Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the company’s push in mobile and advertising fields. The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the online video space.
The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as companies try to shield online communications from government spies and other snoops.
AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a “significant number” of its email users’ accounts.
Facebook updated totals on Tuesday, reporting 901 million monthly active users, 300 million photos uploaded per day and 125 billion friendships.