5 things to know about the big AOL-Verizon deal

by Ricardo Bilton
Tim Armstrong finally got his deal. The AOL CEO announced this morning that it’s being acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion, a deal that gives a AOL a deep-pocketed new owner and Verizon a viable ad tech and video platform. Here’s what you need to know about the deal. It’s all about the ad tech. And data. The AOL of 2015 is very different from the AOL of 1999.Read the full article