After buying Yahoo for nearly $5 billion, Verizon is now in the search business

by Greg Sterling
It’s now official: Verizon is buying Yahoo for roughly $4.8 billion. The deal includes most of Yahoo’s assets, though not the Alibaba shares or Yahoo Japan and several other assets. Verizon acquired AOL in 2015 for more than $4 billion and now will need to merge and integrate the two companies’ assets and infrastructure.Read the full article