts scratching their heads
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Yahoo is worthless alone, but its "core" assets could be differentiating for Verizon's competition
The 2015 football season included an apples-to-paperclips comparison of normal TV ratings to Internet numbers generated by the Bills-Jaguars stream on Yahoo. The 2015 football season ended with a little (or a lot) of embellishment of the Super Bowl audience. CBS announced, and NFL.com trumpeted, that 167 million viewers tuned in for the game, “making…
The tech bus protest movement was dead — or so we thought. In the first protest in nearly a year, dozens of people blocked the commuter shuttles that drive employees from San Francisco an hour south to Silicon Valley for work. Among...Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO — Verizon has tapped AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to lead preliminary discussions of a potential purchase of Yahoo, according to Bloomberg, citing “a person with knowledge of the situation.” Armstrong joined Verizon last year after the company acquired AOL in May for $4.4 billion. By purchasing AOL, Verizon took a major step into [...]
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(Image: Rob Pegoraro/Yahoo Tech) Verizon Wireless is streaming all over the idea of net neutrality. Of course, that’s not how the nation’s largest wireless carrier — which just began exempting video streamed via its own go90 video app from the data quotas of its service plans— would describe it. Show More Summary
Speaking on CNBC’s Mad Money, Verizon CEO Lowel McAdam confirmed the carrier’s interest in acquiring at least some of Yahoo’s Internet assets, as it plans to move further into digital media. “We said on this show a month ago in December we would look at it. I think their board is being very responsible in […]
Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc’s assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation. Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, hasn’t hired bankers to conduct an offer and there have been no formal […]
(Yahoo! Answers Link) Information sites like Yahoo! Answers are meant to serve as community driven forums where people can ask any question and receive an insightful answer, and by any question I mean absolutely anything, no matter how obvious or ridiculous. Show More Summary
Bloomberg: Largest US phone carrier seeks expanded mobile ad revenue.
Super Bowl 50 was the most-streamed Super Bowl game ever, but it didn't break the NFL's own livestreaming record. As it announced this year's Super Bowl audience—111.9 million, the third highest in Super Bowl history—CBS said its livestream of Sunday's game averaged 1.4 million viewers per minute. Show More Summary
Verizon is considering a bid for Yahoo and reportedly has AOL CEO Tim Armstrong exploring the deal.
The vultures swarmed the moment Cam Newton departed his post-Super Bowl 50 media session after roughly three minutes. No, it was not a good look for Newton, who Yahoo's Eric Adelson so eoloquently wrote, went from Superman to Incredible Sulk with his postgame ghosting. Show More Summary
Verizon Communications Inc. has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo! Inc. assets, according to a person with... To view the full story, click the title l...