Yahoo's CEO says she plans to stay following sale to Verizon, but a look at history and her incentives for leaving makes it likely her tenure will be short.
Yahoo will be rolled into Verizon's AOL operations and CEO Marissa Meyers could be working again with AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who worked with Mayer at Google for years and tried unsuccessfully to convince her to combine the two companies...Show More Summary
It's official: Verizon is acquiring Yahoo's core business for $4.83 billion. The deal, announced Monday morning, will see the end of an era for Yahoo. But in Verizon's announcement of the deal, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong also uttered a word...Show More Summary
The Yahoo CEO job is the most "cursed" job in tech. From Carol Bartz and Scott Thompson to Marissa Mayer, a parade of once-respected executives have walked in to Yahoo thinking they could turn it around, only to fail spectacularly, and...Show More Summary
He seems to mean it!
Will Verizon snap up Yahoo’s web assets — and what might that look like? We don’t have an answer just yet, but there’s one person who might have some ideas about what it would look like: Aol CEO Tim Armstrong, who will be joining us at Disrupt NY in May this year. And naturally, it’s around the time to start asking again what Aol looks like under… Read More
AOL Chief Executive Tim Armstrong aims to turn Verizon Communications into a digital-advertising powerhouse that poses a credible threat to Facebook and Google, the juggernauts of the digital-ad market.
UBS’s John Hodulik today describes a lunch with Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, which was bought last year by Verizon Communications (VZ), whose shares Hodulik rates a Neutral. Armstrong filled in UBS about things the company is learningShow More Summary
Let's make a deal.
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 [...]
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 […]
Verizon is considering a bid for Yahoo and reportedly has AOL CEO Tim Armstrong exploring the deal.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has reached out to Yahoo on behalf of Verizon for a possible acquisition, Bloomberg's Scott Moritz reported Monday. The report said Armstrong is reaching out "informally," and will act on behalf of AOL's parentShow More Summary
LAS VEGAS - While advances in targeted digital media advertising have become increasing powerful, the creative side of has become "anemic" - and needs to be addressed, says Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, in this interview with...Show More Summary
Tim Armstrong oversaw the biggest tech sale of 2015 so far, when he sold AOL to mobile phone giant Verizon for $4.4 billion. That landed the AOL CEO at number 2 on Business Insider's 2015 Silicon Alley 100, the list of the most important people in New York City tech this year. Show More Summary
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong isn't bothered that he has a new boss. Instead, he's happy that he has more time for work. "For me the most enjoyable thing about the Verizon deal personally is that I can do more work," Armstrong said on stage at Code/Mobile in Half Moon Bay, California on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Tim Armstrong sees the future of content is mobile. So, at a glitzy event that included performances by Snoop Dogg and Alabama Shakes, the AOL CEO pulled back the curtain on parent company Verizon's much talked-about free mobile service, go90. Show More Summary
Before AOL CEO Tim Armstrong outed Deanna Fei's daughter to the world as a "distressed baby," Fei had no idea that her husband's CEO knew anything about the couple's child. Certainly not how she came into this world at 25 weeks and weighing one pound and nine ounces. Show More Summary
The company also gave out details on the expanded role of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who will continue to lead AOL operations post-closing. He will report to Marni Walden, Verizon executive vice president and president of Product Innovation and New Businesses. Show More Summary
Less than two months after the deal was announced, Verizon has closed on its $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will take on the added responsibility of overseeing Verizon Digital Media Services, Verizon's advertising platform, quieting rumors he might bolt for the open CEO job at Twitter. Show More Summary