Tuesday January 06, 2015

Verizon Is Said To Approach AOL For Possible Takeover

Dumbest deal of the decade or match made in heaven?

Verizon’s primarily interested in AOL’s programmatic advertising technology -- the automated buying and selling of ads online -- which two people said could be paired with a future online-video product. With a takeover it would also gain Internet properties including The Huffington Post and subscribers who pay for Internet access.