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Verizon wants Yahoo

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 enlists AOL CEO to explore Yahoo deal

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 […]

More signs Verizon reportedly looking at Yahoo

Verizon is considering a bid for Yahoo and reportedly has AOL CEO Tim Armstrong exploring the deal.        

Verizon is thinking about buying Yahoo, and AOL boss Tim Armstrong is leading talks (YHOO, VZW)

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

(VIDEO) Digital Ad Creativity has Become "Anemic," AOL CEO Tim Armstrong

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

AOL's Tim Armstrong made the biggest deal in New York tech this year — here's how the $4.4 billion Verizon deal went down

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 loves not running a public company

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

Do We Need Another Video Platform? Verizon Thinks So

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

This baby shamed a CEO. Here's why her story should be a warning to any employee

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

With AOL In The Bag, What’s Next For Verizon?

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

It's a Done Deal: AOL Is Now Part of Verizon

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

Verizon officially completes its AOL acquisition

A little over a month ago, Verizon announced it was purchasing AOL for the tune of $4.4 billion dollars. Today, that transaction is complete. AOL was sold for the expected $50 per share, in cash. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will continue to...Show More Summary

Adam Bain as Next Twitter CEO? Agency Players Are Split on His Candidacy

Who will lead Twitter after Dick Costolo steps down as CEO on July 1? Some of the possible external candidates being bandied about today seem like longshots, chiefly Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who would both be difficult and expensive to pry away from their current employers. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Tim Armstrong's Goal of "Open" AdTech Dominance: "Open is the New Black," Says Banker Terry Kawaja

In a  keynote address to some 500 leaders of the adtech industry gathered in New York by the investment bank boutique LUMA partners, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong shared an expansive  view on the sale of AOL to Verizon and the future of AOL....Show More Summary

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Could Make $180 Million in Verizon Deal

9 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

You’ll have to forgive AOL CEO Tim Armstrong for smiling so much lately. See, Armstrong just learned that he could rake in roughly $180 million after Verizon completes its acquisition of AOL. According to The Wall Street Journal, Armstrong is the biggest shareholder of AOL stock. Show More Summary

AOL Boss Stands to Get $180 Million

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong stands to net nearly $180 million from the sale of his company to Verizon, though he won’t be eligible for a good chunk of that money until a year after the deal closes.

The Verizon-AOL deal: Is this ‘the year everything happens’?

9 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, center, applauds during opening bell ceremonies of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo. Verizon on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 announced it is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields. Show More Summary

AOL Chief: The Future of Media is ‘Mobile’ (Video)

9 months agoNews : Truthdig

The future of nearly all media—and consequently, all advertising—is on our phones, said AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in a video memo to employees after announcing the sale of his company to Verizon. The New York Times reports: “If there isShow More Summary

(VIDEO) AOL's Tim Armstrong to Keynote LUMA Partners' Annual Digital Media CEO Fest

As CEO's of leading adtech companies along with institutional and strategic investors gather for  LUMA Partners' annual one-day conference in Manhattan next week, there will surely be talk on and off the stage about the the acquisition of AOL by Verizon. Show More Summary

Verizon Had One Thing On Its Mind When It Agreed To Buy AOL: CEO Tim Armstrong

When Tim Armstrong replaced Randy Falco as CEO of AOL on March 12 2009, most independent observers felt that Armstrong was making a terrible mistake. President of Google’s Americas division and having recently co-founded local news website Patch, Armstrong seemed to have it all, yet his first task at AOL [...]

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